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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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.
On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves issued a statewide shelter-in-place order that went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and ending 8 a.m. April 20.
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.
Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
The Greenville Arts Council (GAC) will host an exhibit with an opening reception beginning at 5:30 p.m., Friday, in the Roger Malkin Gallery at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.
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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.
And they’re off! Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa opened pari-mutuel wagering Thursday, allowing patrons of the casino to bet on horse racing events across the county.
Harlow’s is the first casino in the Delta to offer pari- mutuel wagering.
Area residents are invited to participate in an upcoming film production starring actor Chris Mulkey being directed by a former local youth.
Strack Azar, son of local country star musician Steve Azar, and Michael Stevantoni have written and are co-directing an original feature film titled, “The Banality.”
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.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
A three-vehicle wreck at one of Greenville’s busiest intersections sent six people, including four children, to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
Thursday, April 18