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STARKVILLE – As Major League Baseball begins the path to the 2020 season, Mississippi State’s baseball program will send 11 to major league camps, including all eight Diamond Dawgs that ended the 2019 season on active rosters.
About $67,000,000 in Paycheck Protection Programs loans were distributed in the last three months in Washington County.
Greenville saw just more than $57 million of the total, Hollandale had about $3 million and Leland had about $6.8 million.
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
As the sports editor of the Delta Democrat-Times, I spend half of my time with white people and half of my time with black people.
My life has not really changed much in the last few weeks, when I go around town and interact with people. I try, yet fail at times, to treat everyone I meet with respect and kindness.
Delta Center Stage is postponing its planned summer opening to the week of July 16-19.
The opening was set for this week.
“We are pushing the dates back a few weeks as a safety issue,” said Delta Center Stage Executive Director Tim Bixler.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.
Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening.
The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.
A man died while swimming Monday at a boat ramp along the levee front.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said a 23-year-old black male drowned while swimming at a boat ramp along the levee front at Lake Ferguson.
A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man stands accused of sexually abusing two girls from South Carolina and four other girls in Ohio, and police are concerned there may be more victims in nine other states.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts to a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against LSU in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. LSU won 73-71. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 5 Mississippi State and No. 14 South Carolina have been at the center of the Southeastern Conference's biggest women's basketball moments the past few years.
Looks as if they're ready to do it again.
Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) blocks a shot attempt by Mississippi center Dominik Olejniczak (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Tennessee won 73-71. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
House Judiciary A Committee member Rep. Thomas Reynolds, R-Charleston, asks a question about a bill during a meeting of the committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. Lawmakers are racing to meet a deadline for their committees to report general bills and constitutional amendments originating in their own Houses. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.