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WINTERVILLE — Graveside services for Sondra Dismuke Huddleston, 84, a long time resident of Winterville, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at the Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home. She died Monday, June 1, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Earnestine Mosby, 87, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with Elder Elijah Walker officiating. She died Saturday, May 30, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
Herman Sanders Sr.
SHAW — Graveside services for Herman “Paw-Paw” Sanders Sr., 86, of Shaw, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Northwest Memorial Gardens, Shaw, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died May 29, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
CARY — Graveside services for Rether M. Davis, 82, of Cary, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Cary Cemetery, with the Rev. Teddy Matthews officiating. She died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at her home. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
O’Bannon Greenwaves baseball in the 2020 season best captures the fullness of emotion invoked via the COVID-19 crisis.
Junior center fielder Perry Gibson described the season that quickly ended as “heartbreaking” on both a team and personal level.
The City of Greenville and Washington County are both still reeling from what has been a financially challenging past six weeks.
Both local entities discussed hazard pay recently in their respective meetings and the county BOS unanimously voted to provide a month’s hazard pay for county employees at their last regular meeting.
The Greenville Public School District Board of Trustees held a work session meeting at noon Monday to discuss district and school updates, the district report card and budgeting.
Greenville High School graduating seniors will begin picking up their graduate regalia Friday and Saturday.
Kenneth Koening Jr.
GREENVILLE — Kenneth Wiley Koenig Jr., 30, of Greenville, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Even though the Summer Art Camps at the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center cannot take place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Greenville Arts Council staff and volunteers have found a creative way for local children to artistically grow.
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.
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.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
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.
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.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
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.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.