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

Lee County bridge damaged by fire

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

Beware of voter registration fraud, circuit clerk says

The Lee County Circuit Clerk is warning voters to watch out for fake voter registration websites.

Local gas station takes extra step to keep customers safe

A local gas station is playing its part in helping fight the coronavirus by offering free gloves at the gas pumps.

Toyota provides insight into COVID plan

Local school administrators got a chance to see how Toyota Manufacturing in Blue Springs is keeping its workers safe from the coronavirus.

Fishing business blues in north Mississippi

The owner of a local bait shop says fishing equipment is hard to keep in stock right now.

Daycare centers doing all they can to keep kids safe

One local owner says she has spared no expense in COVID prevention.

Calhoun City coach talks football attendance ahead of Friday scrimmage

The Calhoun City High School football team is scheduled to host a football scrimmage Friday night against rival Vardaman.

TCPS following safety plan to protect students during pandemic

It's back to school for students at Tupelo Christian Preparatory School (TCPS).

'The Pitch' to be held virtual this year

"The Pitch" contestants will pitch their ideas to the judges virtually on Aug. 31.

Mayor and superintendent respond to lack of social distancing at graduation

Hundreds showed up Saltillo High School 'sgraduation ceremony last Saturday.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 96032

Reported Deaths: 2894
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds7063159
DeSoto552159
Harrison382973
Jackson345670
Madison326586
Rankin325677
Lee268368
Jones246879
Forrest245571
Washington221972
Lafayette215439
Lauderdale2044125
Bolivar182366
Oktibbeha177350
Lamar167534
Neshoba1559104
Lowndes152658
Panola146328
Sunflower144546
Warren140250
Leflore139581
Pontotoc125916
Pike123050
Monroe122168
Scott117327
Copiah117133
Coahoma115028
Holmes109558
Marshall109217
Lincoln108353
Grenada107736
Yazoo105530
Simpson102544
Union99324
Tate97637
Leake95338
Adams93037
Wayne89421
Pearl River87353
Marion85735
Prentiss84417
Covington81922
Itawamba79421
Alcorn79111
Newton76723
George76513
Tallahatchie76321
Winston73719
Tishomingo67238
Chickasaw67024
Tippah66517
Attala65425
Walthall59825
Clay58918
Clarke58145
Hancock57721
Jasper56815
Noxubee54816
Smith53114
Calhoun51312
Tunica48313
Claiborne46216
Montgomery45920
Lawrence43112
Yalobusha42814
Perry41918
Humphreys37615
Quitman3725
Stone37012
Greene36617
Jefferson Davis33911
Webster33613
Amite32510
Carroll31512
Wilkinson30318
Kemper28815
Sharkey26513
Jefferson2449
Benton2252
Franklin1923
Choctaw1816
Issaquena1043
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Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 134231

Reported Deaths: 2357
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson19441349
Mobile13271291
Montgomery8778179
Madison775480
Tuscaloosa7496119
Shelby584951
Lee582961
Baldwin516550
Marshall390944
Calhoun346641
Etowah342047
Morgan325428
Houston278123
Elmore263247
DeKalb239120
Walker228483
St. Clair227837
Talladega212728
Limestone206120
Cullman188519
Dallas177426
Franklin175529
Russell17442
Autauga173825
Lauderdale168233
Colbert163626
Blount159415
Escambia158425
Jackson154611
Chilton153531
Dale135444
Covington134427
Coffee13078
Pike11879
Chambers115142
Tallapoosa114685
Clarke107717
Marion95729
Butler91339
Barbour8577
Winston73712
Marengo70820
Lowndes65327
Pickens65114
Bibb64210
Randolph63713
Hale62828
Lawrence60922
Geneva5995
Bullock59814
Cherokee59115
Monroe5818
Clay5707
Washington55613
Perry5407
Conecuh53111
Crenshaw53132
Wilcox53111
Henry4865
Macon48020
Fayette4438
Sumter43419
Lamar3632
Choctaw34612
Cleburne3396
Greene30315
Coosa1673
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