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Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
The Greenville Municipal Golf Course opened back up to the public on Thursday, but not after new guidelines were implemented to help prevent golfers from possibly contracting the coranavirus.
The First Presbyterian Church of Greenville raised and placed a new steeple on Thursday, March 26.
Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.
Due to the caronavirus crisis, Jeremy Packer, the recently named new head football coach at Simmons High School, has not even met his players yet.

Local eateries facing crisis during coronavirus pandemic

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.

Sid Guest, co-owner of Stamson’s, and Allison Nimrod, owner of Sherman’s, have adjusted their business plans to cope with the current environment.







GPD investigates weekend house fire as homicide

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one local man dead.

At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at 517 E. Moore St.  

Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a male body inside the home.


Local church steps up to serve lunch during coronavirus pandemic

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

First Baptist Church Pastor Matt Alexander is organizing a curbside lunch pickup for school-aged youth twice a week while children are out of school.

Governor Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning all public schools in Mississippi will be closed through April 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.




COVID-19 confirmed in county, DRMC testing center set up

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Anyone wondering if COVID-19 may be in Washington County no longer has to contemplate.

During a special meeting of the city council on Friday, Delta Regional Medical Center Medical Director Dr. Robert Corkern announced to the council and those in attendance Washington County has confirmed its first case of COVID-19.





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