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COVID-19 confirmed in county, DRMC testing center set up

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Anyone wondering if COVID-19 may be in Washington County no longer has to contemplate.

During a special meeting of the city council on Friday, Delta Regional Medical Center Medical Director Dr. Robert Corkern announced to the council and those in attendance Washington County has confirmed its first case of COVID-19.



Local eateries facing crisis during coronavirus pandemic

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.

Sid Guest, co-owner of Stamson’s, and Allison Nimrod, owner of Sherman’s, have adjusted their business plans to cope with the current environment.



GPD investigates weekend house fire as homicide

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one local man dead.

At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at 517 E. Moore St.  

Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a male body inside the home.


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Dorothy Roy

Dorothy Roy

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, were held Saturday, Feb. 29, at Mount Ararat MB Church, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



Richard Warren

Richard Warren

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Richard Warren, 72, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Vessels of Mercy, with the Rev. Tommy Benson officiating. He died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


John Swift

John Swift

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for John Swift, 66, of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at his home.


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