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The 2019 Delta Hot Tamale Festival brought in loaded pockets and empty stomachs waiting to be filled with some of the best tamales the festival had to offer. 
Ricky DeAngelo wasn’t out of the liquor business for very long. After he and his late brother, Sandy, sold the family’s business, Chillie’s Package Store, two years ago he took a year off.

The Washington County Economic Alliance is making its own Angelica Richards their new Work Force and Special Programs coordinator, effective Nov. 1.
LELAND — After a month of joining the team at the Jim Henson Delta Boyhood Exhibit, Rhonda Looney has already been making great strides to improve its look.

WLSD mulls changing accounting services

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

During Western Line School District’s July 22 board meeting, board members discussed changing their current accounting services software.

Western Line currently uses Harris Business Solutions for payroll, budgeting, employee time clocks, leave time, purchasing, and employee tax documents, fixed assets and other pertinent information.


Public Safety Meeting talks about local crime concerns

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Mayor Errick Simmons, Vice Mayor Lurann Thomas, Councilwoman Lois Hawkins, the Greenville Fire Department, the Greenville Police Department, Crimestoppers of Washington County, Washington County Sheriff’s Department and Juvenile Court officers came together Friday in the City Hall chambers for a Public Safety Meeting to discuss the recent spike




Coppage named WCEA executive director

By CATHERINE KIRK CIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

After assisting Cary Karlson at the Washington County Economic Alliance the past four years, Will Coppage is now getting adjusted in taking over his role as executive director.

After Karlson announced his retirement, which is effective July 31, the WCEA Board of Directors promoted Coppage to his new role, which he started July 17. 




Woman charged with attempted murder after fight at gas station

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.






Our House hosting fair Saturday to offer guidance to domestic violence, sexual abuse victims

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Domestic violence and sexual abuse is a real, but difficult topic for many people to talk about. But, those who have something to say will have a chance to raise their voices this week at the inaugural Speak Up, Speak Out, Speak Loud resource fair this week.



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