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L’ville Subway restaurant targeted in Tues. morning burglary

From Staff Reports Officials with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a burglary on Main Street in Leakesville early Tuesday morning. The break-in occurred around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Subway restaurant next to Dollar General and was discovered by employees reporting to work Tuesday morning. Investigator Adam Kelly, who is heading up the…

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McLain man among suspects sought in George Co. ATM theft

From Staff Reports The George County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man with ties to McLain as a suspect in an attempted ATM theft Sunday morning in Benndale. George County Sheriff Keith Havard said in a press release on Tuesday that Joe Howard McLeod, 34, is wanted for grand larceny and is considered to…

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BOS taking bids on surplus property at Leakeville factory

County leaders hope to move forward on a long-awaited solution to a decades-old problem By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The old factory building in Leakesville has been a fixture on Main Street for decades. But, the property’s golden years are long gone and it appears the days of ‘kicking the can down the road’ are over…

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