Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles concerning the county’s spending on infrastructure and other projects led by IMS Engineers.
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Get your bids ready, the state tax-forfeited land auction for 300 state-owned properties in Washington County started today.
Mayor Errick Simmons welcomed Secretary of State Michael Watson on Tuesday in preparation for the state tax-forfeited land auction, which began at 8 a.m. today.
JACKSON — On Aug. 3, Greenville Renaissance Scholars of Greenville has been awarded a $4,300 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is a portion of the $1.3 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-2021 and will be used to host Camp Renaissance 2021.
Nathaniel Chew Jr.
Despite having empty beds, Delta Regional Medical Center is still experiencing shortage problems.
While the Coronavirus is a massive problem in and of itself, DRMC is facing a “staffing crisis” with the number of nurses decreasing, according to hospital CEO Scott Christensen.
YELLVILLE, Ark. — Judy was born Jan. 1, 1948, and was raised in Newton. She was married to Tom Mitchell. They were parents to three children. After losing Tom to cancer, she continued her life as a single mother. When she met her second husband, Lee Haley, she moved to Greenville.
STARKVILLE – As Major League Baseball begins the path to the 2020 season, Mississippi State’s baseball program will send 11 to major league camps, including all eight Diamond Dawgs that ended the 2019 season on active rosters.
Lawrence Browder Sr.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Madie Marie Hall, 70, of Greenville, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Lakewood Cemetery, Pickett Street. She died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Services are under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Mario Terrell Taliaferro, 46, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville. He died Monday, July 13, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
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.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
This year's Oscar nominees definitely had a better lunch than anyone who had to brown bag it to start the week.
MOORHEAD — Funeral services for Alberta Robertson, 68, of Moorhead, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Swan Lake MB Church, Moorhead. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Burial will be at Swan Lake MB Church Cemetery, Moorhead, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Helen Miller, 49, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
HOLLANDALE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy J. Wardale, 62, of Hollandale, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. She died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.