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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.


Turner no longer city’s zoning and planning department director

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After half a year at the helm, Mack-Arthur Turner Jr. will no longer lead the city's planning and zoning department.

Decided by a majority vote of the city council, Turner will no longer serve as the director of planning and zoning for the City of Greenville, effectively immediately.


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Lottie Hawkins

Lottie Hawkins

RENOVA — Funeral arrangements for Lottie Ross Hawkins, 96, of Renova, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.





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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.




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Mary Tyler

Mary Tyler

HOLLANDALE — Funeral arrangements for Mary Tyler, 57, of Hollandale, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. She died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


Joyce Lee Johnson

Joyce Lee Johnson

Leland – Funeral services for Joyce Lee Johnson, 53, of Leland will be Saturday at 2:30 at Unity M. B. Church, Elizabeth.  She passed away May 6, 2019 at Methodist Central Hospital, Memphis. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.


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