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Simmons & Simmons gearing up for annual toy giveaway

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The reason for the season is not lost on Simmons & Simmons, PLLC and they are making sure it won’t be lost on the Greenville and Washington County communities either.

Simmons & Simmons, PLLC is having its 11th annual Christmas Toys Giveaway beginning at 4 p.m. Dec. 18 at T.L. Weston School Gym, 901 Archer St.


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Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


1 man arrested in connection to shooting child

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man is behind bars for a shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital, and more arrests are expected to follow.

On Monday, GPD officers arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis in the 500 block of South Broadway Street.

Lewis was arrested in connection to the early Sunday morning shooting on Eighth Street.




Final election results

By STAFF REPORT,

The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.

Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.


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Volunteers sought for 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down isn’t taking place for another few months, but organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.


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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.


Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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