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:
While a swearing-in of three council members is scheduled for noon Monday at City Hall, a petition to contest the Dec. 9 city election results for the Ward 1 Council Member seat was filed on Friday, Dec. 27.
The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.
“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30.
The late British actress Audrey Hepburn once said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
Many people enjoy using fireworks to get their new year kicked off with a bang.
With several firework stands set up across the county, many residents have been stocking up for a night of fun.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Travelers leaving from a Mississippi airport will be able to fly directly into two new cities in a few months.
News outlets report that direct flights leaving from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Austin, Texas and Fort Myers, Florida were announced Monday.
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.”
JACKSON — Funeral arrangements for Telmon Thompson, 54, of Jackson, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
A barge cruises past a low-lying park flooded by the swollen Mississippi River on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. Located on Memphis' Mud Island, Greenbelt Park (pictured) floods when the Mississippi River reaches high levels. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz).
Mary Lee Pratt
Greenville - Funeral services for Mary Lee Pratt, 96, of Greenville, will be held at First Baptist Church, Greenville Saturday April 20 at 11 a.m.. Rev. Thomas Morris will be officiating. Visitation will be Friday April 19 from 2-6 p.m. at Redmon Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville.
This week, the original tiles from the 1906 construction of the roof of St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Greenville are being removed.
The tiles will have to be disposed of in a manner required by law as they are constructed in asbestos, according to church business manager Dick Clark.