The City of Hattiesburg's contract with Groundworx has been ruled unconstitutional by Chancery Judge Ronald Doleac. You can read the ruling below.
Ward 4 Counciwoman Mary Dryden voted for the contract. Dryden's in laws stood to make an estimated $12 to $18 million dollars on the contract by leasing and/or selling thousands of acres of land. Dryden was a vocal supporter of Groundworx. Read more on that here.