Brett Campbell, Author at Daily Leader

News

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office investigating Sontag murder

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide on Smith Ferry Road, Sontag. Sheriff Ryan Everett said the investigation began at approximately 8 a.m. ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, June 21, 2024 9:35 pm

News

Citizen complaints: Brookhaven aldermen hear comments on City Hall relocation

Several Brookhaven citizens appeared before the Board of Aldermen Tuesday to express concern over and ask questions about the City’s plans to relocate its government ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Friday, June 21, 2024 9:45 am

News

City of Brookhaven accepts garbage bid

The City of Brookhaven has approved a bid to make Waste Management its new household garbage service provider. Monday, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, June 20, 2024 2:30 pm

News

Mississippi deploys $70.9M for broadband projects in 19 counties

The Office of Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi (BEAM) recently approved 24 broadband infrastructure projects to be funded by the Capital Projects Fund (CPF). ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, June 20, 2024 10:30 am

News

SeaWolves to compete at MATE World Championship     

Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Seawolf Underwater Robotics Engineering Team, the SeaWolves, has arrived to compete at the 2024 MATE World Championship held this year in Kingsport, ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Thursday, June 20, 2024 9:28 am

News

Brookhaven massive power outage lasts just half an hour

More than 1,000 customers were without electricity Wednesday afternoon in Brookhaven for approximately 30 minutes. Entergy Mississippi reported outages along Hwy. 51 from Hwy. 550 ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Wednesday, June 19, 2024 4:57 pm

Crime Reports

Lincoln County Jail docket: Brookhaven man charged with aggravated drug trafficking

Lincoln County Jail docket, Thursday-Monday, June 13-17, 2024: EDITOR’S NOTE: on June 15, 2024, charges for Lasteven D. Lewis of McComb were incorrectly submitted by ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 2:30 pm

News

Natchez man arrested for burglary 1 day after hung jury on murder committed during a burglary

On Wednesday, June 12, a jury failed to return a unanimous verdict for a Natchez man on trial for a 2019 murder committed during a ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:00 pm

News

Brookhaven can BET on Ja’Bria

Brookhaven 8-year-old JaBria McCullum has been nominated for a BET Award. She is one of eight children to be nominated for the YoungStars Award at ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:00 pm

Opinion

Today is a good day

I was birthed in a little rural hospital in Northeast Mississippi, just shy of a mile from where I later planned to attend community college (but ... Read more

by Brett Campbell, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:00 am

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