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Members of The Progressive Art and Civic Club of Greenville meet in preparation of their annual Lizzie W. Coleman Day Program. The third Sunday in February was designated as Lizzie W. Coleman Day by Mayor Errick Simmons and the City of Greenville. The program will begin 3 p.m. Sunday at Lizzie W. Coleman Middle School Auditorium 400 Dr.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Like most people in the port city of Greenville, Tommy Hart is worried about high water.
As the director of the Port of Greenville, Hart knows the facility he manages is affected every day by the amount of water in the river.
St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.
Reno and Xinon, two German Shepherd-Belgian Malinois mixes who joined the Washington County Sheriff’s Department last year as explosive detecting canines, have already helped serve the greater community.
COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.
Mayor Errick Simmons delivered the 2020 State of the City Address on Thursday night at the E.E. Bass Cultural Center.
There was not an empty seat in Jake and Freda Stein Hall as local officials and residents gathered to hear of the City of Greenville’s progress in the past year and what it has to look forward to.
While students were out of school Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, education did not stop for youth who attended the MLK Luncheon at Rounds Park.
Ward 4 Councilwoman Lurann Thomas partnered with Fed Ex Ground senior manager Yosheika Ray to organized the luncheon.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A utility giant will pay a $5 million penalty in the wake of a scandal over the use of paid, phony supporters for a new $210 million gas fired power plant, but it will also be allowed to go ahead with construction of the plant, the New Orleans City Council unanimously decided Thursday.
Mississippi State forward Abdul Ado (24) blocks a shot from Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Austin Kelly, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had just hit a grand slam Monday night, but after he got back to the dugout you would have hardly known it.
INVERNESS — Anita Diane Roebuck Tarver, 71, of Inverness, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at her home.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Work has begun on a $15.8 million parking garage at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Contractor Brasfield & Gorrie says it is building the five-level 517-space parking deck, which will be located next to an expansion of the medical center's Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Kattie Ruth Maxey Predelus, 85, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. She died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been indicted on murder charges after an August carjacking that led to the death of two men.