True to its philanthropic form even in the most unpredictable of times, the Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) has established the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund under the umbrella at the Community Foundation.
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The Mississippi River has reached flood stage once again in the Queen City, which has happened every month this year thus far.
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.
CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for John Swift, 66, of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at his home.
The Washington County Circuit Clerk's office is still working to tally the local results from Tuesday's presidential primaries. Election results will be posted to the Delta Democrat-Times website as soon as they are made available.
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.
Ryan Handly has been a pitcher ever since he was a little boy. Now, a senior on the Deer Creek School baseball team he is hoping to use all he has learned over the years to help lead his team to a successful season.
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.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.