Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
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Local students and anyone looking to take an ACT test have a chance to get a practice run in before the real experience.
Despite the rainy weather, several people gathered in downtown Greenville this weekend to show their support for a man who “had a dream.”
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Saturday as a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
A “hog-killin” time is sure to be had at the upcoming fourth annual Greenville Heritage Rodeo.
The two-day country western inspired event is set to get started at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and is being presented by Big Rodeo Project LLC.
While students were out of school Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, education did not stop for youth who attended the MLK Luncheon at Rounds Park.
Ward 4 Councilwoman Lurann Thomas partnered with Fed Ex Ground senior manager Yosheika Ray to organized the luncheon.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Geneva Goliday-Triplett, 84, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donald Wiliams, 53, of Greenville and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
The spring semester has just begun for many college students and come Tuesday, prospective college and graduate students from Washington County alike will be able to find out firsthand what Mississippi Valley State University is all about.
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SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Percy Moore Jr., 73, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2020, at his home.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired Mississippi government employees who win legislative seats this year could be paid for legislative work while continuing to collect pension benefits. That is according to a new rule the state pension system is on track to adopt.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois (all times local):
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says his administration is reviewing how the gunman who killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago business had a weapon despite a felony conviction.
People pray in the gallery of the Oklahoma House of Representatives chamber during Rose Day, an annual anti-abortion event, at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Nate Billings/The Oklahoman via AP)
PANTHER BURN — Funeral arrangements for Donna Dixon, 53, of Panther Burn, are pending with Dillon Funeral Home, Leland. She died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at her home.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
On February 5, President Donald Trump will finally get to deliver his State of the Union address after agreeing to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to hold off on the speech during the 35-day government shutdown.
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.