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Concerned residents on agenda to address BOS at Tuesday meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Residents face aftermath of damaging weekend storms

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Elk’s fate sealed long ago

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.



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Willie Windom

Willie Windom

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.


Cynthia Moore

Cynthia Moore

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.


Ruby Phillips

Ruby Phillips

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.



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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.


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.



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Roshanda Grant

Roshanda Grant

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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