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Forrest County Board of Supervisors bans firearms in some buildings

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FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Forrest County Board of Supervisors ruled Monday morning to ban the open carry of firearms in certain facilities owned or leased by the county.

Some places where open firearms are prohibited are the county courthouse, Forrest County School District offices and the Hattiesburg Public Library. More than 30 locations in the county are under this regulation.

Board of Supervisors President David Hogan says the ruling takes effect immediately, and informational signs will be posted in the coming days.

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