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James Ceranti hosting Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms fundraiser for area elementary schools

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO THE DD-T,

Local residents will have an opportunity to test drive a vehicle to support a local elementary school.

James Ceranti Chrysler will be hosting their Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms fundraiser for Sanders Elementary in Hollandale, Lakeside Elementary in Lake Village, Arkansas, and Weddington Elementary in Greenville.


Oliver Evans Jr.

Oliver Evans Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Oliver Evans Jr., 63, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at his home.




JW Smith

JW Smith

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for JW Smith, 70, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


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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.



Romeo Hurt

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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Opinion: Loss of trust in American democracy is a crisis we have to confront

"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.


Wanda Dees

Wanda Dees

HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Wanda Dees, 72, of Hollandale will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Hollandale Baptist Church. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.  Burial will be in the Hollandale City Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.



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