In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
LELAND — The City of Leland’s Board of Alderman recently voted on a resolution for the condemnation of blighted houses in its municipality as a first step in applying for the Blight Elimination Program (BEP).
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As brothers are apt to do from time to time, Jon Reed McLendon and Jordan McLendon had their fair share of fights as they grew up. One time when they were both young teenagers they got into such a scuffle that their father took them to a cemetery afterwards to teach them a lesson.
Scientists who visited one of the world's newest and most unique islands last year discovered a mysterious, sticky mud, said NASA.
Shown above is a core sample drilling of the Panther Burn Dome demonstrating the clash of limestone with igneous rock suggesting the presence of an underground volcano.
ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Barbara Ann Stamps, 56, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital, Rolling Fork.