On Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to work with the Greenville Historic Preservation committee in the relocation of the Confederate statue on the Washington County Courthouse grounds to another county site at the expense of the county.
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In 2001 the citizens of the State of Mississippi adopted the current flag in a landslide state referendum. While the vote was essentially a referendum to adopt a new flag, it was actually to correct a legislative oversight in the constitution of 1906.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted this week 4-1 to enter into an agreement for removal of the confederate soldier’s memorial from the lawn of the Washington County Courthouse in the same month it was placed 111 years prior.
A Black Lives Matter protest initially planned for Saturday afternoon will instead take on the form of a virtual protest organized by Laderrius Barksdale scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday on Facebook Live.
VICKSBURG — Gilda Fae McCool Shurden Miller died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 84.
She was preceded in death by her immediate family, including her parents, two husbands, and her only two children.
CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Louis Britton, 73, of Doddsville will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020, at New Hope Cemetery in Blaine under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home in Cleveland. He died June 6, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Katie Lue Young, 48, of Indianola will be Saturday June 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Garden in Indianola officiated by the Rev. Larry Green. She died June 11, 2020.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Yolanda Moore, 40, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi could make revenge porn a crime.
The state Senate passed a bill Thursday to set penalties for anyone who shares or publishes "intimate visual material," such as nude photos, that were created with the intention of being private.
GREENVILLE — Michael David Prine, 63, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, referee Reggie Smith reviews a targeting penalty during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Oklahoma and Texas Tech, in Lubbock, Texas. The NCAA football rules committee has proposed giving replay officials more leeway to overturn targeting fouls.