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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.





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Peter Pope

Peter Pope

ELIZABETH - Funeral services for Peter Pope, 84, of Elizabeth, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Bush Fu­neral Services, Leland, with the Rev. Arthur Thomas offi­ciating. He passed away Sun­day, Oct. 20, 2019, at his home. Burial will be in Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Eliza­beth.


Burglaries to be prosecuted by AG

A case involved in a string of 2017 holiday season burglaries in Gamwyn-Wilzin Park is being prosecuted by the Attorney General's office.

Fourth Circuit Court District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson, whose home is among the residences that were broken into, has recused himself in the case.


Louis Martin Jr.

Louis Martin Jr.
Greenville - Louis A. Martin Jr., 91, retired, of Greenville, died Friday, April 12 at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Louis was born August 13th, 1927 in Holly Bluff, MS.
He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served in World War II.




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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.





Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


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