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.
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This is my first week back in my office at the Delta Democrat-Times in over two weeks, and I wasn’t on vacation.
On March 13, I had a normal Friday at work and even when 5 p.m. came, I was excited for the weekend.
Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
Due to the coronavirus, pastors and clergymen throughout Washington County have been unable to provide face-to-face spiritual leadership to members of their flock.
The Greenville Municipal Golf Course opened back up to the public on Thursday, but not after new guidelines were implemented to help prevent golfers from possibly contracting the coranavirus.
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Over the last four seasons Greenville High School basketball player Jeanee Anderson came to practice each day ready to get better.
Anyone wondering if COVID-19 may be in Washington County no longer has to contemplate.
During a special meeting of the city council on Friday, Delta Regional Medical Center Medical Director Dr. Robert Corkern announced to the council and those in attendance Washington County has confirmed its first case of COVID-19.
At their regular Monday meeting, Washington County Board of Supervisors President Carl McGee informed the board he and others recently met with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety about bringing a driver’s license exam and renewal station back to Greenville.
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.
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.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
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.
Florida's Keyontae Johnson (11), Andrew Nembhard (2), Noah Locke (10) and Jalen Hudson (3) celebrate the team's 82=77 win in overtime against LSU in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, Motonari Ohtsuru, left, chief lawyer of the legal team for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, other members of the legal team, lawyers Go Kondo, center, and Masato Oshikubo sit in a courtroom ahead of a court hearing on a case of Ghosn at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo.
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
The Daily Leader on creating a mental health court system in the state:
Kentucky's PJ Washington, right, shoots while defended by South Carolina's Chris Silva, left, and Hassani Gravett, center, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)