In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
According to final official reports from the Washington County Circuit Clerk office, 6,521, or 20.43%, of the county’s 31,913 registered voters cast their ballots Tuesday for the United States presidential primaries.
The general election, which will be the 59th quadrennial presidential election, is set for Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Greenville residents of Terrace Gardens were shocked to find a sink hole at the intersection of Clover Street and Bermuda Drive on Monday.
Due to the caronavirus crisis, Jeremy Packer, the recently named new head football coach at Simmons High School, has not even met his players yet.
But, he said he is hoping that once he meets them sometime this summer, his players will use the current situation to learn a lesson about life.
Four Emergency Road and Bridge Repair (ERBR) projects were approved at Monday’s regular Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Those projects include Priscilla Road, Bassi Road just north of Leland, Stone Airport Road, Eifling Road as well as a county bridge project on Greer Road.
The Greenville Arts Council tonight is hosting their second of three Cocktails at the Carousel events taking this summer.
The public is invited to head over to E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St., from 5-7 p.m. tonight.
LELAND — The Leland Department is seeking the public’s help to find and arrest 27-year-old Indianola resident Latarius Howard.
Leland Police Department Assistant Police Chief Marcus Davis said Howard has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance and weapon possession by a felon.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a teenager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Sixteen-year-old Kamrone Lee, of Greenville, has been reported as missing since July 11.
Lee is described as a 5’9”, 110-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes.
Larry Hymes Sr.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Emmanuel Ejeh scored 10 points that included a pair of late free throws to help Mississippi Valley State edge Jackson State 60-57 on Saturday night.
Ejeh's free throws with 14 seconds remaining capped the scoring. Dontelius Ross missed a 3-pointer for Jackson State with six seconds left.
It's the end of an era.
J.D. Campbell Jr.
Greenville – Funeral services for J.D. Campbell Jr., 92, of Greenville, are 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at Merit Health Center, Jackson. Interment is in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
This week, the original tiles from the 1906 construction of the roof of St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Greenville are being removed.
The tiles will have to be disposed of in a manner required by law as they are constructed in asbestos, according to church business manager Dick Clark.