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.
O’Bannon High School’s Zi’Terrean Smith is expected to be a presence on both sides of the ball this upcoming football season.
Carter Moore Jr.
MILWAUKEE — Carter Lee Moore Jr., 70, died Monday, April 27, 2020, in Milwaukee. Graveside Services were held Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the Oakridge Cemetery, Hollandale, with the Rev. Tracy Moore officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for William King, 77, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, June 19, 2020.
All basketball courts, baseball fields and playgrounds run by the city of Greenville will remain closed until at least June 1.
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.