Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles concerning the county’s spending on infrastructure and other projects led by IMS Engineers.
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Get your bids ready, the state tax-forfeited land auction for 300 state-owned properties in Washington County started today.
Mayor Errick Simmons welcomed Secretary of State Michael Watson on Tuesday in preparation for the state tax-forfeited land auction, which began at 8 a.m. today.
JACKSON — On Aug. 3, Greenville Renaissance Scholars of Greenville has been awarded a $4,300 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is a portion of the $1.3 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-2021 and will be used to host Camp Renaissance 2021.
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Despite having empty beds, Delta Regional Medical Center is still experiencing shortage problems.
While the Coronavirus is a massive problem in and of itself, DRMC is facing a “staffing crisis” with the number of nurses decreasing, according to hospital CEO Scott Christensen.
The first day of school for students in Washington County is only a few weeks away, but there is still a lot of uncertainty, and plenty of opinions, about how and when school should begin.
Masks, their usage and mandates are a contentious topic.
We’re not sure why.
We can understand why people might not enjoy wearing masks, but the mandate they be worn in public spaces is not one so onerous as to create the vitriolic response it has in some people and places.
Frank Key Sr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Frank Key Sr., 107, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.
“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30.
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.
Another drama-filled and talent-studded production is coming to the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center — “Loving Mr. Wrong.”
The stage play will be presented at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 22.
Crazy Horse — a name that carries with it more than mere fame, but actual pride and a historical significance.
To unpack that historical significance will be Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. along with author William Matson, who together, authored, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”
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.
CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Rogers Brown Beamon, 68, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at New Bethel Church, Cleveland, with the Rev. Cleo Neal officiating. He died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
ROSEDALE — Funeral arrangements for Sherry Ann Dudley, 56, of Rosedale, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at her home.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Thursday was the deadline for the Mississippi House and Senate to act on general bills originating in their own chamber. Bills that survived are moving to committees in the opposite chamber for more work. Tax and spending bills face later deadlines.
Here's a look at the status of selected bills:
The Continental Tire Training Center in Clinton, Miss., photographed, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, currently has classes for some trainees, as the company continues to construct the tire manufacturing plant at the compound. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)