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AVON — Riverside High School junior Shakera Stewart is learning a lot about herself as she helps guide her young basketball team this season.
A Hollandale man turned himself into Greenville police this week for a shooting at a laundromat that sent one man to the hospital.
Fifty-year-old Delvecchio Potts, of Hollandale, has been arrested for shooting a 42-year-old male in the parking lot of Mr. B’s Coin Laundry, 1472 S. Colorado St.
LELAND- After a valiant surge to take the lead in a low scoring game, the Leland Cubs ran out of gas in the final quarter to fall 37-35 to the Coahoma County Panthers Tuesday night. Panthers senior guards Bentavious Galmore and Trumaine Jones led a fourth quarter charge where they out scored the Cubs 11-9.
Simmons High School senior Ver’eisha Robinson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has always had the talent to make a big impact on the Devilettes basketball team.
And, recently, the 6-foot-1 post player is starting to do just that.
If Mala Brooks was looking to make a splash in her first meeting as a member of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, she made a big one.
Brooks made motions to remove the sitting county engineer and the county attorney.
In observance of New Year’s Day, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.
Greenville City Hall and the Washington County Courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, New Year’s Day, resuming regular hours on Thursday.
A third body in less than three weeks has been found in Greenville.
At about 11:15 a.m. Sunday, officers with the Greenville Police Department received a call from a local resident about possible remains found next to a railroad track at the 700 block of North Theobald Street.
There seem to be a lot of “reporters” in Greenville, but they aren’t exactly good ones. In less than three weeks, three bodies have been found in Greenville.
The first body was found on Christmas Day in the 700 block of Clay Street.
Georgia forwards Derek Ogbeide (34) and Mike Edwards (32) shake hands with Mississippi forward Bruce Stevens (12) and his teammates after an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
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.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Two public school districts and one private school in northern Mississippi were closed Friday because of an increase in flu cases.
Allen Collins Jr.
Leland - Funeral services for Allen Collins Jr., 76, of Leland, will be held at Antioch MB Church, Saturday April 27 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Friday April 26 from 1-5 p.m.. Burial will be at Holly Ridge Cemetery in Holly Ridge. Services are entrusted to Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.