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Delta Tailgating Festival returning for a fourth year

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Washington County Alumni Association for Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) is getting in gear to host the fourth annual Delta Tailgating Festival.

The free event, which will feature live music and vendors, is set to run from 3-10 p.m. Oct. 12 in Stein Mart Square in downtown Greenville.


Winterville Mounds gearing up for Native American Days

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,


The annual Native American Days at the Winterville Mounds, an always exciting event for Washington County youth, is quickly approaching.

The three-day event presents an exhilarating opportunity for students to learn about Native American life through crafts, pottery, basket-making, dancing and more. 




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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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Opinion: Loss of trust in American democracy is a crisis we have to confront

"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.


Wanda Dees

Wanda Dees

HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Wanda Dees, 72, of Hollandale will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Hollandale Baptist Church. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.  Burial will be in the Hollandale City Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.



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