An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for two shootings that left six people injured over the Fourth of July weekend.
At 4:03 p.m. July 4, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to King Stop, 207 Highway 1 N., in reference to two shot people.
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.
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:
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.
Cleveland Mickel Jr.
MERIGOLD — Graveside services for Doris O’Braint, 81, of Merigold, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at Marigold Cemetery, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died June 5, 2020, at her home.
The online guestbook may be viewed and signed at tlredmonfuneralhome.com.
ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Fannie M. Waller, 70, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Monday, June 22, 2020, at Sharkey-Issaquena Community Hospital, Rolling Fork.
GREENVILLE — Glenda Boyd, 81, of Greenville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Ridgeland.
Glenda was born in Pie Town, New Mexico, on Feb. 15, 1938, to Joseph Sr. and Lessie Creamer. She loved being a true homemaker, as well as crafts, sewing, and spending time with her family.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Brenda Drain Briscoe, 60, of Indianola, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. She died June 8, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.