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Wayne Hereford

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
whereford@wtva.com

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982.

During his tenure, he's done everything from operating floor cameras to anchoring the weekend news.

After leaving the business, Wayne returned in 1998 as a reporter/photographer.

He graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.A. in Communications in 1981.

"I've always enjoyed meeting the people and doing something different every day," said the Tupelo native. "In this business, there's never a dull moment. I like that."

Wayne has been married to his wife Pauline since 1985.

He has a daughter, Stephanie, and a son, David.

Recent Posts by Wayne Hereford

President of Bama-Bio Tech back at work after bout with coronavirus

Martin Adams, the president of Bama-Bio Tech, said he is glad to be back to work after overcoming the coronavirus.

Vernon library providing services through pandemic

Vernon's Mary Wallace Cobb Library continues to provide services during the pandemic.

Tishomingo County economic developer honored Thursday

A long-time north Mississippi economic developer was honored in Iuka for bringing jobs and industry to the area.

Mississippi Main Street comes to Nettleton

Nettleton's downtown has a lot of potential, according to the Main Street Association.

Lee County approves $50 raise for Nov. 3 poll workers

This year, Lee County's poll workers will receive more money to work on Election Day because of the coronavirus pandemic.

School for young children doing its best to keep COVID-19 out

The owner of the Pathway Montessori School said she and her staff are working hard to keep the coronavirus out of the classroom.

Nettleton Schools taking no chances, placed third-grade students in quarantine

Third-grade students at Nettleton Primary School are currently under quarantine and will remain so for two weeks.

Company looking to conduct coronavirus clinical trial in Tupelo

Drug used to fight gout will be used in the trial

Okolona high school student tested positive for coronavirus

Students and several others were sent home to quarantine for two weeks after the recent discovery.

Lee County bridge damaged by fire

The Lee County Sheriff's Department and the State Fire Marshal are investigating a bridge fire near Baldwyn.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 147382

Reported Deaths: 3763
CountyCasesDeaths
DeSoto9874101
Hinds9821198
Harrison6982110
Jackson6218119
Rankin5417102
Lee498495
Madison4711106
Forrest375086
Jones352488
Lauderdale3412145
Lafayette319749
Washington3153107
Lamar286349
Oktibbeha243562
Bolivar240884
Lowndes232864
Neshoba2189118
Panola218849
Marshall211950
Leflore203490
Pontotoc199128
Monroe196077
Sunflower191055
Lincoln187865
Warren174157
Tate166951
Union165325
Pike160958
Copiah160440
Yazoo152939
Scott151829
Itawamba151134
Coahoma149543
Pearl River149467
Alcorn148228
Simpson146353
Prentiss143730
Adams139250
Grenada138845
Leake133243
Holmes127861
Tippah123730
George123524
Covington120938
Winston120024
Hancock117639
Wayne116923
Marion114846
Attala111234
Tishomingo108742
Chickasaw106932
Newton104229
Tallahatchie96727
Clay89927
Clarke89153
Jasper81722
Walthall76028
Stone75214
Calhoun73713
Montgomery72825
Carroll71415
Lawrence70714
Yalobusha70527
Smith70316
Noxubee70017
Perry65826
Tunica60219
Greene59722
Claiborne57916
Jefferson Davis56017
Humphreys53119
Amite52714
Benton49017
Quitman4846
Webster42314
Kemper42118
Wilkinson38722
Jefferson34711
Franklin3345
Choctaw3157
Sharkey30817
Issaquena1144
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Cases: 241957

Reported Deaths: 3572
CountyCasesDeaths
Jefferson31809500
Mobile19651361
Madison12964148
Tuscaloosa12946154
Montgomery12263236
Shelby1016177
Baldwin857698
Lee771866
Morgan648050
Calhoun6215119
Etowah618266
Marshall618255
Houston522438
DeKalb480436
Cullman433442
Limestone418645
St. Clair413655
Elmore403764
Lauderdale396754
Walker3620111
Talladega347954
Jackson311723
Colbert306042
Blount287940
Autauga270442
Franklin250233
Coffee242015
Dale231754
Dallas225232
Russell22123
Chilton220638
Covington218034
Escambia197931
Chambers176450
Tallapoosa175491
Pike158114
Clarke157619
Marion137136
Winston131123
Lawrence126336
Pickens121618
Geneva12108
Marengo120224
Barbour117010
Bibb117017
Butler115341
Randolph101921
Cherokee101024
Hale96031
Clay91024
Washington90719
Fayette89316
Henry8526
Lowndes79429
Monroe78311
Cleburne76914
Macon73022
Crenshaw70930
Bullock69419
Conecuh68314
Perry6836
Lamar6678
Wilcox63118
Sumter57522
Greene42318
Choctaw42113
Coosa3414
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