Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.
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Greenville City Council Member Bill Boykin, who suffered a stroke in March, has presented the Greenville City Council with a letter announcing his intention to resign his position.
Ward 3 has not had representation on the council as Boykin has been unable to attend meetings since the stroke.
About $67,000,000 in Paycheck Protection Programs loans were distributed in the last three months in Washington County.
Greenville saw just more than $57 million of the total, Hollandale had about $3 million and Leland had about $6.8 million.
It is 9 o’clock in the morning on Friday, July 10, and, right now, I am not optimistic we will have high school sports this fall.
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
On Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to work with the Greenville Historic Preservation committee in the relocation of the Confederate statue on the Washington County Courthouse grounds to another county site at the expense of the county.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted this week 4-1 to enter into an agreement for removal of the confederate soldier’s memorial from the lawn of the Washington County Courthouse in the same month it was placed 111 years prior.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for two shootings that left six people injured over the Fourth of July weekend.
At 4:03 p.m. July 4, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to King Stop, 207 Highway 1 N., in reference to two shot people.
A teenager was handed a half million dollar bond this week after his arrest for the murder of a man who was found dead in his home after a house fire.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department arrested 17-year-old Augusta Stribling on Friday and charged him with capital murder for the death of Charles Bowman.
The 2019 St. Joseph Homecoming Maids are Emma Kate Threet, from left, Avery Cole, Cha'Koriea Holmes, Mary Michael Mahlitc, Ashanti Brown, Skyler Triplett, Skylar Harden, Morgan Powers, and Lori Ann Hughes. St. Joseph plays Bayou Academy at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, for their Homecoming.
At the Washington Washington County Board of Supervisors’ first meeting of the new year, both the county engineer and county attorney were replaced after a motion was made by the board’s newest addition, Mala Brooks.
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ROSEDALE — Funeral arrangements for Sherry Ann Dudley, 56, of Rosedale, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at her home.
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) draws aim for a layup as she drives past LSU center Faustine Aifuwa, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorn L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team defeated Hebron Christian 71-35 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the MAIS Class 2A State Basketball Tournament at Sylva-Bay Academy.
The Lady Saints jumped out to a 38-20 halftime lead and never let up.
GREENVILLE — Leartes Trotter, 58, of Greenville, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
He was proceeded in death by his mother, Betty Maude Trotter.