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As the holiday season approaches, the Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) is ready to employ its mission of giving.
What should be an exciting and joyous time of year for families and children is not that for all, especially for those in the Washington County community.
St. Joseph Catholic School head football coach John Baker puts things bluntly when asked about his team’s home game this Friday night against Pillow Academy.
“This is, by far, the best team that we have played in years,” Coach Baker said. “There is no doubt about it. We have not played a team this good in a long time.”
ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Alberta Ephriam, 91, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.
HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.
Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.
The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues.
The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday.
When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”
What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.
This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.
Residents are invited to head over to the airport this weekend to check out, and perhaps even ride, an airplane for a while.
The Greenville Mid-Delta Regional Airport from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday will be hosting its inaugural Greenville Aviation Day.
Several county roads and bridges are pending state funding for improvements and repairs, according to county engineer Marcus Hooker Sr.
At Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, Hooker discussed projects throughout the county that will soon be getting underway for repairs.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Travelers leaving from a Mississippi airport will be able to fly directly into two new cities in a few months.
News outlets report that direct flights leaving from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Austin, Texas and Fort Myers, Florida were announced Monday.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.
Democratic 2020 contenders are using Donald Trump's State of the Union speech Tuesday night to showcase some of their major clashes with the President.
HOLLANDALE — Perhaps it’s a relief.
The undefeated streak and the best ever start to a Leland High School basketball season is over.
It ended at 19 games after the Lady Cubs lost 59-53 at Coahoma County High School Friday night.
Now, the Lady Cubs can begin to put all their focus on winning the state championship.
President Donald Trump's annual State of the Union address is poised to deliver the kind of irresistible prime-time drama that its sporting equivalent, a snoozer Super Bowl, lacked.