At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.
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LELAND — Two Greenwood residents were arrested earlier this week for trying to breaking into a Leland storage center.
Monday afternoon, Washington County Sheriff Deputy Adam Auger spotted suspicious activity at 82 Mini Storage and notified the Leland Police Department.
The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.
Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.
The holiday season is upon us and several in the Greenville community are making strides to ensure the upcoming days, as a popular Christmas carol goes, “merry and bright.”
St. Joseph reaches third straight state championship with thrilling, 20-18, victory over Carroll AcademyBy DAVID W. HEALY,
St. Joseph Catholic School junior Kaleb Lockett said he and his teammate Dillon Johnson have a special connection, and on Friday night Lockett and Johnson proved it.
It’s almost time to vote.
Polls will open at 7 a.m., and residents have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to get out and cast their vote for several state and county positions in the county and general election.
Mid-Delta Regional Airport director Sam Washington appeared before Greenville City Council last week to discuss specialized airport software related to maintenance and inspection of the airfield.
It could be quite some time before the county is able to obtain a new generator for the Washington County Convention Center.
OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.
Local residents will have the opportunity to watch children strut their stuff for a worthy cause.
My Preemie & Me organization is hosting their first ever Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show from 3-5 p.m. this Saturday at the TESC Buiding, 745 Main St. The commentator for this event will be Shequeta Wells-Murphy.
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.
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.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
Florida guard Mike Okauru (0) attempts to score as Georgia forward Nicolas Claxton (33) blocks him during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
The Honeybees have completed a perfect regular season.
After a 51-47 hard-fought road victory over Holmes County Central on Tuesday, the Greenville High School girls basketball team is now 27-0.
It is the first time a Greenville High School basketball team has ever had an undefeated regular season.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Robert Parnell, 71, of Greenville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at New Mount Bethel. He died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
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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.