One day, hopefully soon, when this coronavirus pandemic is over, and we return to our new normal, I hope we remember just how valuable those people are in our community who are still working to provide us with our daily needs.
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GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, were held Saturday, Feb. 29, at Mount Ararat MB Church, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
First Baptist Church Pastor Matt Alexander is organizing a curbside lunch pickup for school-aged youth twice a week while children are out of school.
Governor Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning all public schools in Mississippi will be closed through April 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Richard Warren, 72, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Vessels of Mercy, with the Rev. Tommy Benson officiating. He died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Greenville Fire Department will host a job fair beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday at 2352 S. Main St.
The GFD is currently accepting applications for entry level fire fighters.
GFD training chief Lonagcio Smith said interested candidates would benefit greatly by attending the job fair.
The Washington County Circuit Clerk's office is still working to tally the local results from Tuesday's presidential primaries. Election results will be posted to the Delta Democrat-Times website as soon as they are made available.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
Paul Lacoste Sports has been in Greenville this summer giving people more than the average full-body workout.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
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As images of fetuses scroll across monitors in the Senate chamber, Miss. Sen. Joey Fillingane answers questions during a debate of S.B. 2116, also known as the Heartbeat Bill, presented by Fillingane. Jackson, Miss. Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019. (Sarah Warnock/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
There's no politician -- not one -- who has risen further faster than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Two years ago at this time, she was bartending and waitressing in New York. Now the New York congresswoman is the face of the liberal left in the Democratic Party nationally.
Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.
Sid Guest, co-owner of Stamson’s, and Allison Nimrod, owner of Sherman’s, have adjusted their business plans to cope with the current environment.
O’Bannon High School’s Zion Jessie, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is one of only eight seniors on this year’s Greenwaves team. It is his job to set an example for the players on his young team. Despite the early set backs this season for O’Bannon, Jessie has always worked hard at getting better.