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AVON — Simmons High School boys basketball coach Carl Lucas is still trying to understand what type of young team he has, but on Tuesday night his Blue Devils did enough to pull away early and then hold on for a 61-45 road victory against Riverside High School.
One boneheaded decision by a college student may have affected the lives of so many people.
When Ole Miss wide receiver Elijah Moore decided to imitate a dog urinating on the grass, he probably did not expect how costly (and fortunate) it would be to others.
LELAND — Due to expected rains and possible thunderstorms Saturday, Nov. 30, the Christmas on Deer Creek celebrations have been postponed a day.
LELAND — Only one week remains until folks can head over to Leland to watch the Deer Creek lights shine as Santa Claus comes to town.
This year’s Christmas on Deer Creek is set to be another two-day event starting the evening of Friday, Nov. 29, with the bulk of festivities continuing Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be meeting at 9 a.m. Monday to hear reports from multiple people, including the Emergency Management Director, County Engineer, Road Manager and Planning Director.
Greenville’s Maude Bryan Park is due for some revitalization and city leaders and community members have begun working to that end.
Mayor Errick Simmons on Tuesday morning was at Maude Bryan Park to discuss improvements soon to be made to the park.
On a cloudy mild November day in Jackson last Friday, Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson played the last games of their careers for the St. Joseph Catholic School Fighting Irish.
Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm disputes a call with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
Georgia forward Nicolas Claxton (33) and LSU forward Naz Reid vie for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Greenville High School head coach Quintarus McCray said he was proud of the way his team battled back in the second half Friday night in the Hornets’ 49-26 homecoming loss to Starkville High School.
The Hornets trailed Starkville 43-8 at halftime, but kept fighting and battling in the game’s final two quarters.
Georgia guard Jordan Harris (2) takes a shot while being defended by Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Dr. Joe Portera, an 83-year-old lifelong golfer, shot one of the best rounds of his life two weeks ago and he credits a local golf professional for helping him do it.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.