The holiday season is upon us and several in the Greenville community are making strides to ensure the upcoming days, as a popular Christmas carol goes, “merry and bright.”
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Errol Marque Holt, 40, Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis.
ARCOLA — Funeral services for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mount Horeb MB Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Ricky Vassar officiating. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Doris Lucille Hardy Branning Laird, 90, of Greenville will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Nov. 11, at Washington Care Center. Burial will be in Hollandale Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.
Greenville police are investigating this morning’s break-in at the Sportsman that resulted in several missing handguns.
Assistant Greenville Police Chief Michael Merchant said at 4:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Sportsman, 1511 Highway 1 S., in reference to a business burglary alarm activation.
Keith Gann, owner of Wise Solution LLC, appeared before the Greenville City Council on Monday to discuss how the city would benefit from the security and surveillance service he provides through his company.
As of 9:50 pm
1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent
Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent
Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent
David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent
Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent
1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
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Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
At least 13 people who knew James Brown have said they want an autopsy or a criminal investigation of his death, according to a new CNN investigative series.
Workers with the City of Vicksburg start construction on one of the three flood wall gates on Levee Street in Vicksburg Miss., on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019. According to the National Weather Service the Mississippi River is currently at 44.69 feet and is expected to reach 48.9 feet. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, Jean-Dominique Senard addresses the media after being appointed Renault chairman following a meeting of the board at Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, France. Nissan Motor Co.'s board chose Tuesday, Feb.