Sheriff’s department in need of new consoles

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is in need of new consoles after lighting strikes wreaked havoc on their radio system.

At the Washington County Board of Supervisors’ Monday morning meeting, Emergency Management Division director David Burford talked about what it would take to acquire new consoles for the department.




MACE readies for Blues Fest with week of events

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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One of the most heralded events of the Mississippi Delta is about to commence — the 42nd Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.

As Mississippi Action for Community Education (MACE) makes preparations for the festival, there are also several events taking place during “Blues Week” leading up to the big day itself.