In The News

The Hernando Optimist Club will host the 37th annual A’Fair on Saturday, May 17.  The day will begin at 7:30 am with a 5K run/walk. Registration is held on Center Street across from the courthouse in the Trustmark Bank parking lot.  This is a rain or shine event and there is no admission fee and parking is free.  For information on becoming a sponsor click here. A’Fair sponsor letter & Hernando Optimist Club Sponsor packet

Mayor Johnson: Building a Culture of Health in Hernando (Video Clip).  Mayor Chip Johnson of Hernando, Miss., reacts to winning the 2013 Leadership for Healthy Communities Award. In an interview at the 2013 Leadership for Healthy Communities Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit in Baltimore, Mayor Johnson discusses the importance of promoting healthy eating and active living policies and the impact they are having in his community and in communities nationwide.

Economy linked to community’s health | ULI Member, Mayor Chip Johnson of Hernando, MS

Hernando Middle School Project Fit America! Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies.  New opportunities for kids to be active, fit and healthy (Video Clip)

Hernando Mayor Takes the Reins of Statewide Organization

Fostering a Culture of Health and Wellness (Video Clip).  Watch as Mayor Chip Johnson from Hernando, MS fosters a culture of health and wellness citywide. To learn more, visit

Hernando is featured in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings Announcement in a video about health initiatives in the city -  Hernando health initiatives

Healthy Hernando MS (Video Clip) - Digital Muse is proud to have been contacted by the City of Hernando to partner with them in producing this educational video about the “healthy” progress of our town, Hernando, Mississippi!
Special thanks to Mayor Chip Johnson and Shelly Johnstone, Director of Community Development.  Without their efforts, most of the items in this video would not have been possible.  Another special thanks to all the tireless citizens working in the backgrounds to continue to push our city forward.

Mississippi State Department of Health Reports

Hernando Chamber of Commerce