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Melvin Griffin

Melvin Griffin 

MADISON — Graveside services for Melvin Griffin, 61, of Madison, were held Friday at Westlawn Cemetery, Cleveland, with District Leader Elder Anthony G. Russell officiating. He died July 24, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson. 



Isiah Murray

Isiah Murray

METCALFE — Funeral arrangements for Isiah Murray, 76, of Metcalfe, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. He died July 26, 2020.


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Louise Bunton

Louise Bunton

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Louise Bunton, 81, of Greenville, are pending with Watson, Edwards & Evans Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, July 13, 2020.


Alfred Worbington

Alfred Worbington

GREENVILLE — Alfred Lee Worbington, 85, of Greenville and formerly of Glen Allan, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 9, 2020, at The Pinnacle of Greenville.

Al was born June 6, 1935, to John and Ida Bell Johnson Worbington, of Shaw.


GPSD approves reopening plan for first nine weeks

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

 The Greenville Public School District’s plan of a virtual reopening for the first nine weeks of the academic year was approved Thursday evening at a special meeting of the GPSD board of trustees.

This means instruction will take place strictly online as students engage in virtual or “distance” learning. 


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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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Lizzie King

Shaw- Services are pending with Byas Funeral Home, of Cleveland, for Lizzie King, 68, of Shaw.

She died at UMMC in Jackson Jan. 22 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Grace Gilder

Grace Gilder

NAPLES, Fla. — Grace Brooks Gilder, 83, of Naples Florida, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, with family by her side at Vitas Healthcare Facility in Naples.




Delbera Gaines

Delbera Gaines

INDIANOLA — Memorial services for Delbera Gaines, 68, of Indianola, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Hayes Chapel of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola, with Bro. J.C. Owens officiating. She died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


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