Ebony Jefferson, a Greenville resident and card dealer at Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa, is one of the more than 17 million people in this country who have filed for unemployment in the last four weeks since the coronavirus epidemic struck.
On March 21, a homicide and subsequent house fire claimed the life of Greenville resident Charles Bowman, 67.
At about 6:30 a.m. that Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at Bowman’s home, 517 E. Moore St.
Nearly 20 faith-based and religious leaders joined Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons on a conference call Thursday in light of a recent executive order issued by the city council regarding church services as well as the governor’s shelter-in-place order.
Some faith-based leaders met with the mayor at city hall.
JACKSON – At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, with no exemptions, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in effect until further notice.
The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
If you didn’t get a chance to pick up Sunday’s edition of the Delta Democrat-Times, you should. The front page story was about one local church family’s unique way of wishing one of their members a happy birthday. Lizzie Mae Baugh wasn’t just having another birthday, she had turned 100 years old, an absolutely incredible feat for anyone.
Monday’s regularly Board of Supervisors meeting began as scheduled but not without some minor technological hiccups.
After experiencing some technical issues Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors resumed their regular meeting Tuesday morning and faced a new set of difficulties with a disagreement among the supervisors.
“Do you need masks?”
This was the question Lea Margaret Hamilton asked her friend, Amy Walker, two weeks ago.
Walker, the chief nursing officer at the Delta Regional Community Center, replied, “Yes, and quickly.”