On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves issued a statewide shelter-in-place order that went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and ending 8 a.m. April 20.
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As we made our way through town doing our job of reporting the news about the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had occasion to keep a mental note of businesses that seemed to operating outside the mandates handed down from the Mayor’s office two Tuesdays ago.
Greenville’s river crest is on the rise, and will reach its highest peak of the year thus far.
The Mississippi River reached flood stage last week, which has happened every month this year.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the Greenville gauge measured at 51.2 feet, which is a few feet higher than its 48-foot flood stage.
Greenville High School’s Jeanee Anderson recently signed a scholarship to play basketball at Coahoma County Community College. Anderson’s signing should have been celebrated with her friends, teammates and coaches inside of her school’s library.
First Baptist Church Pastor Matt Alexander is organizing a curbside lunch pickup for school-aged youth twice a week while children are out of school.
Governor Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning all public schools in Mississippi will be closed through April 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Riverside High School softball coach Brad Andrews will rely heavily this season on an eighth grade and a ninth grade pitcher, but the Bulldog coach still has high expectations for his team.
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.
Four days after his father died, Daric Campbell Jr. sat in the office at O’Bannon High School and waited to meet his new football coach.
Football has always been important to Daric, 16, and these days it is more important than ever.
Downtown Greenville received significant damage after early Saturday morning’s storms that blew through the area.
Both Mayor Errick Simmons and Gov. Phil Bryant on Saturday declared a state of emergency for the City of Greenville as a result of the storm damages.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
A three-vehicle wreck at one of Greenville’s busiest intersections sent six people, including four children, to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
Thursday, April 18