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Reeves says new cases down in nearly 80% of state; 1 new death in Lincoln County

New COVID-19 cases are declining steadily in more than 80% of the state’s 82 counties, Gov. Tate Reeves said in a Thursday afternoon conference. Reeves ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Mississippi ranked among worst for social distancing, child virus cases

Two studies show Mississippi as one of the states least concerned about social distancing and with one of the highest rates of coronavirus infections in ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Brookhaven pastor loves the heart of his congregation

In the past decade, The Rev. Jim Mannon of Brookhaven Assembly of God has seen God change his church from a traditionally white congregation to ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Police searching for man “armed and dangerous”

Brookhaven police are looking for a man considered armed and dangerous. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has called off an investigation and Brookhaven Police Department ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Sheriff’s office, police give case updates

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has called off an investigation and the Brookhaven Police Department asks the public’s assistance in some open investigations.   Investigation ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Immunization records can now be printed at home

In an effort to ease stress on parents during back-to-school preparation, the Mississippi State Department of Health now offers a convenient way for parents to ... Read more

2 days ago by Special Report.

First day of school memories

Lincoln County schools reopened for classes Monday. Many students were excited to see each other and to get a new academic year started. Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Making her way back from upside down — Lincoln County teen recovering

A West Lincoln teenager is making progress in her recovery from bleeding on her brain. For the past several weeks, Jordyn Magee’s life could be ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

COVID-19 update: New cases falling 3rd day in a row, Lincoln County sees 1 new death

For a third day in a row, Mississippi’s COVID-19 numbers have drastically fallen. New cases reported by the Mississippi State Department of Health Tuesday totaled ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

State auditor’s report updates county cases

Updates on Lincoln County cases and all other investigations by the Office of State Auditor Shad White are now public in the office’s recently-published Annual ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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