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This week, the original tiles from the 1906 construction of the roof of St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Greenville are being removed.

Fire Marshal Vernon Murphree gave his final goodbye this week to the Greenville Fire Department after 25 years of service.

 

The Greenville Fire Department along with Car Tunes Inc., Greenville Weston High School Class of 1998 and Carlos Brothers, of Concessions Unlimited, have partnered to organize fundraisers for Senior Captain Kendrix Washington.

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.


Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.


Commitment to complete Census count is critical to county

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,

Counting each person in the 2020 US Census will be impetrative to Washington County in the coming years at it attempts to continue the maintenance and repair of roads and bridges, provide education opportunities, apply for grants, attract business and grow the economy and have a voice in the House of Representatives an  and at the local level.






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