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Boys & Girls Club hosting 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

“Be great, you are the future.”

These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.

These words, though they echo the same sentiments, are simply used to describe the theme of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet.




Dorothye Kemp

Dorothye Kemp

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothye Kemp, 68, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Greater St. John, with the Rev. Regional Forte officiating. She died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Jackson. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.




1 man arrested in connection to shooting child

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man is behind bars for a shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital, and more arrests are expected to follow.

On Monday, GPD officers arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis in the 500 block of South Broadway Street.

Lewis was arrested in connection to the early Sunday morning shooting on Eighth Street.



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Tire maker highlights worker training start in Mississippi

Darryl Jenkins, second from right, explains the purpose of the Continental Tire Training Center to U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, left, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, right, while Continental Tire manufacturing plant manager Michael Egner, second from left, listens, in Clinton, Miss., Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.


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Engagement - Titus - Davis

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.



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