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Greenville police seek public’s help after man found dead in vacant lot

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.



Now open:  Spectators welcomes visitors to enjoy new outdoor patio

By DAVID W. HEALY AND JASMINE STEVERSON DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Like all restaurants and bars throughout the region, Spectators Pub and Eatery went through lean times once the coronavirus pandemic hit. But, the establishment, located at 139 S. Walnut St., recently opened with many new improvements. 




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Terry Wade

Terry Wade

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Terry Wade, 50, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, May 12, 2020.


Harry Cannon

Harry Cannon

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Harry Cannon, 61, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Thursday, May 7, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Mildred Shelby

Mildred Shelby

ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Mildred D. Shelby, 67, of Rosedale, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Wrights Crossing Cemetery, Rosedale, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.



Edward Walker

Edward Walker

CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Edward L. “WeWe” Walker, 50, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Delta Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


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Woman charged with attempted murder after fight at gas station

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.



City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

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. 


Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

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.



Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

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