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CFWC establishes fund for Collier’s Footprints Diaper Bank to aid local mothers


#strongertogether is not a trend that’s dying down anytime soon.

It represents significant community endeavors like the emerging Footprint Diaper Bank that aim to improve or contribute to the overall wellbeing of individuals’ lives.

Especially during times like the ones the world and nation is currently experiencing.

Dorothy Scarborough

Dorothy Scarborough

FLORA — Dorothy Parker Scarborough, 87, of Flora, died July 15, 2020.

Dot is now reunited with her husband, Robert Dashiell “Bob/Bobby” Scarborough; her parents, Anna Jean and James Emmett Parker; sisters, Jean and Elaine; and brothers, Joe and Paul.

Marcus Lloyd

Marcus Lloyd

HOLLANDALE — Graveside services for Marcus Antonio Lloyd, 48, of Hollandale, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at San Anna, Anguilla. He died July 25, 2020. Visitation will be from 2-3:15 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.


Ruby Jarmon

Ruby Jarmon

INDIANOLA — Ruby Lee Jarmon was born April 11, 1941, in Indianola, to the late David Lee Jarmon and Lola Bell Anderson. Ruby transitioned unto eternal rest Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

DRMC opens COVID-19 Results Line

Delta Regional Medical Center has established a COVID-19 Results Line for anyone who has been tested at a DRMC location. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and the number is 662-379-0434.

DRMC is also holding free COVID-19 testing in the hospital's ER parking lot. Testing is performed from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 


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


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


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.

Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday


Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.


Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied


Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.