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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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Susan Smith

Susan Smith

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Susan Mae Smith, 60, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



Larry Byars Sr.

Larry Byars Sr.

GREENVILLE — Larry Tyrone Byars Sr., 82, of Greenville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center. He was born in Washington County to the late Sentelmore and Sarah Brady-Byars.


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.


8th annual Mississippi River Marathon set for Feb. 8

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The eighth annual Mississippi River Marathon is approaching, and Race Director John Conner gave a full run-down at this week’s Greenville Rotary Club meeting.

Conner, who is serving in his third year as race director for the Mississippi River Marathon, said this year’s marathon is set to kick off at 8 a.m. Feb. 8.


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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.





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.


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Deloris Harper

Deloris Harper

Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.


Woman charged with attempted murder after fight at gas station

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.




Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.


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