In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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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.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
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.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
MONROE, La. — The St. Joseph Catholic School football team moved its record to a perfect 7-0 with a 44-7 victory against River Oaks.
St. Joseph coach John Baker said he was especially pleased with the way his defense played in the game.
Tennessee guard Jordan Bone (0) drives against Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 71-52. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Murray State guard Ja Morant (12) talks with Murray State head coach Matt McMahon during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against SIU Edwardsville in Murray, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
MOORHEAD — Funeral arrangements for Alberta A. Robertson, 68, of Moorhead, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lottie Mae Nix, 82, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.