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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 a land of equals, some folks are more equal than others. Just like in the United States of America, large cities generally are centers of wealth and small cities located in agricultural regions aren’t.
Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) executive director Laura Howell shared with members some upcoming productions to look forward to as well as educational opportunities the center offers during Thursday’s Greenville Rotary Club meeting.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisor’s meeting should have impressed upon all the attendants how important voting is.
The Greenville City Council heard from four applicants for appointment of Trustee to the Greenville Public School Board for a five-year term beginning March 1.
Dr. Loretta Shannon currently holds the trustee seat and is seeking reappointment.
STARKVILLE — The Greenville High School boys basketball team may have let the lead slip away Tuesday night, but the Hornets never lost their composure as they roared back in the fourth quarter to defeat Germantown 71-58 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Region 3-6A Tournament at Starkville.
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.
A ribbon ceremony was held Tuesday for the new UPS Store located in the Walmart shopping center, 1831 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 125, where customers can package items, print labels, ship items, obtain passports, notarize documents and more. The store is owned by Joseph Fouche, Jimmy Page and Marcus Monger.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Clifton Birt, 71, of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at his home.
GUNNISON — Funeral arrangements for Leeon Leaks, 62, of Gunnison, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Horn Lake.
MOORHEAD — Funeral services for Diane Robinson Johnson, 65, of Moorhead, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead. She died Monday, July 15, 2019, at her home. Burial will be at Indianola Memorial Garden, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.