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BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.






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James King

James King

ROLLING FORK — James L. King, 61, of Rolling Fork, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at River Regional Hospital, Vicksburg. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Adele Walker Memorial Chapel at Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.



Rita Mitchem

Rita Mitchem

METCALFE — Memorial services for Rita Joyce Bradham Mitchem, 60, of Metcalfe, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at Restoration Church of God, 1255 S. Main St., Greenville, with Pastor Jay Smith officiating. She died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. She was born Jan. 26, 1959, in Natchez.



Willie Griffin

Willie Griffin

ROSEDALE — Funeral arrangements for Willie Griffin, 70, of Rosedale, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan.17, 2020, at Cleveland Nursing & Rehab Center, Cleveland.


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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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