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Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles concerning the county’s spending on infrastructure and other projects led by IMS Engineers.
Get your bids ready, the state tax-forfeited land auction for 300 state-owned properties in Washington County started today.
Mayor Errick Simmons welcomed Secretary of State Michael Watson on Tuesday in preparation for the state tax-forfeited land auction, which began at 8 a.m. today.
JACKSON — On Aug. 3, Greenville Renaissance Scholars of Greenville has been awarded a $4,300 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is a portion of the $1.3 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-2021 and will be used to host Camp Renaissance 2021.
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FLORA — Dorothy Parker Scarborough, 87, of Flora, died July 15, 2020.
Dot is now reunited with her husband, Robert Dashiell “Bob/Bobby” Scarborough; her parents, Anna Jean and James Emmett Parker; sisters, Jean and Elaine; and brothers, Joe and Paul.
County engineers are in the process of assembling a plan for all bridges currently closed in Washington County for submission to the Office of State Aid Road Construction’s (OSARC) state aid projects.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors were informed of the plan at their regular Monday meeting.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Robert Ellis, 69, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, July 18, 2020, at his home.
HOLLANDALE — Graveside services for Marcus Antonio Lloyd, 48, of Hollandale, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at San Anna, Anguilla. He died July 25, 2020. Visitation will be from 2-3:15 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
Jessica Chandler and her four children dodged a bullet when a tornado tore through their Alabama neighborhood on Sunday and destroyed their house.
The Greenville High School boys basketball team got back on the winning track Tuesday night with a 64-46 home victory over Germantown High School.
The victory snapped a four game losing streak by the Hornets and moved them to 1-1 in district play.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer reacts during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)