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There are some men and women whose names should be on monuments, buildings or roads. These are people who should be remembered throughout time. There are also people who should not, now or ever, have a monument to their memory, but they should also be remembered through time.
Robert E. Lee is one of these people.
ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Derrick Preshawn Lewis, 48, of Rosedale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at New Hope Cemetery, Rosedale, with Pastor Elnora Littleton officiating. He died Friday, June 26, 2020, at his home. 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.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.
At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
Joe Robinson III
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Joe Robinson III, 49, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at his home.
CALHOUN CITY — The Deer Creek School football team emphatically won its final game of the season as Noah Allegrezza led the way for the Warriors by scoring three touchdowns. Allegrezza rushed in two touchdowns and also returned an interception for a TD.
Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) drives against Kentucky guard Tyler Herro (14) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 71-52. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
CHICAGO — Calvin Wayne Wilkins, 61, of Chicago, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at AMITA Health Adventist Health Care, Chicago. Calvin, originally from Greenville, was born Aug. 14, 1958.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's farmers are struggling to pay back loans after years of low crop prices and a backlash from foreign buyers over President Donald Trump's tariffs, with a key government program showing the highest default rate in at least nine years.