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When Trey Askew steps across the stage and receives his high school diploma next Friday, he will be doing so with gratitude in his heart.

JACKSON — An outspoken civil rights activist who was born to sharecroppers in the segregated American South and rose to become the first African American woman to win a mayor's race in Mississippi has died.

The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County, Inc will benifit from the Annual Two-Man Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 25 at the Greenville Municipal Golf Course.

Grant improves Leland water systems

After several years of developing plans and getting construction underway, the City of Leland’s new water well and storage tank is nearly finished being built.

$15+ million spent on city infrastructure

Addressing sewer repairs to prevent third world living conditions has the full support of the Greenville City Council at the May 7 meeting.

Early experiences in learning to play the game of baseball can shape a child in ways that extend beyond the field.





What’s in a name? Delta Hot Tamale Festival request suggestions

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,

Would a Tamale by another name taste as hot?
The new mascot for the Delta Hot Tamale Festival has been unveiled but has not yet been given a name.
Gretchen Giachelli, Greenville Main Street director,  said creating a mascot for the festival is an idea that has been in the works for years.






Greenville’s Clean up day rescheduled for Saturday

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,

With a weekend forecast including sun shine, community leaders are hoping residents will take the opportunity to make the area sparkle with cleanliness.

The Keep Greenville Beautiful committee has rescheduled Greenville’s annual Clean Up Day for Saturday, April 27 after the April 6 date brought dreary weather.






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