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GRS offers free online ACT Prep session, cut in-person programs

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

School is out for the summer but ACT Prep is in with Greenville Renaissance Scholars’ (GRS) new, no cost, online ACT Prep offering.

The online ACT Prep program, which GRS is calling “Conquering the Test,” will begin May 30 and run through June 6 with sessions starting each day from 9 a.m. until noon.





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Edward Walker

Edward Walker

CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Edward L. “WeWe” Walker, 50, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Delta Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


Owen Warren

Owen Warren

CLEVELAND — Owen R. Warren, 83, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


Betty Younts

Betty Younts

ALEXANDER, Ark. — Funeral services for Betty Jane Younts, 90, of Alexander, Arkansas, and formerly of Greenville, will be held at a later date. She passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020, in Little Rock.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


Jerome Jackson

Jerome Jackson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jerome Jackson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, May 3, 2020.



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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.


Lee-Mitchell

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville. 




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Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.






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