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Local eateries facing crisis during coronavirus pandemic

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.

Sid Guest, co-owner of Stamson’s, and Allison Nimrod, owner of Sherman’s, have adjusted their business plans to cope with the current environment.



GPD investigates weekend house fire as homicide

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one local man dead.

At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at 517 E. Moore St.  

Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a male body inside the home.


Local church steps up to serve lunch during coronavirus pandemic

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

First Baptist Church Pastor Matt Alexander is organizing a curbside lunch pickup for school-aged youth twice a week while children are out of school.

Governor Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning all public schools in Mississippi will be closed through April 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.



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South Delta Planning & Development helping county apply for 2020 CDBG through MDA

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

With the assistance of South Delta Planning & Development District, Washington County will be applying for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to apply for a fiscal year 2020 CDBG through the Mississippi Development Authority. 



Remembering Mitch Ariff, an iconic sports editor whose legacy lives on

By DAVID W. HEALY (COLUMN),

It has been 22 years since former Delta Democrat-Times sports editor Mitch Ariff passed away, but his memory and legacy is still going strong.

Ever since I came to the DD-T almost two years ago, Mitch’s name has come up every so often. Whenever it has, he is always spoken of in the highest regard.


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Local teen charged in uncle’s stabbing death

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.





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