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Of all the illnesses that have spread in my lifetime, COVID-19 wins the most confusing award.
People have been receiving mixed messages from the very beginning of this pandemic and the madness still continues.
Sitting on my barstool at The Rack & Cue Monday evening after a grueling day of work at the Delta Democrat-Times, I was pondering what I would write for a column for our next edition.
Then a buddy of mine tapped me on the shoulder and pointed at a man playing billiards behind me.
Three men have been arrested for a shooting that took place early this month that hospitalized two people.
After an Amber Alert was issued Friday morning for two missing children, a local man has been arrested and charged with two counts of kidnapping.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department (GPD) first responded to the 2000 block of Alexander Street at 2:17 a.m. for a kidnapping.
A $250 fine for failure to wear a mask or a nose and mouth covering will soon be signed into order, per the Washington County Board of Supervisors.
The order was decided by a vote of 3-2 with BOS president Carl McGee and vice president Lee Gordon voting opposed in the motion made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks.
Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.
Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes signals his player during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Tennessee won 73-71. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
HOLLANDALE — Lorayne Rodgers Upchurch, 97, of Hollandale, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 3, 2020. Lorayne was born on December 31, 1922 in Josephine, Texas, to Longino and Zelma Eubank Rodgers and moved to the Mississippi Delta when she was 2 years old.
Kentucky's Keldon Johnson (3) and PJ Washington try to regain control of the ball near Arkansas' Daniel Gafford (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Roosevelt Matthews Sr., 82, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He departed his life Sunday, June 21, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Watson Edwards & Evans Funeral Home, Greenville.