Marcia Moore Mills

MARCIA MOORE MILLS March 4, 1939-May 30, 2020 Graveside services for Marcia Moore Mills, 81, of Waynesboro, will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from White House Cemetery, with Rev. Floyd Mills officiating. Born in Waynesboro on Saturday, March 4, 1939 to Walter Gray Moore and Magaline Cochran Moore, she was a…

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Reola Dunn

REOLA DUNN Feb. 27, 1942-June 1, 2020 A memorial service for Reola Dunn, 78, of Waynesboro, will be at 9:30 am. on Friday, June 5, 2020 from West Shady Grove Cemetery in Wayne County, with Rev. Stephen Smith officiating. Interment will follow at West Shady Grove Cemetery. Born in Waynesboro on Friday, Feb. 27, 1942…

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Rayford Gavin “Sonny” West

RAYFORD GAVIN “SONNY” WEST Sept. 28, 1942-May 29, 2020 Graveside services for Rayford Gavin “Sonny” West, 77, of Waynesboro, will be at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020 from Coyt Cemetery in Wayne County, with Rev. Colon Rowell officiating. Born in Waynesboro on Monday, Sept. 28, 1942 to Gavin West and Josephine Walley West,…

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Governor places county under tighter executive order

  By Paul Keane The Wayne County News During a press briefing Friday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves placed Wayne County under Executive Order No. 1483, placing additional restrictions on the county as the COVID-19 pandemic spiked in the county over the last two weeks. Reeves announced that he was dropping some of the original seven…

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Dobbs, Hendricks meet with pastors about COVID-19

  By Paul Keane The Wayne County News Mississippi’s State Health Officer on Thursday afternoon urged area pastors not to conduct in-person, indoor worship services for the next 2-3 weeks while also encouraging them to inform their congregations and the community at large about the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Dr. Thomas Dobbs met via…

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Reeves says he could put more restrictions on Wayne County

By Paul Keane The Wayne County News Governor Tate Reeves on Thursday mentioned Wayne County and its significant spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, adding that an executive order with further restrictions specific to the county could be put in effect in the near future. During his daily press briefing on Thursday, Reeves said…

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State Health Officer visits to address COVID-19 spike in county

By Paul Keane The Wayne County News The State Health Officer stopped by Waynesboro Thursday morning to visit with medical professionals and government officials after an abnormal spike in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Wayne County over the last two weeks. Dr. Thomas Dobbs met with members of Wayne General Hospital and local…

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WCHS summer workouts postponed until June 15

By Paul Keane The Wayne County News Summer workouts and drills for all extracurricular activities at Wayne County High School have been pushed back two weeks. Originally scheduled to begin on Monday, June 1, school officials made the decision to move the start date back to June 15 due to recent spikes in the number…

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Rachel Eidson Broadway

RACHEL EIDSON BROADWAY Sept. 21, 1940-May 26, 2020 Funeral services for Rachel E. Brodway, 79, of Laurel, will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020 from Memorial Gardens in Laurel. Born on Sept. 21, 1940, she was a hairdresser for many years in Laurel, and her clients were like her family. She died…

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Sharia Gregory Stringer

SHARIA GREGORY STRINGER May 30, 1938-May 25, 2020 Mrs. Sharia Gregory Stringer, 82, of Waynesboro, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 at Southern Living Specialty Care Residency. She was born in Tupelo on Wednesday, March 30, 1938 to James Vernon Gregory and Thelma Corinne Turner Gregory. She was the loving wife of Dr. Joseph…

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