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Bill to name Pascagoula beach after Jimmy Buffett passes

Leaders say they wanted to do more to recognize the singer's contribution. (Photo source: WLOX News) Leaders say they wanted to do more to recognize the singer's contribution. (Photo source: WLOX News)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

A bill to name the entire Pascagoula beach after singer Jimmy Buffett passed the state senate on Wednesday.

City leaders have been working on the campaign since May 2015, as they were preparing to dedicate a bridge in Buffett's honor.

Leaders say they wanted to do more to recognize Buffett's contributions, and believe a beach named after him will draw more tourists to the city. 

WLOX News Now reporter Trang Pham-Bui will have more on the bill tonight. 

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