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Hernando's controversial vaping ordinance was approved Tuesday on a 4-3 vote which amends the city's smoking ban to include prohibiting vaping in public places with the exception of allowing vaping inside a business in which more than 75 percent of the business is "vaping related."

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Hernando aldermen approved rezoning for a tightly-compacted upscale community off Memphis Street — with greenspace amenities — Tuesday over and above the objections of one alderman who argued the R-10 zoning classification wasn't allowed under the city's development plan, a guide or blueprin…

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A 24-year-old Memphis man is dead after taking his own life following a police chase that began when Hernando Police spotted a vehicle for which a "Be On the Lookout," or a BOLO, had been broadcast over police radio.

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Don Daniels has a wide and varied amount of involvement and experience around several areas of interest. Daniels is a retired Nazarene pastor who still works with churches. He has served as a missionary to the Navajo nation, has had financial experience and studied law at one time. Daniels h…

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Five of the seven candidates running for the vacant Ward 2 seat on the Southaven Board of Aldermen took part in a forum on Monday, Feb. 5 at Trinity Baptist Church. Topics from crime, infrastructure, the restaurant tax plan known previously known as Penny for the Parks, and others were discu…

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For as many times as Holly Springs Road has held the top spot on the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors 15-year Road Project List, one might think the project would be well under way by now.

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Longtime Road Department employee, Dewayne Hall, center, (fifth from left) was honored recently for his 21 years of service to DeSoto County. Making the presentation was DeSoto County Assistant Road Manager Mike Kennedy. Looking on, are, from left, DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco; District …

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Pat Sylvester, principal investigator for NFusion, a federal and state program aimed at improving the lives and educational opportunities of youth, is targeting its message to the public at large and families who might not be aware of the program's existence.

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The 2+2 Program at Northwest Mississippi Community College DeSoto Center and the University of Mississippi - DeSoto sponsored an Education Night at the Jan. 27 Memphis Hustle game. Students from the partner institutions were recognized throughout the game, as well as students from DeSoto Cou…

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The Family Life Center at Horn Lake’s First Baptist Church has been busy on Saturday mornings the past couple of weeks, not for expressions of faith, but rather allowing those with special needs to express themselves to the world.

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