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The names of candidates seeking the open Ward 3 position have been announced.
Eight people have applied for the special election, set for Aug. 24.
The names of candidates include Mark Crawford, Kendrick Chandelle Gear, Vernon Greenlee, Frank Hall Jr., Steven W. Poole II, Johnny Ross, Hope Williams-Brown and Rosetta Williams.
With only 90 days left until Nov. 3, the Washington County Election Commission is gearing up for Election Day and were paid a visit by Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson on Tuesday to talk about all things voting.
Willie Sellers Sr.
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.
Greenville - Funeral services for Lee Davis, 68, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed at MS Extension Care, Greenville, April 27, and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy Beatrice Dye, 69, of Greenville are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
Brenda Kay McMillen
Leland - Funeral services for Brenda Kay McMillen Ellenburg, 63, of Leland will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 1 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, April 29 at her home. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood speaks to attendees of the Stennis Institute luncheon at the Capitol Club in downtown Jackson, Miss., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Hood is running for governor. (Sarah Warnock/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)