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Residents face aftermath of damaging weekend storms

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house. 

He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.



Elk’s fate sealed long ago

When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.

I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.


Turner no longer city’s zoning and planning department director

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After half a year at the helm, Mack-Arthur Turner Jr. will no longer lead the city's planning and zoning department.

Decided by a majority vote of the city council, Turner will no longer serve as the director of planning and zoning for the City of Greenville, effectively immediately.


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Jimmy Cartwright

Jimmy Cartwright

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jimmy Earl T.T. Cartwright, 50, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at his home.



Freddie Luster

Freddie Luster

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Freddie B. Luster, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.


James Cotton

James Cotton

HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for James Cotton, 58, of Hollandale, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at New Hope MB Church, Hollandale, with the Rev. Charles Cotton officiating. He died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.


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Johnny Malone Sr.

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.



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Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


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