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Recognition

  • 2008 Bicycle Friendly Community (first city in Mississippi)
  • 2006 – 07 and 2007 - 08 Recycler of the Year – Recycler of the Year – Mississippi Recycling Coalition
  • 2007 Mississippi Scenic Community – Urban Forestry Commission
  • 2005 Commendation for Preservation of Historic Structures (Mississippi Department of Archives & History)
  • 2001 – 2009 Tree City USA Award, every year


Rated by many magazine retirement-related articles as a top U. S. city, including

  • 2007 – Money Magazine 100 Best Places To Live
  • 2008 – Outside Magazine 20 Best Small Towns in America
  • 2005 – CBS News Story – one of five ideal retirement places