At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.
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Apostle Paul once said, “Get thee behind me.”
The last couple of weeks of Mission Mississippi have been very eventful, to say the least. The most applicable Scripture for this experience comes from 2 Corinthians 4:18.
Every day is a day of thanksgiving, which is an ideal City of Greenville Councilwoman Lurann Thomas is a firm believer of.
In honor of Thanksgiving Day this year, Thomas is giving Ward 4 and other local residents a reason to be thankful by hosting a turkey dinner giveaway this weekend.
What has been made clear in recent years, our government is not controlled by majority-selected representatives in many cases.
Heck, our president didn’t even win the popular vote, but that’s a conversation for a different time.
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.
Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.
Greenville police are investigating this morning’s break-in at the Sportsman that resulted in several missing handguns.
Assistant Greenville Police Chief Michael Merchant said at 4:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Sportsman, 1511 Highway 1 S., in reference to a business burglary alarm activation.
As of 9:50 pm
1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent
Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent
Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent
David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent
Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent
1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent
Keith Gann, owner of Wise Solution LLC, appeared before the Greenville City Council on Monday to discuss how the city would benefit from the security and surveillance service he provides through his company.
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)
HOLLANDALE — After falling behind Leflore County by three touchdowns in the first quarter Thursday night, the Simmons High School football team made a number of great plays to make things interesting. But, in the end, the hole the Blue Devils dug themselves was just too much as they fell 26-24.
Greenville - Funeral services for Lonnie Jones, 73, of Jacksonville, Florida formerly of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
He passed at his residence April 14 and will be buried under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jontrell Walker scored 19 points and Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-52 on Monday night.
Jackson State (9-13, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which leads the league allowing just 60.6 points per game, held UAPB to 40-percent shooting and forced 17 turnovers.
In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 photo, city workers assess damage caused by flooding on Plymouth Road in Columbus, Miss. A 10-foot washout has left residents in about a dozen homes stranded. More rain is in the forecast for flood-stricken areas of the Deep South where cresting rivers have just begun to fall.
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.
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.
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)