Area city office hours, trash pickup altered due to Christmas this week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

In observance of the Christmas holiday, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.

Greenville City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, and Wednesday, Christmas Day. 

City Hall will resume its regular hours Thursday.


Lee: St. Jude passionate about saving children’s lives

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

“No child should die in the dawn of life.”

Those words from St. Jude founder Danny Thomas are the ideal and essentially the foundation upon which St. Jude was built.

Major Gift Advisor for St. Jude Colin Lee expanded on that ideal as he was the guest speaker at Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting.



Reed Road construction work expected to be done by February

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Motorists may have noticed traffic cones along Reed Road diverting traffic.

Although there is no definite completion date, the Daniel Street Pump Station near the west end of Reed Road is still undergoing repairs and the city’s Public Works Department hopes to have it completed by February.





LSD passes $6.9M bond this week with mixed reactions

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Christmas came early for the Leland School District (LSD) as its second attempt of getting the school bond proposal to pass was successful, this time with an approved amount of $6.9 million.

After the 1,229 machine votes, absentee ballots and affidavits were totaled, there were 775 in favor of the bond and 460 not in favor of it.




Boys & Girls Club hosting 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

“Be great, you are the future.”

These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.

These words, though they echo the same sentiments, are simply used to describe the theme of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet.





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