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Editor’s note: This interview with Santa Claus was arranged with local resident Mike Jones, who has been depicting Santa for more than 40 years. This is his first year at the Greenville Mall.
You better watch out, you better not cry — because Santa Claus is already in town, making his list and checking it twice.
Christmas came early for the Leland School District (LSD) as its second attempt of getting the school bond proposal to pass was successful, this time with an approved amount of $6.9 million.
After the 1,229 machine votes, absentee ballots and affidavits were totaled, there were 775 in favor of the bond and 460 not in favor of it.
Greenville High School senior Errick Simmons Jr. has been added to the roster for the 2019 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game. The game kicks off at noon this Saturday in Hattiesburg.
Simmons, the Delta Democrat-Times’ Offensive Player of the Year, was a playmaker all season long for the Greenville High School football team.
Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa is inviting all those who are interested in starting the new year off with a fresh and exciting career opportunity to its upcoming job fair.
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.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mary A. Brown, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
With Thanksgiving this week, the Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people in the community what they are thankful for this year. This is what they said.
Wendy Smith, of Greenville:
Greenville Girls Rock is making its way back to Greenville.
The second annual Greenville Girls Rock event will be from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday at the Washington County Convention Center, 1040 South Raceway Road.
The municipal trash pickup schedule will be altered this week as the city observes the Thanksgiving holiday.
Garbage and trash routes scheduled to be picked up on Tuesday and Thursday were completed on Tuesday.
Routes scheduled to be picked up on Wednesday and Friday will be completed today.
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson, left, argues a call with a referee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 79-78.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.