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Sheriff’s department in need of new consoles

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is in need of new consoles after lighting strikes wreaked havoc on their radio system.

At the Washington County Board of Supervisors’ Monday morning meeting, Emergency Management Division director David Burford talked about what it would take to acquire new consoles for the department.



Wiley Williams Jr.

Wiley Williams Jr.

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for Wiley Thomas “Tommy” Williams Jr., 72, of Greenville, will be at 3 p.m.,Sunday, Oct. 6,  at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Folks ready for hoppin’ good fun at upcoming Leland Frog Fest, Highway 61 Blues Festival

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

LELAND — There’s only a week left for folks to hop on over to Leland for a day of live music and family fun at the Frog Fest and Highway 61 Blues Festival.

In lieu of this year’s canceled Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, the 20th annual Highway 61 Blues Festival is returning to its home base of Leland.



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George Coleman

George Coleman

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for George “Pie” Coleman, 65, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Frye Memorial Chapel, Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Merit Health Central, Jackson.


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