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GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Erica Waites, 42, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hall officiating. She died Monday, March 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
CANTON — Vera Elizabeth Roush, 82, of Canton, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. The family will have a private graveside service at Hollandale City Cemetery.
The Greenville Municipal Golf Course opened back up to the public on Thursday, but not after new guidelines were implemented to help prevent golfers from possibly contracting the coranavirus.
Washington County’s correctional facility will soon have new officers after being short-staffed.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to approve the hiring of eight additional officers at the Washington County Regional Correctional Facility (WCRC).
No well-respected Southern event, be it a wedding, funeral or dinner after a lengthy Easter church service, is complete without a platter of deviled eggs.
With spring approaching and decorations of bunny rabbits and colored eggs popping up in every store, deviled eggs have been on my mind.
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.
The Greenville City Council recently voted to approve the rezoning of 1280 VFW Road from C-4 to I-1 for a Solar Electric Generation Project.
The cornerstone from the old Elks Lodge is almost not noticeable in the parking lot behind the Greenville History Museum.
While it’s a large white hunk of granite and concrete, it’s mostly non-descript.
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.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
A local man has died after being shot several times early this morning.
At 2:36 a.m., officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of John Street in reference to shots fired in the area.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.