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New Lincoln County Emergency Management director hired

Chris Reid is the new Lincoln County Emergency Management director. The Lincoln County Civil Defense Council made the hiring recommendation to both the county’s Board ... Read more

1 day ago by Brett Campbell.

Boy catches 2 bass on his first cast

Lincoln County 4-year-old Waylon “Way Way”  Richardson has done something most anglers can only dream about. On his first cast, two hungry bass struck the ... Read more

1 day ago by Brett Campbell.

‘A hopeful day’ — Habitat breaks ground on new house

More than two dozen people stood in the empty lot on Laird Circle to celebrate with a new Habitat for Humanity partner. The faces of ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Pinwheels point to child abuse awareness

Blue and silver pinwheels spin in the breeze across downtown Brookhaven and will continue to do so throughout the month of April. Each one represents ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Welding students are earning job skills

The sparks fly when Lincoln County’s welding students are in the shop — and they’re not just from welding and grinding. The bright flashes come ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

It’s watermelon-growing time for Lincoln County 4th graders

The annual Fourth Grade Watermelon Contest is about to begin — the Lincoln County Master Gardeners’ yearly effort to get students involved in growing something ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Severe weather expected across area today

Lincoln County is under a moderate risk of severe weather today, with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m. The mostly ... Read more

2 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Runoff absentee voting has begun

Absentee voting for the Brookhaven Primary Runoff Election is underway Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the office of the City Clerk. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Brett Campbell.

Forestry Commission warns against wisteria

Mississippi residents are encouraged not to plant Chinese or Japanese wisteria in their yards. The Mississippi Forestry Commission warns that the non-native plants are harmful ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

No rain today but severe weather coming Friday

No rain and temperatures in the 80s are expected for Lincoln County Thursday, with severe weather moving in Friday. The National Weather Service in Jackson ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

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