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Members of The Progressive Art and Civic Club of Greenville meet in preparation of their annual Lizzie W. Coleman Day Program. The third Sunday in February was designated as Lizzie W. Coleman Day by Mayor Errick Simmons and the City of Greenville. The program will begin 3 p.m. Sunday at Lizzie W. Coleman Middle School Auditorium 400 Dr.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Like most people in the port city of Greenville, Tommy Hart is worried about high water.
As the director of the Port of Greenville, Hart knows the facility he manages is affected every day by the amount of water in the river.
St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.
Mary Catherine Brooks, Extension Associate II for Mississippi State University Delta Research and Extension Center and Delta Council, spoke about the backwater flooding in the Mississippi Delta at last week’s Greenville Rotary Club meeting.
Washington County Board of Supervisors President Carl McGee deserves a handshake after what he allowed to happen in Tuesday’s meeting. He didn’t have to let almost 20 people address directly the board.
He didn’t have to do that.
The Greenville Book Buddies Program developed by the Greenville Rotary Club is once again stepping in to improve literacy across the Mississippi Delta.
Rotary secretary and reading buddy director Richard Dattel recently announced Rotarians will tutor this year at O’Bannon Elementary School.
LELAND — Leland residents can now expect to receive a fine for tampering with electrical meters.
Mayor Errick Simmons will be delivering the 2020 State of the City Address at 6 p.m. Thursday at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.
Residents and stakeholders will have an opportunity to hear of the city’s successes, achievements and progress in the past year and Simmons’ past term as mayor.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
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.
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%.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A utility giant will pay a $5 million penalty in the wake of a scandal over the use of paid, phony supporters for a new $210 million gas fired power plant, but it will also be allowed to go ahead with construction of the plant, the New Orleans City Council unanimously decided Thursday.
The South Carolina Democratic primary is more than a year out, but the scramble for top political talent is well underway as the Democratic presidential campaigns jockey for advantage in the Palmetto State.
Mississippi State forward Abdul Ado (24) blocks a shot from Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Darryl Jenkins, second from right, explains the purpose of the Continental Tire Training Center to U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, left, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, right, while Continental Tire manufacturing plant manager Michael Egner, second from left, listens, in Clinton, Miss., Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.