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Wayne Hereford

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist, Anchor
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 bachelor's degree 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

Volunteers help with storm cleanup

Volunteers with Eight Days of Hope are helping people in Pontotoc County.

Widespread tornado along Green Street in Tupelo

Residents in parts of Tupelo are cleaning up after Sunday night's tornado.

Homes along Elvis Presley Drive severely damaged in Tupelo

Several houses on Elvis Presley Drive did receive severe damage.

Aberdeen working to improve access to vaccine

Mayor Charles Scott, along with Eunice Crump of the Aberdeen Health Clinic, wants to ensure everyone who wants a vaccine in Aberdeen can get one.

Verona city leaders seek to clean up historical cemetery

The Verona Cemetary is over 150 years old

Election for Ward 1 to happen Tuesday in Aberdeen

The election was originally contested because of voting irregularities.

$91.2 million to aid in broadband expansion in northeast Mississippi

This is possible thanks to $91.2 million in grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to nine local power providers.

Jailers face particular hurdle when providing vaccine to inmates

There is a lot of national attention right now about COVID-19 vaccinations in jails and prisons.

Mississippi Toyota in Blue Springs providing vaccine opportunities to employees

Nurses with Baptist Hospital in New Albany administered the Pfizer vaccine to those who wanted the vaccine.

Weekend storm left behind damage at Tupelo youth soccer facility

Winds ripped the roof off the concession stand, knocked down trees and damaged some soccer goals.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 312926

Reported Deaths: 7226
CountyCasesDeaths
DeSoto21474257
Hinds20271414
Harrison17796309
Rankin13561278
Jackson13404246
Madison10062217
Lee9961173
Jones8364163
Forrest7644152
Lauderdale7178240
Lowndes6366144
Lamar621286
Lafayette6168118
Washington5322133
Bolivar4796132
Oktibbeha461198
Panola4556105
Pearl River4494145
Marshall4396103
Warren4376121
Pontotoc419372
Monroe4094133
Union408876
Neshoba4024176
Lincoln3947110
Hancock377086
Leflore3487125
Sunflower335790
Tate332384
Pike3294105
Scott315273
Alcorn311568
Yazoo310669
Itawamba299377
Copiah296065
Simpson294488
Coahoma294279
Tippah287668
Prentiss279360
Marion268780
Adams266082
Leake265573
Wayne262341
Grenada260186
Covington256381
George246748
Newton245961
Winston226881
Tishomingo225567
Jasper220848
Attala214173
Chickasaw207157
Holmes188673
Clay184754
Stone181833
Tallahatchie178140
Clarke177879
Calhoun169832
Yalobusha163336
Smith162234
Walthall133845
Greene130333
Lawrence128323
Montgomery126742
Noxubee126734
Perry125838
Amite122842
Carroll121728
Webster114532
Jefferson Davis106932
Tunica104726
Claiborne102230
Benton99025
Humphreys96133
Kemper95328
Franklin83423
Quitman80016
Choctaw76018
Wilkinson66930
Jefferson65428
Sharkey50217
Issaquena1686
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Cases: 530011

Reported Deaths: 10946
CountyCasesDeaths
Jefferson763591519
Mobile40875804
Madison34676503
Tuscaloosa25717451
Montgomery24308585
Shelby23389248
Baldwin21093307
Lee15844169
Calhoun14481313
Morgan14281279
Etowah13813353
Marshall12203222
Houston10553280
Elmore10036205
Limestone9952150
Cullman9647193
St. Clair9634239
Lauderdale9413241
DeKalb8821185
Talladega8210175
Walker7222277
Autauga6914108
Jackson6803111
Blount6645136
Colbert6291134
Coffee5503118
Dale4826111
Russell440038
Chilton4263111
Franklin425482
Covington4120117
Tallapoosa4006152
Escambia393276
Chambers3559123
Dallas3544151
Clarke350861
Marion3111100
Pike310177
Lawrence299898
Winston273772
Bibb260463
Marengo249164
Geneva248777
Pickens233760
Barbour230757
Hale222577
Butler215869
Fayette212062
Henry188744
Cherokee184345
Randolph179941
Monroe177040
Washington167039
Macon158650
Clay155956
Crenshaw151957
Cleburne148741
Lamar141834
Lowndes138553
Wilcox127029
Bullock123041
Conecuh110129
Perry107526
Coosa107128
Sumter104332
Greene92334
Choctaw60424
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