Our Greenville-Washington County area is rich–culturally, agriculturally, historically, politically. And it has had a lasting and profound influence on many areas of modern American life.
Music, literature, politics, the economy, civil rights, even modern maritime navigation have all been affected by the people and events that have contributed to making Greenville and the Delta such a fascinating and unique destination.
He is still known in the Mississippi Delta as the greatest bear hunter of all time. Collier is buried in the historic Live Oak Cemetery.
Served as a Republican Party delegate for Washington County in the Mississippi Legislature from 1890 to 1891.
No. 1 overall pick in 2003 WNBA Draft by the Cleveland Rockers.
Credited with saving county records when Union troops burned Old Greenville during the Civil War.
He is one of the original performers who worked the “Chitlin’ Circuit” in the Mississippi Delta for over 30 years.