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.
CANTON — Vera Elizabeth Roush, 82, of Canton, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. The family will have a private graveside service at Hollandale City Cemetery.
At their regular Tuesday meeting last week, the Greenville Public School District board of trustees voted unanimously to approve appraisal agreements with Keys Claims Consultants, LLC and a public adjuster agreement with Adam Posan.
True to its philanthropic form even in the most unpredictable of times, the Community Foundation of Washington County (CFWC) has established the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund under the umbrella at the Community Foundation.
The Greenville Fire Department will host a job fair beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday at 2352 S. Main St.
The GFD is currently accepting applications for entry level fire fighters.
GFD training chief Lonagcio Smith said interested candidates would benefit greatly by attending the job fair.
The Washington County Circuit Clerk's office is still working to tally the local results from Tuesday's presidential primaries. Election results will be posted to the Delta Democrat-Times website as soon as they are made available.
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.
Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.
Former Senator Joe Lieberman says he doesn't believe there should be a rush to judgment of embattled Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)