Hattiesburg announces legal action against Stion Corporation

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – The City of Hattiesburg will be taking legal action against the Stion Corporation after the company announced it would be closing its plant next month.

After an executive session Tuesday evening, city council voted unanimously to authorize the city attorney, Randy Pope, to work with Forrest County and Hattiesburg Public School District attorneys to file a notice of delinquency, or a legal notification of an overdue payment, regarding scheduled in lieu payments from Stion Corporation and take whatever necessary steps to move forward in collecting said payments.