2009

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February 12

February 15

February 17

  • WMAH (PBS) and WXXV (FOX) are two of the Mississippi stations that cease analog broadcasting. WDAM (NBC) and WHLT (CBS) continue broadcasting both analog and digital signals.

February 25

  • Ashland Inc. announces it will close the Hercules plant by the end of the year

March 27

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Century Park, a new residential community at USM

April 6

May 1

July 21

July 28

August 7

October 4

November 16

November 18

December 3

December 4

  • A few inches of snow falls late December 4 and early December 5
  • Old Athens Grill opens

December 7

December 10

Other

These are events that don't have a specific known date

  • November - Construction began on the USM parking garage