I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.
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A motion to hire an additional deputy coroner was made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, but was not seconded.
Brooks said a deputy coroner was needed due to an increase in deaths over the past few years.
STONEVILLE — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Stoneville Area Office is hosting its 43rd annual African American History Program beginning at 11 a.m. Friday in the conference room of the Charles W. Capps Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville.
BAY SPRINGS — Donnie Smith may be just a freshman, but he is already stepping up big on the biggest stage for the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team.
“It was the game we were looking for,” said O’Bannon High School boys basketball coach Torrione Carter after his team’s thrilling 61-59 road victory at Greenville High School Saturday night.
Ernest Stone IV
Camariyah (C.C.) Butler is the unquestioned leader of the Leland Lady Cubs this season.
Butler, a 5-foot-3 guard who has been starting for Leland since the eighth grade, leads mostly by example, both on and off the court.
One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”
LELAND — Funeral services for Yvonne “Peggy” Brown, 73, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at New Zion Baptist Church, Leland. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville. She died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
Quietly and unassumingly, a local guy had his name called as part of the umpiring crew for regular season Southeastern Conference Women’s Softball game approximately a decade ago.
Charles Brown Sr.
Britain's royal family has told social media users to show "courtesy, kindness and respect" when interacting with its online posts, after repeated cases of online abuse directed at Duchesses Meghan and Kate.