Robert Williams Jr.
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“Be great, you are the future.”
These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.
These words, though they echo the same sentiments, are simply used to describe the theme of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet.
HOLLANDALE — If they aren’t already, City of Hollandale residents can get even more into the Christmas spirit as the town prepares to hold its annual Hollandale Christmas Parade.
The parade will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 and this year’s theme is “A Magic Kingdom Christmas.”
The Greenville Community Harmony Chorus is readying for a night of singing holiday melodies for their 20th annual Celebrating Christmas Concert.
The concert is set to start at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Jake and Freda Stein Hall inside E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mary A. Brown, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
With Thanksgiving this week, the Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people in the community what they are thankful for this year. This is what they said.
Wendy Smith, of Greenville:
The municipal trash pickup schedule will be altered this week as the city observes the Thanksgiving holiday.
Garbage and trash routes scheduled to be picked up on Tuesday and Thursday were completed on Tuesday.
Routes scheduled to be picked up on Wednesday and Friday will be completed today.
Greenville Girls Rock is making its way back to Greenville.
The second annual Greenville Girls Rock event will be from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday at the Washington County Convention Center, 1040 South Raceway Road.
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:
Thursday, April 18
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
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.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.