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Lincoln County corrections officer arrested for allegedly smuggling contraband into the jail

An employee was recently arrested for attempting to sneak contraband into the Lincoln County Jail, according to authorities. Demetrius Tanner, 35, of Hazlehurst, a corrections ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Thursday, January 5, 2017 6:59 pm

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Wesson supports camp for terminally ill children

Chronically ill children have a special place in the hearts of the Wesson Board of Aldermen. That’s why they unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday to ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Thursday, January 5, 2017 11:22 am

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EF1 Tornado rips through Lincoln and Copiah counties

Preliminary data from the National Weather Service in Jackson indicates an EF1 tornado went through Lincoln and Copiah counties Monday afternoon. NWS storm survey teams ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:28 pm

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2016: Here’s our year in review

Editor’s note: The year 2016 was full of celebration and heartache, joy and sorrow. Below is a sampling of some of the year’s biggest stories. ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Sunday, January 1, 2017 8:17 am

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Mississippi Symphony Orchestra bringing ‘Mozart by Candlelight’ to Brookhaven

To start 2017 on the right note, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra will perform “Mozart by Candlelight” at the Haven Theatre Jan. 13. Brookhaven Little Theatre ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Friday, December 30, 2016 11:19 am

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November sales tax diversion’s up slightly

Brookhaven’s sales tax diversions picked up slightly in November, in large part due to the ramp up for the holiday shopping season, according to City ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Thursday, December 29, 2016 11:37 am

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County unemployment rate continues downward trend

Lincoln County’s unemployment rate continued to drop in November, settling on 5.1 percent at the end of the month, according to preliminary numbers released by ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 9:14 am

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Porches coming to Brookhaven Country Club

A favorite Wesson eatery will soon be open in Brookhaven. Chris McSweyn, the owner of Porches of Wesson, will open the restaurant’s second location at ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:26 am

Brookhaven little theatre

Brookhaven Little Theatre auditioning for ‘Mary Poppins’

With the new year comes the desire to try new things or to revisit old goals. Brookhaven Little Theatre has just the activity for those ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Sunday, December 25, 2016 7:24 am

Brookhaven

Business incubator, café opens on First Street

Suzanne Smith wants to help build the small business backbone of Brookhaven. The Lincoln County native hopes to do that by educating those from her ... Read more

by Alex Jacks, Friday, December 23, 2016 10:52 am

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