At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.
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LELAND — Two Greenwood residents were arrested earlier this week for trying to breaking into a Leland storage center.
Monday afternoon, Washington County Sheriff Deputy Adam Auger spotted suspicious activity at 82 Mini Storage and notified the Leland Police Department.
The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.
Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.
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.”
St. Joseph reaches third straight state championship with thrilling, 20-18, victory over Carroll AcademyBy DAVID W. HEALY,
St. Joseph Catholic School junior Kaleb Lockett said he and his teammate Dillon Johnson have a special connection, and on Friday night Lockett and Johnson proved it.
It’s almost time to vote.
Polls will open at 7 a.m., and residents have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to get out and cast their vote for several state and county positions in the county and general election.
Mid-Delta Regional Airport director Sam Washington appeared before Greenville City Council last week to discuss specialized airport software related to maintenance and inspection of the airfield.
OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.
It could be quite some time before the county is able to obtain a new generator for the Washington County Convention Center.
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%.
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.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
Alabama guard Dazon Ingram (12) celebrates in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. With Ingram are Donta Hall (0) and Kira Lewis Jr. (2). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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."
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.
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.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.