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.
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This is my first week back in my office at the Delta Democrat-Times in over two weeks, and I wasn’t on vacation.
On March 13, I had a normal Friday at work and even when 5 p.m. came, I was excited for the weekend.
Due to the coronavirus, pastors and clergymen throughout Washington County have been unable to provide face-to-face spiritual leadership to members of their flock.
The City of Greenville and Washington County has plans to lend its support in helping to maintain the upkeep of sites in its local Greenville Public School District.
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.
The Greenville Municipal Golf Course opened back up to the public on Thursday, but not after new guidelines were implemented to help prevent golfers from possibly contracting the coranavirus.
Greenville residents can look forward to many of the sewer and drainage issues around the city being mitigated thanks to the developments in the Sewer Rehabilitation Project (Contract No. 5).
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Erica Waites, 42, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hall officiating. She died Monday, March 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
During Western Line School District’s board meeting on Monday, Superintendent Lawrence Hudson highlighted the success of the district’s students at its two elementary schools, O’Bannon and Riverside.
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.
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
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.
Cornelius Tory Jr.
VINE GROVE, Ky. — Funeral services for Cornelius Tory Jr., 20, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Old Jerusalem. He died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura (21) drives the ball against Pacific's Jeremiah Bailey during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
LELAND — Funeral services for Yvonne “Peggy” Brown, 73, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at New Zion Baptist Church, Leland. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville. She died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
Larry Hymes Sr.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Second-ranked Duke got rolling from 3-point range, then took a big step toward winning the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season race.