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TAMPA, Fla. — Funeral arrangements for Otis Tommy Stanford, 41, of Tampa, Florida, and formerly of Memphis, Tennessee, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.
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MARIETTA, Ga. — Funeral arrangements for Sam Dorsey Jr., 71, of Marietta, Georgia, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Kennestone Hospital, Marietta.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Jessie “Tarzan” Caldwell, 73, of Sarasota, Florida, and formerly of Hollandale, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Brandenton Hospital, Sarasota. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Lucille Caldwell Dennis.
It’s almost time to vote.
Polls will open at 7 a.m., and residents have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to get out and cast their vote for several state and county positions in the county and general election.
Last week, Washington County was awarded their level 1-3 Maintenance Certificates for the ACT Work Ready Communities during the 2019 ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina.
It could be quite some time before the county is able to obtain a new generator for the Washington County Convention Center.
OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.
Local residents will have the opportunity to watch children strut their stuff for a worthy cause.
My Preemie & Me organization is hosting their first ever Precious Preemies Hit the Runway Fashion Show from 3-5 p.m. this Saturday at the TESC Buiding, 745 Main St. The commentator for this event will be Shequeta Wells-Murphy.
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.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
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.