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LSD passes $6.9M bond this week with mixed reactions

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Christmas came early for the Leland School District (LSD) as its second attempt of getting the school bond proposal to pass was successful, this time with an approved amount of $6.9 million.

After the 1,229 machine votes, absentee ballots and affidavits were totaled, there were 775 in favor of the bond and 460 not in favor of it.





Linda Knight

Linda Knight

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Linda Marie “Kushy” King Knight, 48, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, and formerly of Greenville, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church,


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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.




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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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 


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