An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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On Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to work with the Greenville Historic Preservation committee in the relocation of the Confederate statue on the Washington County Courthouse grounds to another county site at the expense of the county.
In 2001 the citizens of the State of Mississippi adopted the current flag in a landslide state referendum. While the vote was essentially a referendum to adopt a new flag, it was actually to correct a legislative oversight in the constitution of 1906.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted this week 4-1 to enter into an agreement for removal of the confederate soldier’s memorial from the lawn of the Washington County Courthouse in the same month it was placed 111 years prior.
Less than 30% of the students in public schools in Washington County are at a level the State of Mississippi recognizes as proficient or advanced in English language arts and mathematics.
Ricky DeAngelo wasn’t out of the liquor business for very long.
After he and his late brother, Sandy, sold the family’s business, Chillie’s Package Store, two years ago he took a year off.
After that year off, he started working on his latest venture of producing a cognac and sparkling rosè.
Several care facilities, establishments and other entities across Washington County are hunkering down in accordance with the federal and state governments’ declarations in light of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The Greenville High Hornets (3-2) held on for dear life to claim a 14-9 victory Friday night versus the Murrah High Mustangs (1-4).
With the Mustangs threatening to win the game in the closing seconds, the Greenville High School defensive unit stuffed the final play in the backfield at their own nine-yard line.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.