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Greenville police seek public’s help after man found dead in vacant lot

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.


GRS offers free online ACT Prep session, cut in-person programs

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

School is out for the summer but ACT Prep is in with Greenville Renaissance Scholars’ (GRS) new, no cost, online ACT Prep offering.

The online ACT Prep program, which GRS is calling “Conquering the Test,” will begin May 30 and run through June 6 with sessions starting each day from 9 a.m. until noon.



Now open:  Spectators welcomes visitors to enjoy new outdoor patio

By DAVID W. HEALY AND JASMINE STEVERSON DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Like all restaurants and bars throughout the region, Spectators Pub and Eatery went through lean times once the coronavirus pandemic hit. But, the establishment, located at 139 S. Walnut St., recently opened with many new improvements. 



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Returning home, Greenville native Collins graduates from JSU, joins IMS Engineers team

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Last month, IMS Engineers brought on board one of Greenville’s own — 23-year-old Jackson State alumna Jeron Collins.

IMS Engineers, a minority-owned engineering firm based in Jackson, was appointed in January to provide services in addressing Washington County’s infrastructure needs.


City water department: Bills being sent late due to COVID-19 setbacks

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

A great number of municipalities are reeling from the impact of COVID-19 in some way or another, and the city’s water department is no exception.

The City of Greenville’s water department is currently dealing with the impact coronavirus has had on it as utility bills have to go out later than originally scheduled.




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Hebrew Union Temple to honor history at Hanukkah celebration

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.

“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30. 






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Phyllis D. Franklin

Phyllis D. Franklin

Greenville - Funeral services for Phyllis D. Franklin, 55, of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.

She passed May 15 at Mississippi Care Center, Greenville and will be buried under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.




Walter Lee Simmons

Walter Lee Simmons
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Lee Simmons, 71, of Greenville, will be held at Mt. Nebo Church, Greenville, Saturday April 20 at 2:30 p.m.. Rev. John Whitehead will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Lee Webster

Lee Webster

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Lee Webster, 68, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Myrtle Grove, Winterville. He died Thursday, May 16, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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