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Simmons & Simmons gearing up for annual toy giveaway

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The reason for the season is not lost on Simmons & Simmons, PLLC and they are making sure it won’t be lost on the Greenville and Washington County communities either.

Simmons & Simmons, PLLC is having its 11th annual Christmas Toys Giveaway beginning at 4 p.m. Dec. 18 at T.L. Weston School Gym, 901 Archer St.




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How to avoid frozen pipes as cold weather continues

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The weather this week has been cold, really cold, with a freeze warning that is expected to end sometime Wednesday.

According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, temperatures this week in Greenville dropped to a low of 20 degrees Tuesday evening but are picking up a little Wednesday with a high of 46 degrees.


Errol Holt

Errol Holt

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Errol Marque Holt, 40, Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis.




Natasha Edwards

Natasha Edwards

ARCOLA — Funeral services for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mount Horeb MB Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Ricky Vassar officiating. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.


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Tire maker highlights worker training start in Mississippi

Darryl Jenkins, second from right, explains the purpose of the Continental Tire Training Center to U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, left, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, right, while Continental Tire manufacturing plant manager Michael Egner, second from left, listens, in Clinton, Miss., Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.


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Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


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