In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
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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.
One Washington County school district will be recognized for its most recent successes in academic achievement.
The Western Line School District (WLSD), in its continuing “Commitment to Excellence in Education,” is getting in gear for the 48th annual Mississippi School Board Conference.
Delta Pediatric Care is preparing to relocate from Greenville to Leland and operate in a new facility by late spring.
Owner of Delta Pediatric Care Maureen Gallagher announced the new facility will be the former CHILD Development Center at the Leland United Methodist Church.
Mayor Errick Simmons delivered the 2020 State of the City Address on Thursday night at the E.E. Bass Cultural Center.
There was not an empty seat in Jake and Freda Stein Hall as local officials and residents gathered to hear of the City of Greenville’s progress in the past year and what it has to look forward to.
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.
While students were out of school Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, education did not stop for youth who attended the MLK Luncheon at Rounds Park.
Ward 4 Councilwoman Lurann Thomas partnered with Fed Ex Ground senior manager Yosheika Ray to organized the luncheon.
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.
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.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
DELTA CITY — Funeral arrangements for Rufus Johnson, 83, of Delta City, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. He died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at his home.
DREW — Funeral arrangements for Willie Ousley, 57, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at North Sunflower Medical Center, Ruleville.
GREENVILLE — Lawrence Earl Smith, 76, of Greenville, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Family received friends Monday, Sept. 23, at their home. Boone Funeral Home, Greenville, was in charge of arrangements.
Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) attempts an off-balance shot over North Carolina State forward DD Rogers (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Louisville won 92-62 (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)