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The Mississippi River has reached flood stage once again in the Queen City, which has happened every month this year thus far.
Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Erica Waites, 42, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hall officiating. She died Monday, March 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
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Four Emergency Road and Bridge Repair (ERBR) projects were approved at Monday’s regular Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Those projects include Priscilla Road, Bassi Road just north of Leland, Stone Airport Road, Eifling Road as well as a county bridge project on Greer Road.
Following standard protocol to ensure the health of both staff and patrons, the board of trustees of the Washington County Library System has decided to close all branches of the library system to the public until further notice.
LELAND — The City of Leland’s Board of Alderman recently voted on a resolution for the condemnation of blighted houses in its municipality as a first step in applying for the Blight Elimination Program (BEP).
Local authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one local man dead.
At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at 517 E. Moore St.
Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a male body inside the home.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 are blocked after a landslide occurred after several days of heavy rains Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, north of Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
The Daily Leader on creating a mental health court system in the state:
The Greenville High School Hornets snapped a six game losing streak with an 83-67 win over cross town rival O’Bannon Greenwaves on Saturday.
Georgia's William Jackson II is defended by Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)