At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.
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Every day is a day of thanksgiving, which is an ideal City of Greenville Councilwoman Lurann Thomas is a firm believer of.
In honor of Thanksgiving Day this year, Thomas is giving Ward 4 and other local residents a reason to be thankful by hosting a turkey dinner giveaway this weekend.
LELAND — Two Greenwood residents were arrested earlier this week for trying to breaking into a Leland storage center.
Monday afternoon, Washington County Sheriff Deputy Adam Auger spotted suspicious activity at 82 Mini Storage and notified the Leland Police Department.
Only one more day remains before people can head over to Delta Center Stage to try and figure out the mysterious events of the production, “Murder on the Orient Express.”
“Murder on the Orient Express” is set to run Thursday-Sunday and will also be this season’s annual dinner theater for two nights, Friday and Saturday.
There was an air of valiance on Monday morning about downtown Greenville as a service in recognition of Veterans Day took place in front of the World War II Memorial.
In honor of domestic/intimate partner violence month, Soldiers Walking With Jesus Christ (SWWJC) and the Kappa Tau Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta of Greenville will be hosting a silent march for all lives lost to domestic/intimate partner violence.
The event will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Greenville Mall, 1651 Mississippi 1.
One of my favorite movies is the 1983 cult comedy classic, “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” where the Griswold family hits the road in a Wagon Queen Family Truckster and go on a cross-country expedition to Walley World.
There are big changes taking place in Washington County, one of which will happen today.
Washington County Economic Alliance executive director Will Coppage briefed the Washington County Board of Supervisors on significant developments throughout Greenville at their Monday morning meeting.
LELAND — The Leland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Cocktails and Candy Canes, a festive shopping event which will be held in the 100 block of East Third Street in Historic Downtown Leland, Friday, Nov. 8 from 5-8 p.m.
Mid-Delta Regional Airport director Sam Washington appeared before Greenville City Council last week to discuss specialized airport software related to maintenance and inspection of the airfield.
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.
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."
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.
GREENVILLE — Memorial services for George “Pie” Coleman, 65, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Frye Memorial Chapel, Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Merit Health Central, Jackson.
Sherra Wright, left, stands in court as her attorney Juni Ganguli, center, and Assistant District Attorney Paul Hagerman, right, talk to Judge Lee Coffee during a court appearance Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. Wright and co-defendant Billy Ray Turner, are charged in the killing of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Zale Stewart, 78, of Greenville, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Legacy Manor in Greenville.
Emergency workers survey damage after an overnight mudslide destroyed a Subway restaurant on Signal Mountain Road in Chattanooga, Tenn., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Subway manager Robbie Anderson said that the restaurant had closed at about 2:00 on Friday for safety after two trees fell from the hillside.
SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Essie Bass, 88, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Jackson.