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.
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.
One man died and another is in critical condition after a dispute Friday morning turned violent.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dent Street in reference to a shot person.
A man was found dead on the highway this weekend after being run over by multiple vehicles.
At 3:15 a.m. Saturday, July 13, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to 1800 Highway 82 West, where they found a black male laying in the highway.
How about that?
Greenville made the front page of the USA Today on Wednesday and its was for something we can be proud.
Joyce Hunter-Knox, a local barber, has been taking blood pressure readings of her clients for years to help fight heart disease as part of a program run by the state’s health department.
A gift of $400,000 was received by St. Joseph Catholic School Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 from Father Richard Lawrence Somers, who passed away Oct. 19, 2016, at 76.
Paul Artman, who was principal for 11 years, worked closely with Somers.
SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Josephine Pipes, 80, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Merit Health Hospital, Flowood.
Nathan W. Collins
Greenville - Funerals services for Nathan W. Collins, 36, of Memphis formerly of Greenville, will be held at Vessels of Mercy, Greenville, Saturday April 20 at 2 p.m.. Visitation will be Friday April 19 from 1-5 p.m.. at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
Back in the early 2000s, Michael Young was one of Greenville’s best and brightest prep basketball stars.