Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.
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The Greenville Public School District is asking parents of students in the district to complete an online survey concerning the opening of the school year.
The district plans to open the school year on Aug. 5.
Greenville City Council Member Bill Boykin, who suffered a stroke in March, has presented the Greenville City Council with a letter announcing his intention to resign his position.
Ward 3 has not had representation on the council as Boykin has been unable to attend meetings since the stroke.
There are a few reasons every person in Mississippi lives within 30 minutes of a four-lane highway.
One of those reason is a former Greenville resident, Anse Dees.
There are some men and women whose names should be on monuments, buildings or roads. These are people who should be remembered throughout time. There are also people who should not, now or ever, have a monument to their memory, but they should also be remembered through time.
Robert E. Lee is one of these people.
An employee of the Washington County Justice Court has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Therefore, offices of the Washington County Justice Court will be closed until further notice.
Friends of Frank Key Sr. were not going to let his 107th birthday go without a party.
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.
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.
A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.
At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
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.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood speaks to attendees of the Stennis Institute luncheon at the Capitol Club in downtown Jackson, Miss., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Hood is running for governor. (Sarah Warnock/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
Local sports culture mirrors its larger national counterpart.
Celebration of football, basketball, baseball and hockey are the norm while track and field fights for public attention and support.
Yet, in track and field, some of the most amazing unheralded accomplishments are taking place right under our noses in the Delta.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Fredrick Shannon, 79, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Matthew AME, with the Rev. Dr. William A. Brown officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
After his girls basketball team won all of its games last week at the Hattiesburg Holiday Tournament, Greenville girls basketball coach did some research and found out his hunch was right.
Off to a perfect 17-0 start, Lampkin’s Honeybees are off to the best ever start in program history.