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The first day of school for students in Washington County is only a few weeks away, but there is still a lot of uncertainty, and plenty of opinions, about how and when school should begin. 
Greenville High School football coach Quintarus McCray was happy to get the news Tuesday afternoon that his football team will now begin their season two weeks later on Sept. 4 on the road against Ruleville.
The Office of the Mayor recently announced they learned a City Hall employee in the planning department has tested positive for COVID-19.
Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
About $67,000,000 in Paycheck Protection Programs loans were distributed in the last three months in Washington County.





Greenville City Council enters order requiring face coverings, effective immediately

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Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.




DRMC opens COVID-19 Results Line

Delta Regional Medical Center has established a COVID-19 Results Line for anyone who has been tested at a DRMC location. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and the number is 662-379-0434.

DRMC is also holding free COVID-19 testing in the hospital's ER parking lot. Testing is performed from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 



Boykin resigns from Ward 3

By STAFF REPORT,

Greenville City Council Member Bill Boykin, who suffered a stroke in March, has presented the Greenville City Council with a letter announcing his intention to resign his position.

Ward 3 has not had representation on the council as Boykin has been unable to attend meetings since the stroke.






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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE