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City of Hattiesburg to offer discounts for old fines

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The City of Hattiesburg Municipal Court is offering an Amnesty Program to allow individuals to pay old fines at a discounted rate.

Starting Feb. 9, any outstanding citation issued before Jan. 1, 2014 may be discounted by 25 percent of the total cost if the balance is paid in full.

“Any citations or charges prior to Jan. 1, 2014 are included,” said Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler. “The exclusion will be Jan.1, 2014 to present. [Those] will not be included in the amnesty program.”

Payments will be accepted until March 27, and they can be made at 702 James Street in Hattiesburg Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No personal checks over $200 will be accepted.

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