Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
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Local students and anyone looking to take an ACT test have a chance to get a practice run in before the real experience.
Despite the rainy weather, several people gathered in downtown Greenville this weekend to show their support for a man who “had a dream.”
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Saturday as a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
A “hog-killin” time is sure to be had at the upcoming fourth annual Greenville Heritage Rodeo.
The two-day country western inspired event is set to get started at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and is being presented by Big Rodeo Project LLC.
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 eighth annual Mississippi River Marathon is approaching, and Race Director John Conner gave a full run-down at this week’s Greenville Rotary Club meeting.
Conner, who is serving in his third year as race director for the Mississippi River Marathon, said this year’s marathon is set to kick off at 8 a.m. Feb. 8.
LELAND — Memorial services for Davis Ray Clark, 76, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at First Baptist Church, Leland. He passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
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.
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.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.
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%.
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.
Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.
The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.