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BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.






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George Hamlin

George Hamlin

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for George Richard Hamlin, 90, of Greenville, were at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.



James King

James King

ROLLING FORK — James L. King, 61, of Rolling Fork, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at River Regional Hospital, Vicksburg. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Adele Walker Memorial Chapel at Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.



Rita Mitchem

Rita Mitchem

METCALFE — Memorial services for Rita Joyce Bradham Mitchem, 60, of Metcalfe, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at Restoration Church of God, 1255 S. Main St., Greenville, with Pastor Jay Smith officiating. She died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. She was born Jan. 26, 1959, in Natchez.


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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.



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Lee Davis

Lee Davis

Greenville - Funeral services for Lee Davis, 68, of Greenville, will be held at Jake’s Chapel Saturday May 11 at 11 a.m. Rev. CW Ray will be officiating. Visitation will be Friday May 10 at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.





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