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DARLOVE — Funeral services for Laura Hunter, 77, of Darlove, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Mount Zion, Darlove, with the Rev. James Gray officiating. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery, Darlove, under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
Despite the rainy weather, several people gathered in downtown Greenville this weekend to show their support for a man who “had a dream.”
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Saturday as a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
It’s nearly time to raise your glass for a good cause.
Greater Greenville Habitat for Humanity’s ninth annual “Raise Your Glass to Habitat” event is set to begin 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Washington County Convention Center, 1040 S. Raceway Road.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to increase the salary of the county coroner.
County Coroner Methel Johnson requested her monthly salary be increased from $900 per month to $1,250 per month, bringing her annual total to $15,000.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Famous for his sculpture work of public monuments and portrait busts, William “Bill” Beckwith is making his way back home to the Queen City for one night.
The Greenville Arts Council will host an evening with Beckwith, where he will present a slideshow of his work and discuss his journey of becoming a successful sculptor.
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.
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.
In this undated photo, Spencer Palozej poses with his dog after hunting in Connecticut. Palozej died of a fentanyl overdose last year. His father, Dean Palozej, supports a proposed state law that would create a new murder charge for people who supply drugs that cause fatal overdoses.
Workers with the City of Vicksburg start construction on one of the three flood wall gates on Levee Street in Vicksburg Miss., on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019. According to the National Weather Service the Mississippi River is currently at 44.69 feet and is expected to reach 48.9 feet. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)
Alabama guard Dazon Ingram (12) celebrates in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. With Ingram are Donta Hall (0) and Kira Lewis Jr. (2). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A man who shot and killed four people he held hostage in a Mississippi home has died from gunshot wounds he received during the 12-hour standoff, authorities said Sunday.
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.
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."