The business and bustle of downtown Greenville is making its return with some of the city’s favorite restaurants and pubs reopening and new ones coming to life.
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Landon Hughes, a student at St. Joseph Catholic School, wanted to do something to show his appreciation to those on the front lines in the community who are fighting COVID-19.
“I was tired of just sitting at home and thinking about how much appreciation I had for them. I wanted to actually do something about,” Hughes said.
One of the biggest parties in the Delta, Steve Azar’s Delta Soul Celebrity Golf and Charity Event, won’t be happening live due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there will be a chance for everyone to join in this year.
Preston Henderson and Bailey Peyton both had a night to remember Monday night in the opening day of baseball at the Delta Sportsplex.
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CLEVELAND — Owen R. Warren, 83, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
MOUND BAYOU — Graveside services for Barbara A. “Bobbie” Hayes-Davis, 50, of Mound Bayou, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Marigold Cemetery, Marigold, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Melveree Bender-Billings, 70, of Shelby, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Grenada Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Grenada.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jerome Jackson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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.
A violent fire that broke out at Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend has left the longtime healthcare center in ruins.
Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said the fire broke out between 9:45 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday.
Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
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.