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PACC assists local youth groups in helping others

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Two local youth groups kicked off their Thanksgiving break by giving a noble gesture of their own — their time and service.

Sponsored by the Progressive Art and Civic Club (PACC) Youth Affiliates, the Esquires and Teenettes spent their Monday morning volunteering at Port City Personal Care and Respite Services.





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Homer Fair

Homer Fair

DREW — Funeral arrangements for Homer Fair, 66, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Cleveland.


Emma McVane

Emma McVane

LELAND — Funeral services for Emma McVane, 84, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at New Jerusalem Temple Church of God and Christ, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at her home. Burial will follow in Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland, under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Leland.


Jameisha Hemphill

Jameisha Hemphill

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jameisha Lashon Hemphill, 21, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.




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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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Teacher pay, abortion restriction alive at 1st deadline

House Judiciary A Committee member Rep. Thomas Reynolds, R-Charleston, asks a question about a bill during a meeting of the committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. Lawmakers are racing to meet a deadline for their committees to report general bills and constitutional amendments originating in their own Houses. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.


Tax Time

Taxpayers consult with the Washington County Tax Assessor Mark Seard (center) and assistants last week to make arrangement for paying property and personal taxes and filing for homestead exemption.




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