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The business and bustle of downtown Greenville is making its return with some of the city’s favorite restaurants and pubs reopening and new ones coming to life.
Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.
Eight-year-old Pfeifer Doolittle was worried he would not get a chance to play baseball with his friends this season, but on Monday night he was more than delighted to put on his uniform and play his first game for the Braves at the Delta Sportsp
Like all restaurants and bars throughout the region, Spectators Pub and Eatery went through lean times once the coronavirus pandemic hit. But, the establishment, located at 139 S. Walnut St., recently opened with many new improvements. 
Claire Siebert is only 13 years old, but she has already accomplished a lot in her young golf career. Claire will be an eighth grader at Washington School next school year. Her golfing accomplishments include:


Feds back Temple Baptist Church, Simmons stands firm on order

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.

The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.



Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.




Bowman says she will not rest until justice is served for father’s homicide

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Mayor Simmons urges pastors to worship while abiding ordinance

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.




Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.





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