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Otis Stanford

Otis Stanford

TAMPA, Fla. — Funeral arrangements for Otis Tommy Stanford, 41, of Tampa, Florida, and formerly of Memphis, Tennessee, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.


Jessie Caldwell

Jessie Caldwell

SARASOTA, Fla. — Jessie “Tarzan” Caldwell, 73, of Sarasota, Florida, and formerly of Hollandale, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Brandenton Hospital, Sarasota. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Lucille Caldwell Dennis.


Sam Dorsey Jr.

Sam Singleton Jr.

MARIETTA, Ga. — Funeral arrangements for Sam Dorsey Jr., 71, of Marietta, Georgia, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Kennestone Hospital, Marietta.


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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.



Statewide Results

As of 9:50 pm

Governor

1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent

Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent

Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent

David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent

Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent

Lieutenant Governor

1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent



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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

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.




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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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.






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