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MACE readies for Blues Fest with week of events

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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One of the most heralded events of the Mississippi Delta is about to commence — the 42nd Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.

As Mississippi Action for Community Education (MACE) makes preparations for the festival, there are also several events taking place during “Blues Week” leading up to the big day itself. 






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Mayor: Increasing water, sewer rates will help pay for repair work

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session, voting was split between the council about increasing water and sewer rates.

Councilman James Wilson, along with other members of the council, did not want to increase water and sewer rates because of the recent added $4 for trash pickup.



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Deloris Harper

Deloris Harper

Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.


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Man arrested, charged for Friday night shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.


Local teen charged in uncle’s stabbing death

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.

At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.



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