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The Greenville Public School District has appointed a new member to its board of trustees.
At Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, Antoinette Williams was appointed as a trustee to GPSD’s board for a five-year term.
Before the Greenville City Council made its final decision on its new board member for the Greenville Public School District, Greenville resident Andrew Smith submitted a letter to the council regarding ethics.
For the second time in almost two weeks, the Greenville Fire Department responded to a commercial fire call, this time occurring Tuesday morning in downtown Greenville at what was formerly the Key West Inn.
St. Joseph's Dillon Johnson named Delta-Democrat Times Player of the Year and the Planters Bank Player of the WeekBy DAVID W. HEALY,
BAY SPRINGS – Finish what we started.
These were the four words Dillon Johnson and his St. Joseph Catholic School teammates used to motivate themselves moments before the MAIS Class 2A State Championship game began Saturday night inside the gymnasium of Sylva-Bay Academy.
Camariyah (C.C.) Butler is the unquestioned leader of the Leland Lady Cubs this season.
Butler, a 5-foot-3 guard who has been starting for Leland since the eighth grade, leads mostly by example, both on and off the court.
African-American novelist James Baldwin eloquently said, “Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”
Not just words, but a charge Baldwin gave.
One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”
When the weather switches from fall to winter, Washington School’s Bogan Brewer, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, moves from linebacker on the football team to goalie for the soccer team.
While the sports are different, Brewer plays both positions with many of the same principals.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
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. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
Paradise is within your grasp, especially if you live in California.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavius Draine scored a career-high 22 points as Southern Miss narrowly beat Louisiana Tech 73-71 in overtime on Saturday. Cortez Edwards added 21 points for the Golden Eagles.
Draine shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers. Edwards also had 13 rebounds for the Golden Eagles.
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This week, the original tiles from the 1906 construction of the roof of St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Greenville are being removed.
The tiles will have to be disposed of in a manner required by law as they are constructed in asbestos, according to church business manager Dick Clark.