In perhaps the Delta’s most hotly contested non district rivalry, the Gentry High School Rams boys swept the Greenville High Hornets 59-42 in the Highway 82 series. Hornets fans had reason to hope from the opening tip as senior guard Morgan Green secured a wayward ball and made an uncontested layup for the first basket of the game.
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Greenville’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has been discharging minimally-treated wastewater into the river, which was officially reported last month by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), due to operational issues at the plant.
We found out who actually cares about Greenville on Monday, and, frankly, it’s not that many people.
Only 351 of the 3,675 registered voters in Ward 1 came out to decide what is the single most important race in our community. Only 318 of the 3,421 registered voters in Ward 6 voted Monday.
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The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.
Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.
Every day is a day of thanksgiving, which is an ideal City of Greenville Councilwoman Lurann Thomas is a firm believer of.
In honor of Thanksgiving Day this year, Thomas is giving Ward 4 and other local residents a reason to be thankful by hosting a turkey dinner giveaway this weekend.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find a local woman who has been missing for about three weeks.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 33-year-old Nikesha Wells was reported missing shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday.
If you haven’t already taken notice, today’s Delta Democrat-Times includes a special edition — Women in Business.
This is a special issue we publish annually to highlight various women in the community who not only excel at their work, but go above and beyond in their day-to-day lives.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
Thursday, April 18
Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
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%.
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.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.