In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a teenager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Sixteen-year-old Kamrone Lee, of Greenville, has been reported as missing since July 11.
Lee is described as a 5’9”, 110-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
LELAND — The Leland Department is seeking the public’s help to find and arrest 27-year-old Indianola resident Latarius Howard.
Leland Police Department Assistant Police Chief Marcus Davis said Howard has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance and weapon possession by a felon.
Greenville - Funeral services for Lonnie Jones, 73, of Jacksonville, Florida formerly of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
He passed at his residence April 14 and will be buried under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
MAYERSVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Patrick Williams, 52, of Mayersville, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Mayersville.
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MOORHEAD — Funeral services for Diane Robinson Johnson, 65, of Moorhead, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead. She died Monday, July 15, 2019, at her home. Burial will be at Indianola Memorial Garden, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.
Auburn forward Chuma Okeke, right, pressures Arkansas guard Isaiah Joe, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)