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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.

Metcalfe Yard Sale canceled

The Town of Metcalfe has canceled the June 8 Community Yard Sale due to weather.

The event will resume July 13 as scheduled.

The event offers a picnic on the creek, arts, crafts, food and more from noon until 6 p.m. at 315 MLK Drive, in front of Town Hall.



Academies offered to youth

By CATHERINE KIRK,

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It’s almost time for area youth to learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be one of Greenville’s finest and bravest.

The Greenville Police Department will be hosting their second annual Junior Police Academy next week and the Greenville Fire Department will be hosting their Kids Academy in July.

GFD Kids Academy





Aim for Change gains new agents

Alexis H. Hamilton and Marven Cantave joined the MSU Extension Service as agents with the Aim for Change program. Aim for Change is a five-year, $5.5 million grant program targeting the reduction of obesity and related diseases through policy, systems and environmental interventions.







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