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Greenville City Council enters order requiring face coverings, effective immediately

By SUBMITTED ARTICLE,

Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.





Boykin resigns from Ward 3

By STAFF REPORT,

Greenville City Council Member Bill Boykin, who suffered a stroke in March, has presented the Greenville City Council with a letter announcing his intention to resign his position.

Ward 3 has not had representation on the council as Boykin has been unable to attend meetings since the stroke.


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Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.



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. 


Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.


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Greenville Christian Lady Saints defeat Hebron Christian to advance to the state semifinals

By STAFF REPORT,

BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team defeated Hebron Christian 71-35 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the MAIS Class 2A State Basketball Tournament at Sylva-Bay Academy.

The Lady Saints jumped out to a 38-20 halftime lead and never let up.



Greenville Track Club athletes prepare for Nationals

By PATRICK ERVIN,

Local sports culture mirrors its larger national counterpart.

Celebration of football, basketball, baseball and hockey are the norm while track and field fights for public attention and support.

Yet, in track and field, some of the most amazing unheralded accomplishments are taking place right under our noses in the Delta.


Fredrick Shannon

Fredrick Shannon

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Fredrick Shannon, 79, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Matthew AME, with the Rev. Dr. William A. Brown officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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