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Library Services Returning To Waveland

Library services will be returning to Waveland. The storm-damaged city has been without a library ever since Katrina destroyed the Coleman Avenue facility. 

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the Hancock County Library System a grant that will lease the building and pay employees salaries, utility bills and all materials.

It's part of a $12.2 million grant that's available to 13 Katrina damaged communities in Mississippi and Louisiana. It will also bring a temporary library to the Pearlington community.

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