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 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.
On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves issued a statewide shelter-in-place order that went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and ending 8 a.m. April 20.
AVON — When Jaycee Holeman ran onto the softball field a few weeks ago with her Riverside High School teammates, it was a moment she said she will never forget.
With the assistance of South Delta Planning & Development District, Washington County will be applying for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to apply for a fiscal year 2020 CDBG through the Mississippi Development Authority.
The Mississippi River has reached flood stage once again in the Queen City, which has happened every month this year thus far.
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.
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.
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.
Jack Wilson Sr.
Metcalfe – Funeral services for Jack Wilson Sr., 49, of Metcalfe, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
A Mississippi Sandhill crane nest is inspected at the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge.
Cornelius Tory Jr.
VINE GROVE, Ky. — Funeral services for Cornelius Tory Jr., 20, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Old Jerusalem. He died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
South Carolina forward Alexis Jennings drives to the hoop against Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan, left, and Bre'Amber Scott (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Mississippi State defeated South Carolina 68-64. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
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.