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In a bitter sweet moment Thursday, Captain Kenneth Haygood bid farewell to Greenville Fire Department, a place he has called home for nine years.


Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.

Around 6 p.m. central standard time Friday, the much-anticipated Dillon Johnson college decision illuminated the airwaves of social media. Those close to the star St.

A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m.

Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19,  died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.

Metcalfe Yard Sale canceled

The Town of Metcalfe has canceled the June 8 Community Yard Sale due to weather.

The event will resume July 13 as scheduled.

The event offers a picnic on the creek, arts, crafts, food and more from noon until 6 p.m. at 315 MLK Drive, in front of Town Hall.

Academies offered to youth



It’s almost time for area youth to learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be one of Greenville’s finest and bravest.

The Greenville Police Department will be hosting their second annual Junior Police Academy next week and the Greenville Fire Department will be hosting their Kids Academy in July.

GFD Kids Academy

Aim for Change gains new agents

Alexis H. Hamilton and Marven Cantave joined the MSU Extension Service as agents with the Aim for Change program. Aim for Change is a five-year, $5.5 million grant program targeting the reduction of obesity and related diseases through policy, systems and environmental interventions.