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GRS offers free online ACT Prep session, cut in-person programs

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

School is out for the summer but ACT Prep is in with Greenville Renaissance Scholars’ (GRS) new, no cost, online ACT Prep offering.

The online ACT Prep program, which GRS is calling “Conquering the Test,” will begin May 30 and run through June 6 with sessions starting each day from 9 a.m. until noon.





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Daniel Bishop

Daniel Bishop

GREENVILLE — Private funeral services for Daniel Bishop, 70, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, May 3, 2020, at his home.


Howard Ellis

Howard Ellis

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Howard Thomas Ellis, 55, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with Elder Elijah Walker officiating. He died Monday, April 27, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Helen Skinner

Helen Skinner

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Helen Irene Skinner, 94, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home. She passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, in Jackson.


Joanne Taylor

Joanne Taylor

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Joanne Taylor, 61, of Greenville, will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Lakewood Cemetery, with Minister Bartholemew Orr officiating. She died May 9, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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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.


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