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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JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
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.
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.
Greenville residents of Terrace Gardens were shocked to find a sink hole at the intersection of Clover Street and Bermuda Drive on Monday.
Due to the caronavirus crisis, Jeremy Packer, the recently named new head football coach at Simmons High School, has not even met his players yet.
But, he said he is hoping that once he meets them sometime this summer, his players will use the current situation to learn a lesson about life.
Four Emergency Road and Bridge Repair (ERBR) projects were approved at Monday’s regular Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Those projects include Priscilla Road, Bassi Road just north of Leland, Stone Airport Road, Eifling Road as well as a county bridge project on Greer Road.
In this Feb. 5, 2019, photo, visitors stand near the logo of Nissan Nissan Motor Co. at its showroom in Tokyo. Nissan reported on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 20109, a drop in third quarter profit to about a fourth of the previous year’s because of the absence of perks from U.S. tax reforms that lifted profits a year ago. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
President Donald Trump listens during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Workers with the City of Vicksburg fill sandbags in preparation of the rising floodwater in Vicksburg, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
Kentucky's Tyler Herro (14) drives near Arkansas' Isaiah Joe (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
ARCOLA — Deer Creek School senior quarterback Jarod Satterfield scored three big touchdowns Friday night during his team’s 32-28 home victory over Unity Christian Academy, but after the game Satterfield credited his team’s defense for helping secure the victory.