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.
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.
College baseball coaches looking to complete their rosters for next school year might be overlooking a diamond in the rough. Greenville High School first baseman Donovan Shead possesses all the physical tools and intangibles to play at the next level. And he remains unsigned by a college program.
Former NFL receiver and Greenville native Gloster Richardson died February 27 in Chicago at the age of 77. The two-time Super Bowl Champion will be best remembered for taking the play to the huddle from Kansas City Chiefs head coach Hank Schramm that helped the Chiefs seal the victory in Super Bowl IV.
According to final official reports from the Washington County Circuit Clerk office, 6,521, or 20.43%, of the county’s 31,913 registered voters cast their ballots Tuesday for the United States presidential primaries.
The general election, which will be the 59th quadrennial presidential election, is set for Tuesday, Nov. 3.
During Western Line School District’s board meeting on Monday, Superintendent Lawrence Hudson highlighted the success of the district’s students at its two elementary schools, O’Bannon and Riverside.
LELAND — There’s only a week left for folks to hop on over to Leland for a day of live music and family fun at the Frog Fest and Highway 61 Blues Festival.
In lieu of this year’s canceled Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, the 20th annual Highway 61 Blues Festival is returning to its home base of Leland.
Two members of the Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) team were honored by the Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus at the 2019 Annual Scholarship Banquet. Scott Christensen, Chief Executive Officer, and Sylvia Jackson, Board Member, were each presented with the Community Legend Award for their service to the Delta and comm
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lula Jones, 68, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Baptist Desoto Hospital, Southaven.
Percy Moore Jr.
SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Percy Moore Jr., 73, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2020, at his home.
STARKVILLE — Charles “Tuby” Tubertini, 87, formerly of Greenville, passed away at his home in Starkville on Dec. 29, 2019. He was born in Greenville on Nov. 8, 1932, to Bruno and Mary Landi Tubertini Sr.
Kentucky's Ashton Hagans, right, passes around South Carolina's Tre Campbell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)