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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.
Greenville resident Betty Bracket was leaning over the counter of the Double Quick on Broadway Street scratching the Mississippi Lottery ticket she’d just purchased.
She’d purchased a good handful and so had many other people.
The holiday season is upon us and several in the Greenville community are making strides to ensure the upcoming days, as a popular Christmas carol goes, “merry and bright.”
Would you go to a store, open a package of socks and tell the cashier you’re only paying for one pair because that’s all you need?
Would you go to a restaurant, eat half of your meal and tell the server you’re only paying for the portion you ate?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky used a stellar defense to maintain its roll and throw South Carolina off kilter.
PJ Washington scored 20 points, and routed South Carolina 76-48 Tuesday night for its ninth consecutive victory.
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.
Georgia guard Jordan Harris (2) takes a shot while being defended by Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)