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Sheriff Lee Vance Dies


Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance has died, just weeks after being diagnosed with COVID-19.  He was found unresponsive this morning in his home.  Vance was in his first term as Hinds County Sheriff.  He is a graduate of Jackson State University,  and formerly worked in security for JSU. Vance was a former longtime member of the Jackson Police Department, serving as chief from 2014 to 2017. He served for more than 30 years with the department. He was elected sheriff in 2019, defeating the first-term incumbent Victor Mason. Vance was diagnosed with COVID-19 late last month. He had been fully vaccinated. 

An award-winning engineer and musician, Dale Morris has been a student of technology for more than three decades. At WJSU-FM 88.5, he was the project leader that made WJSU the first digital radio station in Mississippi. He has partnered with other stations in grant writing. Dale says he “frequently gets questions from friends and colleagues about the latest gadget or technology, so why not package some of this information." He aims to accomplish this as host of the segment “On Tap.” Catch “On Tap” as an occasional segment in the the news magazine “The Full Spectrum.”