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Enviva Celebrates Its Recently Opened Wood Biomass Facility in George County, Mississippi with Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting

From Staff Reports Now fully operational, Enviva’s Lucedale Plant is delivering a sustainably sourced, low-carbon, drop-in substitute for fossil fuels to help decarbonize industries and the global economy at large On Friday, Sept. 30, Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA), the world’s leading producer of sustainably sourced woody biomass, held a ceremonial ribbon cutting at its recently…

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Wildcats find ‘explosive plays’ on offense to topple Perry Central

By STAN CALDWELL – Herald Correspondent With region play looming next week, both Greene County and Perry Central were looking to build positive momentum in the final non-region clash of the season. Friday night at Johnny Ainsworth Field, it was the home-standing Wildcats who had the more positive result, defeating the Bulldogs 33-21 in a…

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Victim identified in fatal Friday shooting

From Staff Reports Details are sparse, but officials have released the identity of the man killed in a shooting near McLain on Friday. An official with the Greene County Sheriff’s office said Lewis Jerome Rockwell was discovered shot to death on Moody Chapel Road around 9:30 p.m. He is identified as a 45-year-old white male…

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Lady Wildcats start region play with key win over Columbia

From Staff Reports The Greene County volleyball team has been playing competitively for full month. But, the games that really matter on their schedule began earlier this week and the Lady Cats started off with a bang. The Lady Wildcats traveled to Columbia on Tuesday for their first Region 7-4A contest of the year. They…

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All GCSD students to receive free meals for upcoming school year

Greene County School District Child Nutrition Director Elisabeth Hollinghead said all students will receive free meals at school, however, parents still need to complete school meal applications for the 2022-2023 school year. The Greene County School District Child Nutrition Department is so excited to announce that all students will eat FREE breakfast and lunch meals…

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Raid leads to big stash of meth, edible candies and packaging

Leakesville man, 41, charged with aggravated trafficking   From Staff Reports A search warrant executed in Leakesville this week produced the big stash of hi-grade methamphetamine police were expecting. But what they weren’t expecting was the large quantity of edible cannabis gummies in packaging designed to mimic popular candy brands. Leakesville resident Christopher Sumlin,41, was…

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Palazzo, Ezell headed for runoff in Republican Primary

From Staff Reports Very few of the county’s registered voters bothered to turn out for Tuesday’s Congressional Primary Elections, but the candidates they supported are moving on. Just over 14 percent of the county’s 8,119 registered voters went to their polling places on Tuesday to cast their ballots. Of those, the resounding majority threw their…

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