Area News

Disney World Beta be ready for these Greene County students

By ANNETTE HARVISON Herald Staff Greene County Jr. Beta Club members virtually showed out for this year’s state Beta convention, and many of them are moving on the national convention which will be later this summer in Disney World. Leakesville Junior High School and Sand Hill School Beta Club members all worked hard to prepare…

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Future of factory back on the table for BOS

County leaders considering scrapping the building in hopes of a fresh start for prime location By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The county-owned factory building in the center of Leakesville has served as both a burden and a political football for town and county leaders for decades. It appears that may be about to change. County supervisors,…

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Terry Young to seek State Line mayor position

Special to the Herald Terry Young has announced his candidacy for State Line Mayor. His name will appear on the June 8 ballot. “As a lifelong resident of State Line, I have decided to run for Mayor in this upcoming term,” he said. “I have served on the Board of Aldermen the past four years,…

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Radcliff announces bid for Dist. 1 Supervisor post

Special to the Herald Dist. 1 Supervisor James Radcliff has announced he will seek election to the post when a special election is held later this year. Radcliff, a Republican from Leakesville, made his announcement official after submitting his qualifying paperwork to election officials. “I am so thankful to have been given the opportunity to…

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Debris removal set to begin in Leakesville, still likely a few weeks away elsewhere in the county

Supervisors mulling over bids from multiple debris contractors By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Officials in Leakesville say residents should soon begin seeing progress on Hurricane Zeta debris removal efforts. Meanwhile, Greene County residents growing weary of seeing storm debris along the county roadways will need to muster a little more patience as county leaders continue to…

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Discovery of man’s body in Leaf being investigated as a homicide

From Staff Reports Local and state officials are continuing their investigation into the apparent murder of a George County man whose body was found in the Leaf Community on New Year’s Day. Greene County Sheriff Stanley McLeod confirmed the identity of the man as that of 33-year-old Cameron Perryman, of Benndale. Perryman’s body was reportedly…

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