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Local residents banned together Monday evening to voice concerns and inquire about recent county appointments.
Monday night’s community forum at Covenant Church brought in over 90 Washington County residents.
The Mississippi River Marathon is only a few days away.
The eighth annual marathon is set to kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Online registration for the marathon and other marathon events is still open for a short time remaining, closing Thursday.
Academic excellence for all is the main goal of Greenville Public School District (GPSD) interim Superintendent Debra Dace’s administration.
“To achieve that goal, GPSD is focusing on its ‘5-S Movement’, which represents Safety+Supervision+Scores=Student Success,” Dace said.
Eli Fratesi’s love of sports rubbed off on his twin sister, Ava, at an early age.
“He was always with a ball,” Ava said. “Ever since I can remember, he was always out playing sports. Watching him have so much fun made me want to try and play sports too. I have been cheering for him my whole life.”
A local man has died after being shot several times early this morning.
At 2:36 a.m., officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of John Street in reference to shots fired in the area.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Travelers leaving from a Mississippi airport will be able to fly directly into two new cities in a few months.
News outlets report that direct flights leaving from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Austin, Texas and Fort Myers, Florida were announced Monday.
Elvridge Hollins Jr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Elvridge Hollins Jr., 73, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at his home. There will be a private burial under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
PEORIA, Ill. — Funeral arrangements for Frankie Lee Barnes, 70, of Peoria, Illinois, and formerly of Avon, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. She died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
“Simply amazing,” is how St. Joseph Catholic School coach James Hunter described Dillon Johnson’s performance against Bayou Academy Friday night.
Johnson scored a school-record 53 points in the game in which the Figting Irish fell 73-68.
Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) fouls Mississippi guard Breein Tyree (4) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Funeral services for Jane Magruder Watkins, 82, of Williamsburg, Virginia, will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Indianola. She died Monday, Aug.12, 2019, in Williamsburg. Burial will follow at Indianola Cemetery.