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Charles Murray III

Charles Murray III

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Charles Murray III, 58, of Greenville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Pilgrim Rest, Greenville, with Minister Charles Stewart officiating. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Pilgrim Rest, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Pro wrestling coming back to Greenville on February 1

By DAVID W. HEALY/ DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM,

As a young boy, Isaac Morris, spent many weekends on road trips to different towns throughout the region. His father, Isaac Morris Sr., was a professional wrestler. Young Morris got an up close view of the wrestling industry, from drop kicks and body slams to selling tickets and putting up and taking down the ring.


Donald Williams

Donald Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Donald Williams, 53, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Greater Mount Mariah, with Minister O.H. Hall officiating. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Garden, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Michael Prine

Michael Prine

GREENVILLE — Michael David Prine, 63, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.


Kamillea Watson

Kamillea Watson

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Kamillea L.D. Watson, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Mound Bayou, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Methodist South Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.


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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.



BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.


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Lewis Knighten Jr.

Lewis Knighten Jr.

SUNFLOWER — Funeral arrangements for Lewis Knighten Jr., 58, of Sunflower, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home.



Mattie Braboy

Mattie Braboy

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Mattie Braboy, 86, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at St. Matthews, with the Rev. Byram McKinzie Sr. officiating. She died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 





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