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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
SHELBY — Funeral services for Ollie Miller, 61, of Shelby, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Pilgrim Rest, Shelby, with the Rev. Tyrone Miller officiating. She died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Shelby, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Shelby.
For the second time in almost two weeks, the Greenville Fire Department responded to a commercial fire call, this time occurring Tuesday morning in downtown Greenville at what was formerly the Key West Inn.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
An investigation into the fire that destroyed the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend is underway. However, heavy rainfall in the region could impact the development of the investigation.
“The excess rain has impeded the progress of the investigation,” Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said Monday afternoon.
Old Man River has reached its peak this week and is already on the decline.
Mississippi Levee Board Chief Engineer Peter Nimrod said the Mississippi River on the Greenville gauge crested at 50 feet Monday — two feet higher than flood stage — and stayed steady throughout the day.
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.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on weather in the Deep South (all times local):
Louisiana's governor has declared a state of emergency because of the threat of flooding along the Mississippi River and elsewhere across the state.
Greenville area renters striving to become first-time homeowners are invited to a pair of Sunday afternoon application workshops hosted by Greater Greenville Area Habitat for Humanity March 3.
The workshop will begin at 3 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 642 West O’Hea St.
Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville.
Three contenders for the 2020 Democratic nomination will answer questions at a town hall in Austin, Texas, moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper and Dana Bash.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.