An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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On Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to work with the Greenville Historic Preservation committee in the relocation of the Confederate statue on the Washington County Courthouse grounds to another county site at the expense of the county.
In 2001 the citizens of the State of Mississippi adopted the current flag in a landslide state referendum. While the vote was essentially a referendum to adopt a new flag, it was actually to correct a legislative oversight in the constitution of 1906.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted this week 4-1 to enter into an agreement for removal of the confederate soldier’s memorial from the lawn of the Washington County Courthouse in the same month it was placed 111 years prior.
With three straight state championships in football and another this year in basketball, St. Joseph Catholic School athletics represent the gold standard in achievement. The class of 2020 has easily become the most accomplished on the field of play in the school’s history.
GREENVILLE — Louis Eddly Taylor, 85, of Greenville, died Friday, June 26, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Louis was born April 9, 1935, the son of Curtis Levon Taylor and Elsie Eudale Wells. He retired from the United States Air Force as Mechanic.
LELAND — Graveside services for Kentarius D. “Pie-Joe” Lewis, 23, of Leland, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, at Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Elizabeth. He died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Leland. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Friday, July 3, at T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Shaun Doss tied his season high with 25 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated Alcorn State 73-62 on Monday night.
Doss made all 12 of his free throws.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Jennings scored a season-high 22 points, Bianca Cuevas-Moore added 19 and Destanni Henderson had 18 in leading No. 11 South Carolina to a 96-77 victory over Florida on Sunday.
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2019, file photo, South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley communicates with an official during an NCAA college basketball game in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina started the season struggling at 4-4 in it first season without All-American A’ja Wilson.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Roshanda Grant, 47, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Byas Chapel, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, Greenville, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.