Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
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Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house.
He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.
Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.
I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.
We stood on Washington Avenue Saturday afternoon watching large equipment roll through one of the older standing buildings in Greenville.
We knew the coming firestorm on social media would be interesting to watch, but also a bit disheartening.
A few things to be sure of:
Most people have a particular Christmas story they enjoy revisiting every year. My favorite story, however, isn’t about Santa Claus, a magical snowman or flying reindeer. Mine is a World War II story of a Canadian soldier who was captured Christmas Day 1941 while stationed in China and wound up a Japanese Prisoner-of-War for four years.
All of the city’s community recycling bins will soon be rid of due to grant funds for the bins being exhausted.
Kathy Avis of OmniSource/Steel Dynamics Inc., said she anticipates the city’s four bins will be completely removed by Thursday at the latest.
In observance of the Christmas holiday, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.
Greenville City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, and Wednesday, Christmas Day.
City Hall will resume its regular hours Thursday.
The Greenville City front is on the schedule for 48 riverboat stops this year.
Since the boats started arriving for a generally single-day stay since 2015, the number of stops has steadily increased.
The home of Hollandale resident Carolyn Gaines and her belongings were completely lost to a fire two days before Christmas.
The woman, who lived in the house with her son, had recently made some renovations to the home before the fire erupted Monday evening.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
Alabama guard Dazon Ingram (12) celebrates in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. With Ingram are Donta Hall (0) and Kira Lewis Jr. (2). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House members on Thursday overwhelmingly supported a plan to ease some penalties for those accused or convicted of crimes, as its sponsor again acknowledged the bill constitutes "baby steps."
A local man has died after being shot several times early this morning.
At 2:36 a.m., officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of John Street in reference to shots fired in the area.
Washington School’s Brett Etheridge goes strong to the rim Friday in the Generals victory over Kirk.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Rhonda Grant, 47, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Rolling Fork.
GREENVILLE — Linda Ann Ware, 72, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at her home. Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 1, at Mortimer Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Interment was at Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home, Greenville.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk.
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Greenville High School’s Morgan Green, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is the type of basketball player that is willing to do whatever it takes to help his team win.