Instead of taking their debris to the landfill, a handful of tree contractors have been secretly dumping their limbs, branches and stumps in vacant lots and back roads throughout Greenville.
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It’s tough trying to write a sports column when you are a small town sports editor these days.
For one thing, there are no sports to report.
And, nationally, most of the news is about when sports should return. Some people feel it is safe to start playing games right now. Others say we should be extremely cautious.
The Greenville Speedway is ready to start racing again just as soon as it gets the green flag from Washington County officials.
LELAND — Graveside services for Earnestine Holmes, 87, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Pastor Gregory Tucker officiating. She died May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland
ISOLA — Graveside services for Ivory Lee Washington, 62, of Isola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Weeping Mary Church Cemetery, Isola, with the Rev. Morris Allen officiating. He died Friday, May 15, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
When the South Main Greenville reopened its dining room Monday afternoon, restaurant manager Mamie Causey said, in many ways, it was as if nothing had changed. Many of Causey’s loyal customers sat at their favorite tables, ordering their favorite items from the menu.
The Greenville High School baseball team may have had its season come to an end last month because of the coronavirus, but players on the Hornets are still reaping the rewards from all the hard work they put in over the last few seasons.
O’Bannon Greenwaves baseball in the 2020 season best captures the fullness of emotion invoked via the COVID-19 crisis.
Junior center fielder Perry Gibson described the season that quickly ended as “heartbreaking” on both a team and personal level.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
Area residents are invited to participate in an upcoming film production starring actor Chris Mulkey being directed by a former local youth.
Strack Azar, son of local country star musician Steve Azar, and Michael Stevantoni have written and are co-directing an original feature film titled, “The Banality.”
One man died and another is in critical condition after a dispute Friday morning turned violent.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dent Street in reference to a shot person.
A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.
At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.