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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 



Mayor: Increasing water, sewer rates will help pay for repair work

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session, voting was split between the council about increasing water and sewer rates.

Councilman James Wilson, along with other members of the council, did not want to increase water and sewer rates because of the recent added $4 for trash pickup.



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Public Safety Meeting talks about local crime concerns

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Mayor Errick Simmons, Vice Mayor Lurann Thomas, Councilwoman Lois Hawkins, the Greenville Fire Department, the Greenville Police Department, Crimestoppers of Washington County, Washington County Sheriff’s Department and Juvenile Court officers came together Friday in the City Hall chambers for a Public Safety Meeting to discuss the recent spike


Before and after: Facade grant program helping to beautify downtown Greenville

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Downtown Greenville is sprucing up one store at a time thanks to the ongoing Downtown Greenville Facade Improvement program.

Main Street Greenville Director Gretchen Giachelli said the facade grant program is a way to not only improve the appearance of downtown Greenville, but to entice residents to shop more at the local businesses.




Samuel Bucker

Samuel Bucker

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Samuel Bucker, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Mississippi Care Center, Greenville.


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Deloris Harper

Deloris Harper

Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.


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Man arrested, charged for Friday night shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.



Woman charged with attempted murder after fight at gas station

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.


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