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Western Line ranked B for first time, GPSD back to F

By JON ALVERSON AND KELLY BENFORD,

Western Line School District has achieved a B rating for the first time in district history, according to the Mississippi Department of Education’s 2018-2019 accountability results.

Also in Washington County, Hollandale School District and Leland School District were ranked D and Greenville Public School District was ranked F.



Sherman’s Restaurant expanding parking lot spaces

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

One of Greenville’s longest-running establishments is making strides that will give restaurant patrons an even more satisfying dining experience from the moment they park their car.

Sherman’s Restaurant is in the process of expanding its parking lot to not only ensure patron convenience, but their safety as well.



MACE readies for Blues Fest with week of events

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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One of the most heralded events of the Mississippi Delta is about to commence — the 42nd Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.

As Mississippi Action for Community Education (MACE) makes preparations for the festival, there are also several events taking place during “Blues Week” leading up to the big day itself. 


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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 




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Thomas Barr

Washington School’s Thomas Barr has been named the Planters Bank Player of the Week. Barr, a midfielder, scored two goals in the Generals 5-0 home victory over Bayou Academy Wednesday. 



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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.



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