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Local group hosting free walk for domestic violence

By KELLY BENFORD SPECIAL TO THE DD-T,

In honor of domestic/intimate partner violence month, Soldiers Walking With Jesus Christ (SWWJC) and the Kappa Tau Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta of Greenville will be hosting a silent march for all lives lost to domestic/intimate partner violence.

The event will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Greenville Mall, 1651 Mississippi 1.



Coppage:  Positive growth as new businesses come to city

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

There are big changes taking place in Washington County, one of which will happen today.


Washington County Economic Alliance executive director Will Coppage briefed the Washington County Board of Supervisors on significant developments throughout Greenville at their Monday morning meeting.


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Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lee Lloyd Jackson, 76, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



Local musician Pratt has new album cover thanks to friend’s gift

By DAVID W. HEALY DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville blues musician Kern Pratt received a special surprise from another local artist Saturday night while playing a gig at the South Main Market & Deli.

Local artist Sean Burnley presented Pratt with an original acrylic painting that Pratt will use for the cover of his next album, “Greenville, Mississippi, What About You?”


WLSD preps students, staff for crisis with active shooter drills

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Communities and schools can never take enough precautions, especially when a crisis strikes.

Western Line School District hosted an active shooter drill Tuesday morning at Riverside Elementary and Riverside High schools and again in the afternoon at O’Bannon Elementary and O’Bannon High schools.


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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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