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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JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
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.
As we made our way through town doing our job of reporting the news about the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had occasion to keep a mental note of businesses that seemed to operating outside the mandates handed down from the Mayor’s office two Tuesdays ago.
The Greenville Public School District’s board of trustees conducted their regularly Tuesday meeting in which some officials and administrators elected to attend via Zoom — an application which allows for quality video and audio conferencing.
The Mississippi River has reached flood stage once again in the Queen City, which has happened every month this year thus far.
A local man has died after being shot several times early this morning.
At 2:36 a.m., officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of John Street in reference to shots fired in the area.
Apostle Paul once said, “Get thee behind me.”
The last couple of weeks of Mission Mississippi have been very eventful, to say the least. The most applicable Scripture for this experience comes from 2 Corinthians 4:18.
Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy Williams, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center, Greenville.
Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
William (Bill) Timothy Nicholson
GREENVILLE — Ethel Juanita Hughes Edwards, 88, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Clinton Healthcare, Clinton.
She was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Charleston. She was a member of the New Life Church in Greenville.
Johnny Malone Sr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Johnny “Josh” Malone Sr, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Texas.