In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
Eugene Jones Jr.
Paul Lacoste Sports has been in Greenville this summer giving people more than the average full-body workout.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
Della Mae “Bessie” McKnight
Auburn guard J'Von McCormick (12) shoots while being defended by Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Iowa State guard Marial Shayok (3) goes up for a basket as Oklahoma forward Matt Freeman (5) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donna Faye Johnson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Lona Franklin, 52, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Brown-McCullum & Lewis Mortuary Chapel, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.
Senate Judiciary A Committee chairman Briggs Hopson, R-Vicksburg, answers a committee members's question 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.