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Erica Waites

Erica Waites

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Erica Waites, 42, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hall officiating. She died Monday, March 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.




Vera Roush

Vera Roush

CANTON — Vera Elizabeth Roush, 82, of Canton, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. The family will have a private graveside service at Hollandale City Cemetery.



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Final results from Washington County presidential primaries

By STAFF REPORT,

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. 


Local eateries facing crisis during coronavirus pandemic

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.

Sid Guest, co-owner of Stamson’s, and Allison Nimrod, owner of Sherman’s, have adjusted their business plans to cope with the current environment.





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Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.



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Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.




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