Mississippi legislators working on bill for ‘Buffett Beach’

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From GulfLive.com: “House passes bill to name Pascagoula beach `Buffett Beach’

Mississippi legislators are working to name a Gulf Coast beach for the native son who wrote and sang “Margaritaville.”

Representatives voted 119-1 on Monday to pass House Bill 886, which would designate a sandy stretch in Pascagoula as Buffett Beach.

Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett was born in Pascagoula and grew up in Mobile, Alabama.

The 69-year-old Buffett also wrote “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes.”

The beach-naming bill moves to the state Senate for more debate.

Last September, the Pacagoula City Council voted to name a bridge along the beach in honor of Buffett, who attended a dedication ceremony and performed for the crowd.

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Article source: http://www.buffettnews.com/2016/03/01/25623/