Members of the Greenville Kiwanis Club gather Tuesday afternoon at Shipley’s to make final mixing plans for their annual pancake breakfast. The Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast will be from 6:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Buster Brown Community Center.
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After a few weeks of being on the rise, the Mighty Mississippi is expected to stop swelling this week in the Queen City.
The Mississippi River on the Greenville gage is expected to crest at 51.3 feet Friday, which is a few feet higher than its 48-foot flood stage.
BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team fought to the bitter end Saturday night, but in the end the Lady Saints could not overcome a bad shooting night.
JACKSON — The season did not end the way the Washington School Generals hoped it would, but this does not take away from the accomplishment of all that the team achieved this season.
Residents concerned about possible flash flooding in the next week are encouraged to bag up some sand this weekend.
The Office of Emergency Management sent out a message Friday afternoon that sand and bags are available this weekend at the Washington County Expo Building due to a threat of flash flooding next week.
A motion to hire an additional deputy coroner was made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, but was not seconded.
Brooks said a deputy coroner was needed due to an increase in deaths over the past few years.
As their regular season nears its completion, the Honeybees may have found just the offense spark they were looking for as the Greenville High School girls basketball team defeated visiting Cleveland Central 57-42 Tuesday night.
I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.
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.