There was a meeting of the minds Tuesday to discuss how the goals of increased enrollment at Mississippi Valley State University, a strong work force in Washington County and greater access to educational opportunities could be achieved with the Greenville Higher Education Center (GHEC) serving as the catalyst for reaching those goals.
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GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Darrell “Drew” Rexrode, 21, of Greenville, were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
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Greenville Christian School girls basketball coach Brother Sandifer has been coaching the Lady Saints for 10 years, but he only remembers one other team with the type of senior leadership he will have on this year’s squad.
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The green paint still smells fresh in the renovated O’Bannon High School locker rooms. The refurbished basketball court sparkles as Greenwave players dribble the ball up and down the court.
LELAND — Two Greenwood residents were arrested earlier this week for trying to breaking into a Leland storage center.
Monday afternoon, Washington County Sheriff Deputy Adam Auger spotted suspicious activity at 82 Mini Storage and notified the Leland Police Department.
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.
Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.
Greenville police are investigating this morning’s break-in at the Sportsman that resulted in several missing handguns.
Assistant Greenville Police Chief Michael Merchant said at 4:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Sportsman, 1511 Highway 1 S., in reference to a business burglary alarm activation.
The Washington County Economic Alliance is making its own Angelica Richards their new Work Force and Special Programs coordinator, effective Nov. 1.
Ricky DeAngelo wasn’t out of the liquor business for very long.
After he and his late brother, Sandy, sold the family’s business, Chillie’s Package Store, two years ago he took a year off.
After that year off, he started working on his latest venture of producing a cognac and sparkling rosè.
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — Continental AG is beginning to gear up worker training at the $1.4 billion tire-making complex that it's building in central Mississippi, as it aims to start producing truck tires by next January.
According to a report from Axios, President Trump has spent around 60% of his scheduled time during working hours as unstructured "executive time." CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week:
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LELAND — Quenterius Flowers and Jaquez Phillips both take pride in being a member of the Leland High School football team.
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) — A South Texas company is recalling nearly 50 tons (45.36 metric tons) of chicken products due to misbranding and the labels not indicating the items contain an allergen — eggs.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.