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Bullet, hole found inside local church early Sunday morning

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Hours before church service was set to begin, there was a shooting early Sunday morning at Greater Faith Tabernacle Church.

Charles Fisher, pastor of Greater Faith Tabernacle on Burning Bush Drive, said his wife woke him up at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning, terrified by the noises she though have been gunfire.



O'Bannon's Coach Carter named Delta Democrat-Times Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Torrione Carter took over the reins of the O’Bannon High School boys basketball program after former head coach George Christian died of cancer just weeks before the 2016-2017 season.

In the beginning, things were not easy for Coach Carter and his Greenwave players. The loss of a mentor and a friend was a tough blow for them all.


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Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

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.


Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.


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