The Greenville Public School District board of trustees is moving forward with the development of a reopening plan for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
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The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said:
Mark Howell, of Greenville:
As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 680 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths as a result of the virus in Mississippi, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The state’s total number of coronavirus cases is 27,067 and there have been 1,056 deaths in total.
O’Bannon High School’s Zi’Terrean Smith is expected to be a presence on both sides of the ball this upcoming football season.
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
NFL greats believe former Greenville High football star Jimmie Giles belongs in Pro Football Hall of FameBy DAVID W. HEALY,
Jimmie Giles, a former Greenville High School football star who led the Hornets to the 1972 state championship, finished his outstanding NFL career in 1989. But, those who played on the same field as him and those who coached against him have not forgotten what a talented tight end he was.
LELAND — A new batch of ducklings are awaiting their turn to join the other ducks along Deer Creek.
Leland resident Kenner Patton has spent the past month raising more than 50 baby Pekin ducks.
“This world’s collective condemnation of police violence against the black community following the George Floyd murder represents a turning point much like the murder of Emmett Till in 1955 and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.
LyWanda L. Wynder, of Leland and formally of Walker, was recently promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer (CW$) in the United States Army. Wynder enlisted in the Army immediately upon graduation from high school.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Bruce Pierce, 66, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at River Heights Healthcare Center, Greenville.
Mississippi guard Terence Davis (3) celebrates after forward KJ Buffen, bottom, drew a blocking foul during an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Indianola - Funeral services for Clarence Kirk, 51, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
He passed at Indianola April 12 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
The Washington County Circuit Clerk's office is still working to tally the local results from Tuesday's presidential primaries. Election results will be posted to the Delta Democrat-Times website as soon as they are made available.