Coronavirus updates:

  1. Click here to read the message from Mayor Carolyn McAdams regarding Governor Tate Reeves adding Greenwood and Leflore County to the COVID-19 “hot spot” list on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
  2. During the Tuesday, July 7, 2020 City Council Meeting, the Greenwood City Council voted 5 to 0 to require residents to wear face masks at businesses and in other indoor public spaces or face a financial penalty of up to $1,000.

    This ordinance goes into full effect Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00am.
    Please understand this ordinance was adopted as an effort to slow down the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect the citizens of Greenwood.
    Please read the attached resolution for all the details of the City of Greenwood’s New Mask Ordinance.

  3. On Friday, May 8, 2020, Governor Tate Reeves issued Executive Order 1480, which extends the Safer at Home Order through May 25, 2020. This extension allows for the safe re-openings of gyms, salons and barbershops beginning Monday, May 11, 2020.
  4. Effective Thursday, May 7, 2020: Governor Reeves Amends Safer At Home Order to Safely Reopen Restaurants and Parks.
  5. Effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020 the City of Greenwood’s curfew will be from the hours of 10:00pm until 5:00am. This is a part of our ongoing efforts to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  6. April 24, 2020 - Governor Tate Reeves signed the new Safer-at-Home Order. This order will go into effect April 27, 2020 - May 11, 2020. Also, please read the Safer at Home FAQs provided by the Governor’s Office.
  7. Zoom City Council Meetings: May 5 (agenda, Facebook post) | April 21 | April 7 
  8. Executive Order to Local Shopping Stores Note: For now, this Order applies only to Walmart, Big Star, Save-A-Lot, Dirt Cheap, and Market Place. Smaller stores must keep to the existing social distancing guidelines which limit occupancy to 10 customers.
  9. Recycling Reopening
  10. Message to Restaurant Owners
  11. Letter regarding curfew to slow the spread of COVID-19
  12. Letter clarifying the closure of Daycare Facilities in Greenwood, MS due to COVID-19: Daycare Facilities are considered an essential business.
  13. Letter clarifying the closure of City-Owned Parks in Greenwood, MS due to COVID-19
  14. Message from the Waste Water Treatment Facility regarding the flushing of Wet Wipes
  15. Resolution regarding the COVID-19 ZOOM City Council Call Meeting at 1:00PM, Monday, March 23

    The attached Resolution has not been signed; however, it was adopted and passed unanimously by the council. Rhe signed Resolution will be posted soon.

  16. Recycling:

    Unfortunately, all recycling must stop until the COVID-19 global crisis is over or significantly decreased.

    All recycling bins will be removed and no curb-side will be picked-up or collected, until further notice.

    Thank you for your continued cooperation!

  17. March 20 - Health Dept. Updates
  18. March 20 - Small Businesses + more
  19. March 20 - City Employee
  20. March 19 Update #2
  21. March 19
  22. Washington cases
  23. Food Deliveries
  24. March 17
  25. March 13





Effective Monday, April 20, 2020 Greenwood-Leflore Recycling Center will resume normal business hours.
*Curbside Pick-up will begin Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Thank you all for your support, understanding and cooperation as we recently shut down recycling to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.











Letter #1 Regarding Coronavirus

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