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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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Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.



Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



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Weddings & Engagements

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter,... READ MORE