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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 



Mayor: Increasing water, sewer rates will help pay for repair work

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session, voting was split between the council about increasing water and sewer rates.

Councilman James Wilson, along with other members of the council, did not want to increase water and sewer rates because of the recent added $4 for trash pickup.



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Chef Kellogg bringing new tastes, style, experiences to Downtown Grille

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Downtown Grille has been firing up some new dishes under the guidance of the restaurant’s new chef and general manager.

After it was announced Chef Allen Sanders was taking a new job opportunity in Georgia, a job listing was posted online and Chef John Kellogg said it caught his attention.




Michael Mills

Michael Mills

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Michael Mills, 64, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at his home.


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When Jackie came to town

Editor’s note: Longtime Greenville resident Gil Worth Sr. spent a summer as the batboy for the Atlanta Crackers. Worth, now 86, came to Greenville as a young serviceman for the United States Air Force. He met his wife, Beth, in Greenville and later started a successful tire company.


Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.



Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



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