JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
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This is my first week back in my office at the Delta Democrat-Times in over two weeks, and I wasn’t on vacation.
On March 13, I had a normal Friday at work and even when 5 p.m. came, I was excited for the weekend.
Due to the coronavirus, pastors and clergymen throughout Washington County have been unable to provide face-to-face spiritual leadership to members of their flock.
The City of Greenville and Washington County has plans to lend its support in helping to maintain the upkeep of sites in its local Greenville Public School District.
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Over the last four seasons Greenville High School basketball player Jeanee Anderson came to practice each day ready to get better.
Anyone wondering if COVID-19 may be in Washington County no longer has to contemplate.
During a special meeting of the city council on Friday, Delta Regional Medical Center Medical Director Dr. Robert Corkern announced to the council and those in attendance Washington County has confirmed its first case of COVID-19.
At their regular Monday meeting, Washington County Board of Supervisors President Carl McGee informed the board he and others recently met with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety about bringing a driver’s license exam and renewal station back to Greenville.
The Delta Democrat-Times asked its readers on Facebook how COVID-19 may be affecting them and their thoughts on the matter. This is what they said.
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.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.
Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.
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.”
The Washington County Circuit Clerk's office is still working to tally the local results from Tuesday's presidential primaries. Election results will be posted to the Delta Democrat-Times website as soon as they are made available.
Samuel Young Jr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Samuel Lee Young Jr., 47, of Greenville, are pending with Brown-McCullum & Lewis Mortuary Services, Leland. He died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019.
The Leland High School girls basketball team came into Friday nights game against Riverside High School looking to make a statement, and they did just that.
In a game that was a match-up of two of the best teams in the Delta, the Lady Cubs remained undefeated with a dominating 64-31 victory.
Mississippi State guard Jazzmun Holmes (10) looks for a shot while surrounded by LSU players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lillian E. Edwards, 88, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.