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Concerned residents on agenda to address BOS at Tuesday meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.  

For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.


BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.




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Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.





Concerned residents on agenda to address BOS at Tuesday meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.  

For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.


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Walter Simmons Sr.

Walter Simmons Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Simmons Sr., 71, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
He passed at DRMC, Greenville April 12 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Vallie Westrope

Vallie Westrope

Greenville – Funeral services for Vallie Jean Westrope, 82, of Greenville, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.  She died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Baptist Hospital, Jackson. Burial follows in Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


Walter Adams Jr.

Walter Adams Jr.

Greenville –  Funeral services for Walter Henry Adams Jr., 66, of Greenville, are 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.




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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