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Robert Williams Jr.

Robert Williams Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Robert Williams Jr., 78, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



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Motorists urged to heed caution as crews replace underdrain pipes

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.

The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.


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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.

Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

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.


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Hornets fall to Starkville

Staff report

Greenville High School head coach Quintarus McCray said he was proud of the way his team battled back in the second half Friday night in the Hornets’ 49-26 homecoming loss to Starkville High School.

The Hornets trailed Starkville 43-8 at halftime, but kept fighting and battling in the game’s final two quarters.


Water surrounds Mississippi town as rivers rise across South

Chickasaw Road is covered with flood waters in Vicksburg, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The Mississippi River is currently at 47.48 feet in Vicksburg according to the National Weather Service and is expected to crest at 51.4 feet on March 14th which is the highest crest since 2016.(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)



Place your bets: NASCAR pushes its chips on sports gambling

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Brendan Gaughan walks down pit road during qualifying for the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks _ or so much more _ to wager on a sporting event.



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