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GPSD to receive college access, support in part of GEAR UP grant to MSU

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO THE DD-T,

The Greenville Public School District is one of three districts in the state to receive support for middle and high school students aspiring to attend Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning through a U.S. Department of Education grant awarded to Mississippi State University.


Mattie Williams

Mattie Williams

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mattie Williams, 83, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Greenville.



Roshanda Grant

Roshanda Grant

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Rhonda Grant, 47, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Rolling Fork.


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Winterville Mounds hosting fourth annual meeting Sunday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Winterville Mounds Association (WMA) is having its fourth annual meeting at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Winterville Mounds Museum.

Principal Chief Hutke Fields of the Notchie (Natchez) Nation will be the featured speaker.  

Native American foods will be served, and annual dues and donations will be collected at the meeting.





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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.


Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

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.




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