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One by one, worshippers from South Main Church of Christ lined up their vehicles in the church parking lot Thursday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Lizzie Mae Baugh. 
Click here to read today's update from Washington County officials concerning the COVID-19 virus.
Click here to read the latest update from Washington County officials. 
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
Phillip Riggins, the produce manager of the Stop-N-Shop in Leland, comes to work everyday and does his job, just as usual. 

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.









South Delta Planning & Development helping county apply for 2020 CDBG through MDA

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

With the assistance of South Delta Planning & Development District, Washington County will be applying for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to apply for a fiscal year 2020 CDBG through the Mississippi Development Authority. 



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