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Sand, bags available at Expo Center this weekend for flash flooding

By STAFF REPORT,

Residents concerned about possible flash flooding in the next week are encouraged to bag up some sand this weekend.

The Office of Emergency Management sent out a message Friday afternoon that sand and bags are available this weekend at the Washington County Expo Building due to a threat of flash flooding next week.



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Azar seeking local talent for ‘The Banality’ film

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.”


Girls Write the World offers spring writers retreat

By SPECIAL TO THE DD-T / WASHINGTON COUNTY ECONOMIC ALLIANCE,

Young female writers from all over Washington County will converge in Greenville this May for Girls Write the World’s annual Writers’ Retreat. This year’s retreat theme, “If I Dare to be Powerful” will feature poetry writing classes and empowerment workshops  designed to foster creativity and confidence in young women.


Plans underway for Camp Renaissance

Building upon the organization’s legacy of serving Greenville-area middle school students for the past 12 years, Greenville Renaissance Scholars is excited to announce open recruitment for camp director, teachers, and rising 5th to 9th grade (current 4th to 8th grade) “Scholars” to be part of Camp Renaissance 2019.


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Deloris Harper

Deloris Harper

Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.




Woman charged with attempted murder after fight at gas station

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.


Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.


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Obituaries

Marlon Moore BILOXI — Funeral arrangements for Marlon Darnell Moore, 50, of Biloxi, are pending... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE