The Greenville Public School District board of trustees is moving forward with the development of a reopening plan for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
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The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said:
Mark Howell, of Greenville:
As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 680 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths as a result of the virus in Mississippi, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The state’s total number of coronavirus cases is 27,067 and there have been 1,056 deaths in total.
O’Bannon High School’s Zi’Terrean Smith is expected to be a presence on both sides of the ball this upcoming football season.
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
JACKSON — Mark Allen Dingeldein, 59, of Jackson and formerly of Greenville, died Aug. 27, 2019, at home in Jackson.
John Self Sr.
HOUMA, La. — John Calvin Self Sr., 76 passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in his home in Houma Louisiana. He was a retired diesel mechanic and Vietnam War veteran. He is being cremated by the heritage funeral home in New Orleans, Louisiana.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Dallas Polk-Hilliard had a career-high 26 points as Grambling State narrowly defeated Mississippi Valley State 77-75 on Monday night.
CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for John Swift, 66, of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at his home.
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Sports Budget for Monday, March 4, 2019
Updated at 10 p.m. EST (0300 UTC)