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An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said: Mark Howell, of Greenville:
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
There are a few reasons every person in Mississippi lives within 30 minutes of a four-lane highway. One of those reason is a former Greenville resident, Anse Dees.
Elijah Moore, a former head football coach at Greenville High School and a man who spent more than 60 years coaching and teaching Greenville children, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Life is worth the living


This Sunday will be the first in my almost 45 years on this planet I haven’t been with a congregation to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday.

My family, Holly, Walker, Shel, Canon and I, will sit in our house tomorrow morning and watch The Rev. Bob Sharman deliver a sermon he recorded on Saturday.

DRMC shines lights purple in November for National Prematurity Awareness Month


There’s just something so incomprehensible, yet so warm and sincere, about the effect a newborn baby has on all who behold him or her.

A newborn brings about an instinctive desire to protect and care for at all costs; as a parent, one will do everything humanly possible to insure not a hair on that little one’s head is harmed.

Longtime Mississippi Delta hotelier announces new management company, names CEO


GREENWOOD — Mississippi hotelier Suresh Chawla is excited to announce his new hotel management company, Delta Lodging Group, LLC. 

In starting this new company, Chawla has named Shelley Cresswell Walker as his chief executive officer (CEO), effective Oct. 1. 


Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE