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City officials increasing efforts to curb illegal dumping with $1K fines


 City of Greenville officials are ramping up on their efforts to put a stop to illegal dumping.

An illegal dumping task force meeting convened on Thursday with Mayor Errick Simmons, Police Chief Delando Wilson, Fire Chief Ruben Brown, Planning Director Carlon Williams, Code Enforcer Daryl Richards Sr. and others in attendance.

Budget? What budget?

We don’t like it when our government officials spend more than they allot themselves to spend in a year on any budgeted item.

And, as pointed out in a story in this weekend’s newspaper, one line item in the Washington County Board of Supervisors has seen a significant stretch of the budget.

Fraternal Warriors: Allegrezza brothers ready for senior football campaigns at Deer Creek School


ARCOLA — Ethan Allegrezza and Noah Allegrezza are two fraternal twins who will each play an integral part in the success of the Deer Creek School football team this season.

Ethan is projected to be the team’s starting quarterback, while Noah will be the main ball carrier for the Warriors.



Faye Sandifer Burns

LELAND - Funeral services for Virginia Faye Sandifer Burns Berry, 91, of Leland are Friday, January 25, at the Leland United Methodist Church at 2:00 PM. She died Saturday, January 19, 2019. Burial will be at Mound Cemetery in Rolling Fork. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.

Charlie Ford Jr.

Charlie Ford Jr.

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for Charlie Ford Jr., 79, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, March 6, 2020.