Independence Day this year will be quite different from those in the past with social distancing and the need for protective masks becoming the new normal.
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The Greenville Public School District is deep into the development of a plan for reopening classroom instruction to students for the upcoming academic year.
The district’s plan, titled “Destination 8/5” as Aug. 5 is its target start date, requires significant feedback from various stakeholders, especially parents.
The municipal trash pickup schedule will be altered this week as the city observes the Fourth of July
Today’s trash route will be picked up as regularly scheduled.
Thursday and Friday’s routes will be completed this Thursday.
There will be no routes on Friday.
ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Derrick Preshawn Lewis, 48, of Rosedale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at New Hope Cemetery, Rosedale, with Pastor Elnora Littleton officiating. He died Friday, June 26, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA — No Funeral Arrangments are planned for Belle “Wade” Bowen Frame who died on June, 14, 2020, at the age of 96 in Pinellas Park, Florida.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Mary Catherine Diamond, 71, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 16th, 2020, at Lighthouse Church in Greenville with Brother Jonathan Toler and Brother David Vaughn officiating. Visiting hours will be 6 - 9 p.m. Monday, June 15, 2020.
INVERNESS — Graveside services for Clifton Price, 76, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. Steven Reed Smith officiating. He died Thursday, May 7, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2019, file photo, Georgia coach Joni Taylor is seen on the sidelines during an NCAA women's college basketball game against Tennessee, in Athens, Ga. Georgia coach Joni Taylor has given birth to a girl less than 12 hours after leading the Lady Bulldogs to a victory. The Bulldogs said in a release Tuesday, Feb.
Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) takes a shot over Mississippi center Dominik Olejniczak (13) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi alderman has been charged with voter fraud.
Canton Alderman Andrew Grant had been named but not charged in an earlier indictment, which charged six people.
HOLLY SPRINGS — What once seemed as a rebuilding year for the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team has turned into one of the best seasons in school history.