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Lincoln County unemployed numbers fall, but not back to normal

Lincoln County had an unemployment rate of 9.1% in May, down from April’s historic high of 13%, but still well above numbers in recent years. ... Read more

2 months ago by Brett Campbell.

State Bank completes merger with name change to BankPlus

State Bank is now BankPlus. Though the banks began their merger nine months ago, the name change has just taken effect. BancPlus Corporation acquired State ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Leader Staff.

‘Zap the Gap’ aims to reduce cell, internet, gas service gaps

The Public Service Commission encourages participation in “Zap the Gap” program to expand areas with certain service gaps. Public Service Commission Southern District Commissioner Dane ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Smith Machine owner: ‘I thought it was pretty nice’

A local, family-owned business has just been granted a national audience. Smith Machine & Welding Co. Inc. will celebrate its 50th anniversary in September, and ... Read more

2 months ago by Brett Campbell.

Governor to deliver ‘good news’ of a ‘major economic development’ for Lincoln County

The governor is coming to town to make “a major economic development announcement.” That’s the message Garrick Combs — executive director of the Brookhaven-Lincoln County ... Read more

6 months ago by Brett Campbell.

GB Bakery closing, new downtown eatery coming

Regular customers of GB Bakery must find another place for a Howlin’ Wulf Nitro, a breakfast pizza or chicken and waffles. The restaurant that opened ... Read more

7 months ago by Brett Campbell.

Wesson’s top leaders, businesses to be lauded at Chamber banquet

Jan. 23 in Wesson will be a night of good food, networking and recognition. The Wesson Chamber of Commerce will hold its 27th annual banquet ... Read more

7 months ago by Aaron Paden.

BancPlus acquires State Bank & Trust

BancPlus Corporation, the parent company of BankPlus, and State Capital Corp., parent company of State Bank & Trust Company, jointly announced Thursday the signing of ... Read more

11 months ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Downtown Brookhaven Fred’s on list of closures

Fred’s announced today it will close 159 underperforming stores — including the downtown location in Brookhaven — by the end of May. The location on ... Read more

1 year ago by Daily Leader.

IDF takes pulse of the local economy

Members of the Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s Industrial Development Foundation gathered in the conference room at the Chamber Monday afternoon to discuss the latest ... Read more

1 year ago by Brett Campbell.

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