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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is in need of new consoles after lighting strikes wreaked havoc on their radio system.
At the Washington County Board of Supervisors’ Monday morning meeting, Emergency Management Division director David Burford talked about what it would take to acquire new consoles for the department.
On most days during the week, there’s a small group of senior citizens hanging out in the large gymnasium area of Hinds Street MB Church.
The seniors are there for a multitude of reasons, but it’s mostly for care during the day.
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HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.
Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.
The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues.
The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday.
When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”
What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.
This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.
Residents are invited to head over to the airport this weekend to check out, and perhaps even ride, an airplane for a while.
The Greenville Mid-Delta Regional Airport from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday will be hosting its inaugural Greenville Aviation Day.
Several county roads and bridges are pending state funding for improvements and repairs, according to county engineer Marcus Hooker Sr.
At Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, Hooker discussed projects throughout the county that will soon be getting underway for repairs.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House members on Thursday overwhelmingly supported a plan to ease some penalties for those accused or convicted of crimes, as its sponsor again acknowledged the bill constitutes "baby steps."
Alabama guard Riley Norris (1) pulls in a rebound in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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.
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.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
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.