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Several county bridges, roads to stay closed until necessary repairs are made

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Several bridges and two roads are currently or will soon be temporarily closed for emergency purposes at the recommendation of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Office of State Aid Road Construction.

The two county roads being posted as closed are Dyson and Dogleg roads.


Deep Greenville Christian School basketball team ready to roll

By DAVID W. HEALY DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville Christian School boys basketball coach Logan Collins does not want to put any expectations on his players this season, but he is excited about the possibilities.

The Saints have a deep and talented team this season that allows Coach Collins to rotate five players into the game at a time.



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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.



Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.


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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Top 25 Capsules

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kaila Charles made a buzzer-beating layup to cap a furious comeback by No. 8 Maryland, which never led until that final basket sealed a 71-69 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.






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Motorists urged to heed caution as crews replace underdrain pipes

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.

The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.


George Coleman

George Coleman

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for George “Pie” Coleman, 65, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Frye Memorial Chapel, Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Merit Health Central, Jackson.



Essie Bass

Essie Bass

SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Essie Bass, 88, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Jackson.


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