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Councilman tests positive; Gov. extends mask order countywide

Staff Report   Ward Two Grenada City Councilman Fredreick “Pete” Wilson told the GrenadaStar that he recently tested positive for the coronavirus. Wilson said he is currently taking time to self-quarantine at home. “I’m doing fine,” Wilson said. “I was having some headaches, and I decided to get myself tested. Turns out I tested positive.”…

Mask requirement starts Wednesday morning

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Following a public plea from some of the city’s top leading medical officials, the Grenada City Council passed a resolution requiring masks be worn in businesses. The mask requirement will take effect Wednesday at 8 a.m. Customers and employees will be required to wear facial protection before entering and while…

City sets 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer With the recent surge in Coronavirus numbers, the Grenada City Council implemented a 10 o’clock curfew for all citizens beginning Wednesday night. The curfew comes in the wake of released COVID – 19 figures that show Grenada being among the leading counties in the state since the week of June…

City Resolution on Masks and Curfew

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 This is a copy of the resolution The Grenada City Council approved at a special meeting Monday night, ordering that masks be worn by workers and employees at Grenada businesses. The curfew is also part of the resolution. The documents will be updated with signed and dated…

Masks must be worn in businesses; city sets curfew

The Grenada City Council passed a resolution tonight requiring customers and employees to wear masks in businesses. This resolution is scheduled to take effect Wednesday morning at 7. Ward Three City Councilman Lewis Johnson made the motion, and Ward Two Councilman Pete Wilson seconded it. The vote passed 6-0. The city council also implemented a…

School says register now for new term

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada’s top school official is confident there will be school this year, and he is urging parents to get students registered. Dr. David Daigneault said the registration is still on going for students in the Grenada School District, and officials are taking the necessary steps to start the year. School…

Boil Water Notice

From the City of Grenada Water Superintendent. Due to the pressure drop south and south East of Grenada, the City of Grenada Water/Sewer department management has issued a precautionary boil water alert until they can prove to themselves through sampling that the water is germ free. This includes customers on Grant rd, McCormick rd, southern…

New date for emergency meeting

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer An emergency called meeting of the Grenada City Council has now been rescheduled to Monday at 6 p.m The meeting has been called over concerns of the rising number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Grenada County. Grenada Mayor Billy Collins said the meeting change has been agreed on by all city…

Emergency Council Meeting rescheduled

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer An emergency city council meeting scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. has been rescheduled for Friday,  July 3 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Grenada City Hall. Grenada Mayor Billy Collins called the emergency city council meeting about the raised concerns of the COVID-19 outbreaks in the…

Emergency city council meeting set

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada Mayor Billy Collins has called an emergency city council meeting tonight about the raised concerns of the COVID-19 outbreaks in the area. According to Collins, the meeting is scheduled for six o’clock. “I called the meeting because this virus has gotten out of hand, and we need to do…

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