Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
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Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house.
He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.
When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.
I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.
We stood on Washington Avenue Saturday afternoon watching large equipment roll through one of the older standing buildings in Greenville.
We knew the coming firestorm on social media would be interesting to watch, but also a bit disheartening.
A few things to be sure of:
As of Tuesday, there were still many residents of Washington County who were without power. Others had only recently had powered restored.
Officials were still assessing the damage Tuesday, but gathered Monday afternoon to discuss plans.
DELTA CITY — Funeral arrangements for Willie Windom, 70, of Delta City, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at his home.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Cynthia Moore, 88, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at True Gospel Baptist Church, 747 W. Alexander St., Greenville. She died Saturday Dec. 14, 2019. Interment will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Celebration of Life services for Ruby Earline Brister Phillips, 85, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at First Presbyterian Church, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
On February 5, President Donald Trump will finally get to deliver his State of the Union address after agreeing to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to hold off on the speech during the 35-day government shutdown.
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.
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.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
The Mississippi Association of School Superintendents (MASS) has appointed Dr. Mario Willis, superintendent of Hollandale School District, as a member of the MASS’ Board of Directors. He was recently selected for the position at the 2019 MASS/Alliance Summer Convention in Biloxi.
CENTREVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A segment of highway is being named for a civil rights activist who wrote the memoir, "Coming of Age in Mississippi."
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Rhonda Grant, 47, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Rolling Fork.
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Late in the second half in the Hornets’ 48-18 home loss to Germantown on Thursday, Greenville High School senior Ty’Mitchell McCollough looked out onto the football field and spoke about how he wished he could be helping his teammates.