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County Closure

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January 19, 2021 8:56 AM

COVID-19 Vaccinations

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH), along with the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the National Guard, continue to offer COVID-19 vaccination appointments at MSDH drive through sites based on the number of vaccines allocated...

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September 15, 2020 11:04 AM

DeSoto County Animal Services Operations During COVID-19

Due to the spread of the Coronavirus, the DeSoto County Animal Services have made the following changes to keep the public and staff safe during this time.

Animal Control Calls for Animal Control Officers to go into the community will be dispatched as...

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September 15, 2020 10:55 AM

State Orders Isolation for Those Diagnosed with COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately.

The Order – issued to everyone living in Mississippi – stipulates that anyone...

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September 15, 2020 10:52 AM

Exemptions from Governor's Mask Mandates

Governor Tate Reeves mask orders include 10 provisions allowing exemption from mask regulations.
Face coverings/masks are not required for the following:
1. Person who cannot wear a face covering due to a medical or behavioral condition, who...

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Election Results

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Emergency Alerts

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January 3, 2021 3:00 PM

Homestead Exemption Applications Now Being Accepted

Homeowners can apply for a Homestead Exemption at the Tax Assessor's Office. The Tax Assessor's office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: 365 Losher St., Ste 100, Hernando, MS 38632.

Holiday Closure

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Important Notices

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January 4, 2021 1:03 PM

New President of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors

The New Year ushered the passing of the Gavel from District 1 Supervisor Jessie Medlin to District 2 Supervisor Mark Gardner. Today, Gardner was named President of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors for 2021. District 5 Supervisor Michael Lee was...

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January 4, 2021 12:01 AM

Homestead Applications Now Being Accepted

Office Hours are Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm. Follow the link for more information.

August 6, 2020 3:55 PM

No Tire Disposal for Commercial Vendors

Commercial Vendors are currently prohibited from disposing of tires at the Rubbish Pit and Central Maintenance. This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

June 2, 2020 3:53 PM

DeSoto County Supervisors Support Plans For New Distribution Hub

DESOTO COUNTY, MS - The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors is pleased Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) chose Hernando to create its state–of-the-art automated distribution hub. “It's the first of its kind in the United States and it’s going to be...

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Road Closures

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December 17, 2020 12:07 PM

Red Banks Road Closure Over Highway 78

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT: Red Banks Road (both lanes) at the bridge crossing over HWY 78. MDOT just notified the County that it is closing both lanes starting January 4, 2021. The closure is expected to last 2 months.
*The HWY 78 on and off ramps will remain...

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September 9, 2020 11:28 AM

Ingrams Mill Road Now Closed For Bridge Replacement

DESOTO COUNTY, MS - Ingrams Mill Road closure is now set for Monday, September 21. The road is closed to through traffic between HWY 305 and Red Banks Road.

The detour route is signed along HWY 305, Byhalia Road, & Red Banks Road.

The closure and...

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August 17, 2020 4:00 PM

ROAD CLOSURE: Stateline Road Between HWY 301 & Horn Lake Rd.

Stateline Road is shut down to all through traffic between Highway 301 and Horn Lake Road for bridge replacement.

The closure runs from August 17, 2020 - March 1, 2021.

Detours will be in place during construction.

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