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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. 



Mayor: Increasing water, sewer rates will help pay for repair work

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session, voting was split between the council about increasing water and sewer rates.

Councilman James Wilson, along with other members of the council, did not want to increase water and sewer rates because of the recent added $4 for trash pickup.



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Man arrested, charged for Friday night shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.



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.



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. 


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Sylvester Howard

Sylvester Howard

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Sylvester “Vester” B. Howard, 56, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.




Kay Jefferson

Kay Jefferson

DESOTO, Texas — Funeral arrangements for Kay Frances Jefferson, 78, of Desoto, Texas, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.


Teacher pay, abortion restriction alive at 1st deadline

A judge holds a printout of the details of the GAP (Guard and Protect vulnerable children and adults ) Act during a Senate Judiciary A Committee meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. Lawmakers are racing to meet a deadline for their committees to report general bills and constitutional amendments originating in their own Houses.


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