First day of local Circuit Court arrives

Circuit Court returns to Washington County today. A grand jury will be formed as the Circuit Court begins its seven-week session today. The grand jury will consist of the first 25 qualified individuals, who will be asked whether various defendants should be indicted. They will make that determination for about…



Funeral Arrangements Announced for Blues Legend

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Mississippi blues legend, James Lewis Carter Ford, known as T-Model Ford, who passed away last week. A funeral will be held at Washington County Convention Center at 11am this Saturday. On Friday, the Redmond Funeral Home will have visitation hours from 1 to 3…





Deadline approaching to run for Greenville City Council

Potential candidates for the Greenville City Council are being reminded that August 8th is the deadline to declare their candidacy. Seats are open in Wards 3, 4, and 5. To be eligible, candidates must be a resident of the ward for at least 30 days and cannot have been convicted…