Lincoln County Newswire

Lincoln County Newswire

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  1. A tale of two actionsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | Lincoln Journal

    Our county's latest excursion upstairs to Lincoln County Circuit Court, last week, caused us to compare this new case with the previous civil action filed by the commission. Thursday saw H. Truman Chafin arrive at the Lincoln County Courthouse to file a major civil complaint against various big pharmacy companies, the State Board of Pharmacy, a local pharmacy since shuttered but later reopened by a new company, and a former Hamlin pharmacist.

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  2. Breazeale joins MCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... will serve as the industry association liaison. Breazeale was recently recognized as a "Top 20 Under 40" in Lincoln County and recently won an award of excellence for community relations in corporate/external communications from the Public Relations ...

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  3. Chamber recognizes Reed's MetalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Reed's Metals was named Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for February.

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  4. 'I have something for you' - Commission served moments after meeting adjournsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Lincoln Journal

    In a somewhat unexpected development, Thursday evening, May 4, 2017, the three members of the Lincoln County Commission and the commission itself were served papers in a recently filed federal lawsuit. Commission President Charles Vance had just adjourned the evening's regular session at 6:19 p.m. when a retired U.S. marshal told the commissioners that he had something for them.

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  5. California Seeming: The Lodi and Lincoln similaritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Lincoln Journal

    The recently enacted nuisance ordinance in Lincoln County, and the subsequent circuit court civil filing by the Lincoln County Commission against two companies and six individuals, exhibit a number a similarities to a widely reported environmental case in California from a number of years ago. The City of Lodi became involved in protracted legal proceedings against alleged polluters before the turn of the millennium.

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  6. Flag raising FridayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    Children's Memorial Flag day will take place on Friday April 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Lincoln County Court House. Children's Memorial Flag Day is a reminder that the most innocent among us can also be affected by the most unforgiving of crimes.

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  7. Grant success for clerk, assessor helps ease the sting of budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    Courthouse officials have been successful, once again, in securing state funding support for records functions in offices at the Lincoln County Courthouse. The grant, confirmed in recent weeks, goes a small way in helping to ease the sting of budget cuts that have impacted all departments at the seat of government here.

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  8. Brookhaven community mourns loss of high school student killed in crash driving to promRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    The Brookhaven community is mourning the loss of a high school student killed in a crash on her way to prom. The Lincoln County Deputy Medical Examiner confirms 18-year-old Brittney Hill was driving one of the cars involved in a two-car collision that happened Friday night on Zetus Road.

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  9. Brookhaven community mourns loss of high school student killed in crash driving to promRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Brookhaven community is mourning the loss of a high school student killed in a crash on her way to prom. The Lincoln County Deputy Medical Examiner confirms 18-year-old Brittney Hill was driving one of the cars involved in a two-car collision that happened Friday night on Zetus Road.

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  10. Hindu temple proposal causes controversy in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WAAY

    A Thursday evening meeting at the Lincoln County Courthouse was a heated one, as the owners of the Budget Inn Motel in Fayetteville fought for a Hindu temple on their property. "It's always been run down and there's never been any improvements made to it," Hudson said.

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  11. Tornado Confirmed in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A survey showed that a twister with top winds of 110 mph touched down just inside Franklin County at 12:57 a.m. It moved 17.5 miles east through Lincoln County, crossing Interstate 55 before lifting off northeast of Brookhaven at 1:22 a.m. The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale, had an unusually wide path, peaking at 1,000 yards .

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  12. Weather Service confirms southwest Mississippi tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A survey showed that a twister with top winds of 110 mph touched down just inside Franklin County at 12:57 a.m. It moved 17.5 miles east through Lincoln County, crossing Interstate 55 before lifting off northeast of Brookhaven at 1:22 a.m. The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale, had an unusually wide path, peaking at 1,000 yards .

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  13. Emergency proclamation declared for Brookhaven during clean-up effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Hwy from Natchez Avenue to Hwy 84 from 8 p.m. last night until 8:30 a.m. this morning. Mayor Cox says that Lincoln County was one of the areas most affected by the storm. He goes on to say that thankfully, no one was physically injured during the ...

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  14. Close call for some Brookhaven families after severe weather tears through cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Thousands woke up to no power and widespread damage after severe weather tore through Lincoln County. Emergency officials say the cause was straight line winds.

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  15. Chamber recognizes Reed's MetalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Reed's Metals was voted as Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for February.

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  16. Ver Kilen sexual assault trial set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Merrill Foto News

    A four-day jury trial is scheduled to start Monday in Lincoln County Circuit Court for a 57-year-old Irma man accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with multiple juvenile females. Gary P. Ver Kilen was charged in October 2016 with felony charges including two counts of child enticement and two counts of first degree sexual assault-sexual contact with person under age 13. According to court records, a Lincoln County deputy was advised of the alleged incidents in June 2016.

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  17. Hub City man sentenced to prison in 2016 assault, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Hub City man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a 2016 fight and robbery that left one person injured. Artavias McGowan, 26, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and robbery in Forrest County Circuit Court Friday.

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  18. Source: RNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Mississippi Bureau of Investigation; Office of the Mississippi State Auditor; Marion County Sheriff's Office; Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and Hattiesburg Police Department. The U.S. Marshals Service; Mississippi Department of Corrections; ...

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  19. Bird flu found at Tyson Foods chicken supplierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... is not identifying the farm where the chickens were destroyed, saying only that it is located in the state's Lincoln County, just west of Chattanooga. There have been bird flu outbreaks in China and in Europe in recent months, though they are of ...

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  20. Hamlin, West Hamlin vote to retain counsel for big pharma lawsuitRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    Lincoln County's two municipalities recently voted to retain legal counsel for a possible lawsuit against major pain pill suppliers. The decisions came at the February 6, 2017 monthly meetings of Hamlin and West Hamlin's town councils.

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