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With only 90 days left until Nov. 3, the Washington County Election Commission is gearing up for Election Day and were paid a visit by Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson on Tuesday to talk about all things voting.
Get your bids ready, the state tax-forfeited land auction for 300 state-owned properties in Washington County started today.
The names of candidates seeking the open Ward 3 position have been announced. Eight people have applied for the special election, set for Aug. 24.
ARCOLA — Ethan Allegrezza and Noah Allegrezza are two fraternal twins who will each play an integral part in the success of the Deer Creek School football team this season.
The gymnastics program at the Hodding Carter Memorial YMCA is in need of financial help, and gymnastics director Missy Coppage is asking members of the community to step forward to help keep it alive.




Safety tips for surviving dangerously hot summer days

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

It’s the middle of summer, and the scorching outdoor temperatures are a sure reminder of that.

Over the weekend, the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the region, including Washington County.

Although the heat advisory is over as of today, the temperatures outside are still dangerously hot.







Greenville City Council enters order requiring face coverings, effective immediately

By SUBMITTED ARTICLE,

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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