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Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.


City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 


Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.


Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.


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Gloria Grayson

Gloria Grayson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Gloria Jean Wells Grayson, 70, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at her home.


Floyd M. Banks

Floyd M. Banks

Drew - Funeral services for Floyd M. Banks, 48, of Drew, are pending for TL Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.

He passed at UMMC May 6 and will be buried under the direction of TL Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Anette Griffin

Anette Griffin

GLEN ALLAN — Funeral arrangements for Anette Henry Griffin, 58, of Glen Allan, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at her home.



3 Blind Wines

Bottles of wine donated by attendees to 3 Blind Wines fundraiser event hosted at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center by Greenville Arts Council Thursday night.


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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE