LELAND- Fourth quarter contributions from several Leland Lady Cubs helped them advanced to the second round of the 2A Region 3 finals with a hard fought 56-37 win over the East Union Lady Urchins Monday night. Leland senior guard Camariyah Butler led all scores with 24 points and provided consistent offense all evening.
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County bridge and road repairs were the main topic for IMS Engineers at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
IMS Engineers employees discussed the immediate closure of another bridge on Wilmot Road, as required by state aid, at Monday’s meeting.
Mid-Delta Regional Airport will once again use Michael Baker International for its upcoming supplemental airport inspection.
The Greenville City Council approved Mid-Delta Regional Airport director Sam Washington’s request to extend the professional services at their Tuesday meeting.
The Greenville City Council heard from four applicants for appointment of Trustee to the Greenville Public School Board for a five-year term beginning March 1.
Dr. Loretta Shannon currently holds the trustee seat and is seeking reappointment.
STARKVILLE — The Greenville High School boys basketball team may have let the lead slip away Tuesday night, but the Hornets never lost their composure as they roared back in the fourth quarter to defeat Germantown 71-58 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Region 3-6A Tournament at Starkville.
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Funeral services for Jane Magruder Watkins, 82, of Williamsburg, Virginia, will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Indianola. She died Monday, Aug.12, 2019, in Williamsburg. Burial will follow at Indianola Cemetery.
LELAND — Funeral services for Emma McVane, 84, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at New Jerusalem Temple Church of God and Christ, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at her home. Burial will follow in Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland, under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Leland.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A federal trial has started for a former certified public accountant facing tax-related charges in Mississippi.
News outlets reported the trial of 73-year-old Carl Nicholson started Monday in Hattiesburg.
The National Weather Service confirms that two tornadoes struck Columbus, Mississippi as violent storms rolled through. Officials say one woman was killed and 12 people were injured. (Feb. 25)