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Almost everywhere you go now, stores and restaurants are displaying signs that read something along the lines of not being able to give change due to a nation-wide coin shortage.
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.
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.
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%.
Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening.
The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.
A man died while swimming Monday at a boat ramp along the levee front.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said a 23-year-old black male drowned while swimming at a boat ramp along the levee front at Lake Ferguson.
GREENVILLE — Linda Ann Ware, 72, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at her home. Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 1, at Mortimer Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Interment was at Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home, Greenville.
Leroy McDavis Sr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Leroy McDavis Sr., 79, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Grace Fellowship, with Minister Steven and TaJuana Cantu officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
A vacant commercial building along highway 50 in Columbus, Miss., sits in ruins after a tornado struck the area Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Witnesses say a tornado has destroyed or heavily damaged several businesses in the city's commercial district, toppling trees and blacking out power in the local area. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)
There are moments when Monica Ellis goes into mom mode as she watches her daughter, Taylor, pitch for the Greenville Christian School softball team.
Monica Ellis, the coach of the Lady Saints, says her daughter wears her heart on her sleeve. When Taylor is hurting, she is too.