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.
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:
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.
After half a year at the helm, Mack-Arthur Turner Jr. will no longer lead the city's planning and zoning department.
Decided by a majority vote of the city council, Turner will no longer serve as the director of planning and zoning for the City of Greenville, effectively immediately.
If Mala Brooks was looking to make a splash in her first meeting as a member of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, she made a big one.
Brooks made motions to remove the sitting county engineer and the county attorney.
Simmons High School senior Ver’eisha Robinson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has always had the talent to make a big impact on the Devilettes basketball team.
And, recently, the 6-foot-1 post player is starting to do just that.
In observance of New Year’s Day, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.
Greenville City Hall and the Washington County Courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, New Year’s Day, resuming regular hours on Thursday.
A third body in less than three weeks has been found in Greenville.
At about 11:15 a.m. Sunday, officers with the Greenville Police Department received a call from a local resident about possible remains found next to a railroad track at the 700 block of North Theobald Street.
There seem to be a lot of “reporters” in Greenville, but they aren’t exactly good ones. In less than three weeks, three bodies have been found in Greenville.
The first body was found on Christmas Day in the 700 block of Clay Street.
LSU guard Skylar Mays (4) scores as Georgia guard William Jackson II (0) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Georgia forward Nicolas Claxton (33) is fouled by Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) and Auburn forward Danjel Purifoy (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 file photo, Florida State head coach Willie Taggart confers on his headset during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C.
Deer Creek School seniors Montana Haley and Mary Grace Hobart were once younger players on the Warrior softball team. Now that they are in their last year at Deer Creek School they say they want to do whatever they can to help their still developing teammates be successful.
A barge passes by on the Yazoo River as works with the City of Vicksburg erect the Levee and Grove street flood wall in preparation of the rising floodwater in Vicksburg, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.