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Our students need great teachers, we should try to keep them

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.





Laura Hunter

Laura Hunter

DARLOVE — Funeral services for Laura Hunter, 77, of Darlove, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Mount Zion, Darlove, with the Rev. James Gray officiating. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery, Darlove, under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.


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Donald Williams

Donald Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Donald Williams, 53, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Greater Mount Mariah, with Minister O.H. Hall officiating. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Garden, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.





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