In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
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Due to the coronavirus, pastors and clergymen throughout Washington County have been unable to provide face-to-face spiritual leadership to members of their flock.
The City of Greenville and Washington County has plans to lend its support in helping to maintain the upkeep of sites in its local Greenville Public School District.
The Greenville Fire Department will host a job fair beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday at 2352 S. Main St.
The GFD is currently accepting applications for entry level fire fighters.
GFD training chief Lonagcio Smith said interested candidates would benefit greatly by attending the job fair.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kaila Charles made a buzzer-beating layup to cap a furious comeback by No. 8 Maryland, which never led until that final basket sealed a 71-69 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man charged in the shooting death of a man during an armed robbery in Mississippi six years ago has been released from jail after a second mistrial.
News outlets reported that Joshua Archie was released from the Madison County jail Tuesday afternoon after his family posted bond.
Vanderbilt head coach Bryce Drew watches the action in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
HOLLY SPRINGS — The St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team overcame an 11-point third quarter to defeat Central Holmes Academy Tuesday night in the MAIS North AA Tournament.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Lona Franklin, 52, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Brown-McCullum & Lewis Mortuary Chapel, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.