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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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Legendary Kattawar Brothers a week away from concert at Bass

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Cutting a rug for a good cause is exactly what the Greenville Arts Council is giving folks an opportunity to do next weekend.

The Legendary Kattawar Brothers will be performing live in concert from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at E.E. Bass Auditorium with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.



John Fleming

John Fleming

MINNEAPOLIS — Funeral arrangements for John Fleming, 47, of Minneapolis and formerly of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.



Harriett O’Quin

Harriett O’Quin

BATESVILLE — Harriett O’Quin, 74, of Batesville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Providence Assisted Living, Batesville. Harriett was the widow of the late Rev. Donald O’Quinn.


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Thomas Rollins Jr.

Thomas Rollins Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Thomas Wilson Rollins Jr., 78, of Greenville, will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at New Jerusalem, with the Rev. Holmes officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at his home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



Sylvester Howard

Sylvester Howard

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Sylvester “Vester” B. Howard, 56, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.



Roosevelt Jernigan

Roosevelt Jernigan

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Roosevelt Jernigan, 79, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


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Shirley Powell

Shirley Powell

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Shirley Lee Powell, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at her home.



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