Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
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Local students and anyone looking to take an ACT test have a chance to get a practice run in before the real experience.
Despite the rainy weather, several people gathered in downtown Greenville this weekend to show their support for a man who “had a dream.”
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Saturday as a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
While students were out of school Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, education did not stop for youth who attended the MLK Luncheon at Rounds Park.
Ward 4 Councilwoman Lurann Thomas partnered with Fed Ex Ground senior manager Yosheika Ray to organized the luncheon.
A “hog-killin” time is sure to be had at the upcoming fourth annual Greenville Heritage Rodeo.
The two-day country western inspired event is set to get started at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and is being presented by Big Rodeo Project LLC.
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.
Downtown Greenville received significant damage after early Saturday morning’s storms that blew through the area.
Both Mayor Errick Simmons and Gov. Phil Bryant on Saturday declared a state of emergency for the City of Greenville as a result of the storm damages.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
At the Washington Washington County Board of Supervisors’ first meeting of the new year, both the county engineer and county attorney were replaced after a motion was made by the board’s newest addition, Mala Brooks.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
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.
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.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House members on Thursday overwhelmingly supported a plan to ease some penalties for those accused or convicted of crimes, as its sponsor again acknowledged the bill constitutes "baby steps."
Former Senator Joe Lieberman says he doesn't believe there should be a rush to judgment of embattled Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A utility giant will pay a $5 million penalty in the wake of a scandal over the use of paid, phony supporters for a new $210 million gas fired power plant, but it will also be allowed to go ahead with construction of the plant, the New Orleans City Council unanimously decided Thursday.