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Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles concerning the county’s spending on infrastructure and other projects led by IMS Engineers.
JACKSON — On Aug. 3, Greenville Renaissance Scholars of Greenville has been awarded a $4,300 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is a portion of the $1.3 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-2021 and will be used to host Camp Renaissance 2021.
Get your bids ready, the state tax-forfeited land auction for 300 state-owned properties in Washington County started today.
Mayor Errick Simmons welcomed Secretary of State Michael Watson on Tuesday in preparation for the state tax-forfeited land auction, which began at 8 a.m. today.
Nathaniel Chew Jr.
Three men have been arrested for a shooting that took place early this month that hospitalized two people.
After an Amber Alert was issued Friday morning for two missing children, a local man has been arrested and charged with two counts of kidnapping.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department (GPD) first responded to the 2000 block of Alexander Street at 2:17 a.m. for a kidnapping.
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 $250 fine for failure to wear a mask or a nose and mouth covering will soon be signed into order, per the Washington County Board of Supervisors.
The order was decided by a vote of 3-2 with BOS president Carl McGee and vice president Lee Gordon voting opposed in the motion made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks.
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.
Leonard McIntosh Sr.
“People won’t always remember what you say. People won’t always remember what you do. But, they will always remember how you made them feel.”
Some of the results from Washington County’s general election held last month may not be official, just yet.
A petition to contest the Nov. 5 election was filed Nov. 25 in the Circuit Court of Washington County by Samuel Begley, attorney for Washington County District 4 Supervisor, Jesse Amos.
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.
Less than 30% of the students in public schools in Washington County are at a level the State of Mississippi recognizes as proficient or advanced in English language arts and mathematics.
DELTA CITY — Funeral arrangements for Willie Windom, 70, of Delta City, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at his home.
HOLLANDALE — Funeral arrangements for A.C. Alexander Bethany, 67, of Hollandale, are pending with Sanders Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, May 10, 2019, in Rolling Fork.
Greenville – Funeral services for Jhazara Adams, 21 months, of Greenville will be Saturday at
After blowing a double-digit lead during the second half of the front end of its two-game road swing, Missouri (12-14, 3-11 Southeastern Conference) will take on Mississippi State (20-7, 8-6) in the back end at 6 p.m. Tuesday.