Instead of taking their debris to the landfill, a handful of tree contractors have been secretly dumping their limbs, branches and stumps in vacant lots and back roads throughout Greenville.
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It’s tough trying to write a sports column when you are a small town sports editor these days.
For one thing, there are no sports to report.
And, nationally, most of the news is about when sports should return. Some people feel it is safe to start playing games right now. Others say we should be extremely cautious.
The Greenville Speedway is ready to start racing again just as soon as it gets the green flag from Washington County officials.
LELAND — Graveside services for Earnestine Holmes, 87, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Pastor Gregory Tucker officiating. She died May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland
ISOLA — Graveside services for Ivory Lee Washington, 62, of Isola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Weeping Mary Church Cemetery, Isola, with the Rev. Morris Allen officiating. He died Friday, May 15, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
United Way of Washington County (UWWC) is a part of The Mississippi Association of United Ways, a state led organization made up of nine United Ways leading the charge for the betterment of Mississippi.
Growing up, one of my dream jobs was to be a storm chaser. Some of my favorite movies were “Twister,” “Tornado!” and “Night of the Twisters.”
Through family medical issues and personal athletic injuries, Skyler Triplett never got knocked down her senior year.
Skyler will graduate from St. Joseph Catholic School this spring. Her story is one of resilience and keeping the faith that has given inspiration to both her classmates and teachers.
Dr. Satwinder Singh has spent his life’s work in epidemiology.
After his undergraduate studies in home country of India, he did further studies in Brooklyn, New York and in New Mexico. He’s been in the Delta working at Delta Regional Medical Center treating diseases for the past 16 years.
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.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
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.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
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.
Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.
The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson 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.