At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.
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Every day is a day of thanksgiving, which is an ideal City of Greenville Councilwoman Lurann Thomas is a firm believer of.
In honor of Thanksgiving Day this year, Thomas is giving Ward 4 and other local residents a reason to be thankful by hosting a turkey dinner giveaway this weekend.
LELAND — Two Greenwood residents were arrested earlier this week for trying to breaking into a Leland storage center.
Monday afternoon, Washington County Sheriff Deputy Adam Auger spotted suspicious activity at 82 Mini Storage and notified the Leland Police Department.
Only one more day remains before people can head over to Delta Center Stage to try and figure out the mysterious events of the production, “Murder on the Orient Express.”
“Murder on the Orient Express” is set to run Thursday-Sunday and will also be this season’s annual dinner theater for two nights, Friday and Saturday.
There was an air of valiance on Monday morning about downtown Greenville as a service in recognition of Veterans Day took place in front of the World War II Memorial.
ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Virginia London, 96, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital, Rolling Fork.
We were pleased to vote this morning without incident.
There were at least twice the number of poll workers and others who were on hand to be sure everything went as smoothly as possible.
What we weren’t pleased to see were the number of uncontested elections on the ballot.
The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.
Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Darrell “Drew” Rexrode, 21, of Greenville, were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
There was a meeting of the minds Tuesday to discuss how the goals of increased enrollment at Mississippi Valley State University, a strong work force in Washington County and greater access to educational opportunities could be achieved with the Greenville Higher Education Center (GHEC) serving as the catalyst for reaching those goals.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Travelers leaving from a Mississippi airport will be able to fly directly into two new cities in a few months.
News outlets report that direct flights leaving from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Austin, Texas and Fort Myers, Florida were announced Monday.
On February 5, President Donald Trump will finally get to deliver his State of the Union address after agreeing to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to hold off on the speech during the 35-day government shutdown.
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.
TUPLEO — It was so loud that Simmons girls basketball coach Bernita Alexander said she could not hear herself think.
Tennessee guard Jordan Bone (0) drives against Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 71-52. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Washington School’s Owen Hardin and Lawton Poole, the Planters Bank Players of the Week, have the natural talent to be great cross country runners, but it is their hard work that helps them reach the finish line in front.
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.