LELAND- Fourth quarter contributions from several Leland Lady Cubs helped them advanced to the second round of the 2A Region 3 finals with a hard fought 56-37 win over the East Union Lady Urchins Monday night. Leland senior guard Camariyah Butler led all scores with 24 points and provided consistent offense all evening.
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A motion to hire an additional deputy coroner was made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, but was not seconded.
Brooks said a deputy coroner was needed due to an increase in deaths over the past few years.
As many still grieve the loss of the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic that was destroyed in a recent fire, Dr. Robert Suares said they are taking the steps to moving forward.
Reno and Xinon, two German Shepherd-Belgian Malinois mixes who joined the Washington County Sheriff’s Department last year as explosive detecting canines, have already helped serve the greater community.
COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.
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.
Mayor Errick Simmons delivered the 2020 State of the City Address on Thursday night at the E.E. Bass Cultural Center.
There was not an empty seat in Jake and Freda Stein Hall as local officials and residents gathered to hear of the City of Greenville’s progress in the past year and what it has to look forward to.
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VICKSBURG — A memorial service for Thomas D. Murphree Jr., 79, of Vicksburg, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Glenwood Funeral Home, Vicksburg. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Lona Franklin, 52, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Brown-McCullum & Lewis Mortuary Chapel, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
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.