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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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.
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.
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.
Iowa State guard Marial Shayok (3) goes up for a basket as Oklahoma forward Matt Freeman (5) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
BELZONI — Through three games this season, the Greenville High School girls basketball team is a perfect 3-0, but that does not mean Honeybees coach Dakedreon Lampkin would give his team an A-plus.
Georgia's William Jackson II is defended by Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Shirley Lee Powell, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at her home.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Freshman forward Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 17 points, senior guard Phil Booth hit key baskets down the stretch and No. 14 Villanova remained perfect in Big East play by beating Creighton 66-59 in overtime Wednesday night.
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."
Washington School’s Brett Etheridge goes strong to the rim Friday in the Generals victory over Kirk.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A utility giant will pay a $5 million penalty in the wake of a scandal over the use of paid, phony supporters for a new $210 million gas fired power plant, but it will also be allowed to go ahead with construction of the plant, the New Orleans City Council unanimously decided Thursday.
Former Senator Joe Lieberman says he doesn't believe there should be a rush to judgment of embattled Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam.