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William Austin

William Austin

MADISON — William Darrell Austin, M.D., 89, of Madison, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Madison on Saturday, Nov. 16, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m.


Lynette Ward

Lynette Ward

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Lynette E. Ward, 53, of Cleveland, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


Homer Fair

Homer Fair

DREW — Funeral arrangements for Homer Fair, 66, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Cleveland.



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Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.



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Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.





Engagement - Titus - Davis

Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.

The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.


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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.




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