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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.


Residents face aftermath of damaging weekend storms

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house. 

He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.


Elk’s fate sealed long ago

When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.

I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.



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Percy Moore Jr.

Percy Moore Jr.

SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Percy Moore Jr., 73, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2020, at his home.




Leroy Williams

Leroy Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy Williams, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center, Greenville.


Clifton Birt

Clifton Birt

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Clifton E. Birt, 71, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Redmon Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at his home.


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Marvin Hayes

Marvin Hayes

MOUND BAYOU — Funeral arrangements for Marvin Hayes, 40, of Mound Bayou, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Alligator.



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