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George Ivy Sr.
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.
Johnny Malone Sr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Johnny “Josh” Malone Sr, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Texas.
Greenville High School boys basketball coach Delmar Sprouse said he feels blessed to have been able to coach Danny Washington over the last three seasons.
Washington, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has been a coach’s dream.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Brown scored 14 points and Auburn beat Florida 76-62 on Tuesday night for its first win at home in the series since 1999, snapping an 11-game overall losing streak against the Gators.
Florida had won 21 of the last 22 matchups in the series.
Emily Louise Geary Newman
Delta Regional Medical Center and Hodding Carter Memorial YMCA have partnered to bring the 5210 Weigh To Go program to the Greenville area.
This inaugural initiative is designed as a community health campaign aimed at bringing awareness to daily guidelines for nutrition and physical activity.
Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening.
The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.
A three-vehicle wreck at one of Greenville’s busiest intersections sent six people, including four children, to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.