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Concerned residents on agenda to address BOS at Tuesday meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.  

For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.


Residents face aftermath of damaging weekend storms

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house. 

He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.


Elk’s fate sealed long ago

When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.

I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.



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Davis Clark

Davis Clark

LELAND — Memorial services for Davis Ray Clark, 76, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at First Baptist Church, Leland. He passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.




John Fleming

John Fleming

MINNEAPOLIS — Funeral arrangements for John Fleming, 47, of Minneapolis and formerly of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.



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James Cotton

James Cotton

HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for James Cotton, 58, of Hollandale, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at New Hope MB Church, Hollandale, with the Rev. Charles Cotton officiating. He died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.


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