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Monuments tours to bring stories of Greenville’s past alive

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Delta Center Stage is getting ready to present another round of the Monuments on Main Street Greenville Cemetery Tour next week.

Historical researcher for the event Kathy Davis Day said these tours are a positive event that’s not only fun, but teaches locals about the city’s history. 




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Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.



Western Line ranked B for first time, GPSD back to F

By JON ALVERSON AND KELLY BENFORD,

Western Line School District has achieved a B rating for the first time in district history, according to the Mississippi Department of Education’s 2018-2019 accountability results.

Also in Washington County, Hollandale School District and Leland School District were ranked D and Greenville Public School District was ranked F.




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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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Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



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Nice shot, Aries!

Fourteen-year-old Greenville resident Aries Cotton, who is battling cancer, never thought he would get to go deer hunting, but thanks to a program from the pulp and paper company Georgia-Pacific (Moticello) he recently got his chance.

On January 24-27, the company continued its“Catch-A-Dream” tradition.




Margaret Williams

Margaret Williams

CARY — Funeral arrangements for Margaret “Red Ree” Williams, 71, of Cary, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson


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Obituaries

Gwendolyn McKinney MOSS POINT — Funeral arrangements for Gwendolyn McKinney, 48, of Moss Point and... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter,... READ MORE