The mystery of the posted 16th section land signs on creosote-contaminated property has been solved.
The signs appeared last week on land along Eastside Avenue in Hattiesburg. It's in an area where Leo Watts has been growing a garden for the past 14 years.
The property is owned by the Hattiesburg School District, which recently leased it to a private company. The owner of the company is giving Watts until September 1st to harvest his garden before using it for other purposes.
The owner -- Hattiesburg businessman Bobby Chain. Chain confirms he leased the land from the school district to use as storage for his nearby Chain Electric Company.
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