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As virus cases rise, DRMC doctor says wear a mask

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Washington County has been grouped with 23 other counties as a hotspot for COVID-19 cases in the state.

The residents of those counties have been ordered to wear masks when in the public and restrict gatherings.

Of the 1,261 cases in Washington County, no less than 150 have been hospitalized and 25 have died.


Feel the Rush: With brother by his side, Simmons’ running back looks to have an even more dominant season

By DAVID W. HEALY,

David W. Healy

dhealy@ddtonline.com

HOLLANDALE — Simmons High School running back Vontrez Rush won’t be able to sneak up on his opponents this upcoming football season, but he still expects to be an even better football player.



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17-year-old handed $500k bond on capital murder charges

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager was handed a half million dollar bond  this week after his arrest for the murder of a man who was found dead in his home after a house fire.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department arrested 17-year-old Augusta Stribling on Friday and charged him with capital murder for the death of Charles Bowman.





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Patricia Fountain

Patricia Fountain

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for Patricia Ann Fountain, 62, of Greenville, were held Friday, April 24, at Bush Funeral Services, Leland, with Minister Tommy Rodgers officiating.  She passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Allegiance Specialty Hospital, Greenville. 


Arthur Cotton

Arthur Cotton

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Arthur Lee “Jimmy” Cotton, 82, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


Greenville Track Club athletes prepare for Nationals

By PATRICK ERVIN,

Local sports culture mirrors its larger national counterpart.

Celebration of football, basketball, baseball and hockey are the norm while track and field fights for public attention and support.

Yet, in track and field, some of the most amazing unheralded accomplishments are taking place right under our noses in the Delta.




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