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Mary McCloud

Mary McCloud

GREENVILLE — A private graveside service for Mary Emma McCloud, 75, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18. She died Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Washington Care Center, Greenville.






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GSPD employee tests positive for COVID-19; Em Boyd closed

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

On Tuesday, the Greenville Public School District (GPSD) announced an Em Boyd Elementary School employee tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In light of this information, Em Boyd, 1021 S. Colorado St., will close immediately.

Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace said the district shares its concerns about coronavirus. 





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Greenville police seek public’s help after man found dead in vacant lot

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Hebrew Union Temple to honor history at Hanukkah celebration

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.

“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30. 


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Laverne Hudson

Laverne Hudson

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Laverne Hudson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with Minister Bartholemen Orr officiating. She died Thursday, May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



Jerome Ross

Jerome Ross

Greenville - Funeral services for Jerome Ross, 71, of Flint, Michigan formerly of Greenville, will be held at Living Word Fellowship Church, Greenville Saturday May 18 at 11 a.m. Rev. Larry Benford will be officiating. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Friday May 17 Redmon Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville.



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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE