HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Seven on Your Side reached out to the office of Gov. Phil Bryant for a statement regarding his Alma mater, The University of Southern Mississippi, taking down the state flag.
Nicole Webb, Bryant's communications director, said his position has not changed and sent a statement where he referenced state law.
The statement is as followed:
Although Bryant did comment on his opinion of Ole Miss taking down the flag, Webb said Bryant would not be issuing a separate statement regarding his opinion on Southern Miss' decision.
Bryant received his bachelors degree from The University of Southern Mississippi.