In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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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.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
Ever since Eli Fratesi, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, put on a Washington School uniform, he has always played with a fearless mentality.
“Even as an eighth grader, he was never scared, and the moment was never too big for him,” Washington School coach Hunter Palasini said.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Betty Belton, 68, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
Washington County area schools are taking initiatives to make sure students don’t lose significant academic momentum as public schools throughout the state have been ordered to remain closed until April 17.
Two members of the Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) team were honored by the Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus at the 2019 Annual Scholarship Banquet. Scott Christensen, Chief Executive Officer, and Sylvia Jackson, Board Member, were each presented with the Community Legend Award for their service to the Delta and comm
LELAND — There’s only a week left for folks to hop on over to Leland for a day of live music and family fun at the Frog Fest and Highway 61 Blues Festival.
In lieu of this year’s canceled Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, the 20th annual Highway 61 Blues Festival is returning to its home base of Leland.
One man died and another is in critical condition after a dispute Friday morning turned violent.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dent Street in reference to a shot person.
Scientists who visited one of the world's newest and most unique islands last year discovered a mysterious, sticky mud, said NASA.
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.
Benoit – Funeral services for Arie T. Love, 83, of Benoit, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. Love died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Merit Health System, Brandon.
Allison Brownlee spent her summers in Derry, Pennsylvania in the pool, but she was not just playing Sharks and Minnows and Marco Polo. For years, she practiced to become the best swimmer she could be and her hard work paid off when she earned a swimming scholarship to Delta State University.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy McDavis, 79, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at his home.