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Aussie agri company opens plant in Greenville, will hire 68

Crop protection company Nufarm celebrated the grand opening of the company’s operations in Greenville. The project is a $20 million investment and will create 68 jobs.  “As a predominantly agricultural state, the Nufarm team could not have chosen a better location for its new operations,” Gov. Phil Bryant said in a release. “I know the skilled workforce found in Greenville ...

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$28.7 million plan for Greenville courthouse approved

By JACK WEATHERLY A plan for a new U.S. District Courthouse in Greenville has gotten approval from the federal General Services Administration. The $28.7 million, 55,000-square-foot project will be built on Washington Avenue in downtown, with construction to start in the spring and completion expected for the fall of 2022, said Jackson architect Roy Decker, whose firm, Duvall and Decker, ...

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Australian firm to invest $20 million in Greenville plant, create 68 jobs

By JACK WEATHERLY Crop protection company Nufarm Limited has purchased a 104,000-square-foot plant from the city of Greenville as part of a $20 million investment that will create 68 jobs over the next four years. Headquartered in Australia, Nufarm is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of herrbicides and pesticides and specialtyseeds. The company will be located in the former ...

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Greenville could join list of cities allowing alcohol to go

A city in the Mississippi Delta could join the list of places where people can walk out of bars and restaurants with alcoholic drinks in to-go cups. The leader of the Greater Greenville Development Foundation, Daniel Boggs, has given city leaders a proposal to consider. The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Greenville “leisure and recreation district” would be downtown, away from homes and ...

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Mississippi teacher accused of dragging student is indicted

A former Greenville teacher has been indicted on a misdemeanor charge of abusing a vulnerable person. Washington County District Attorney Dewayne Richardson said Monday that Linda Winters-Johnson will be arraigned as early as Dec. 13. A video viewed millions of times shows Winters-Johnson dragging a special education student by the hair across the floor of the Greenville High School gym ...

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Economic development groups look to revitalize Greenville

GREENVILLE — Greenville has joined with several partners for a project aimed at revitalizing the Washington County city located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. The city, developer Bill Boykin, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation and Enhanced Community Development, a subsidiary of Enhanced Capital, plan to redevelop the former Sears, Roebuck & Company store ...

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