Most Read News Articles
The Greenville Public School District has appointed a new member to its board of trustees.
At Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, Antoinette Williams was appointed as a trustee to GPSD’s board for a five-year term.
Before the Greenville City Council made its final decision on its new board member for the Greenville Public School District, Greenville resident Andrew Smith submitted a letter to the council regarding ethics.
Larry Hymes Sr.
African-American novelist James Baldwin eloquently said, “Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”
Not just words, but a charge Baldwin gave.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
An investigation into the fire that destroyed the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend is underway. However, heavy rainfall in the region could impact the development of the investigation.
“The excess rain has impeded the progress of the investigation,” Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said Monday afternoon.
Old Man River has reached its peak this week and is already on the decline.
Mississippi Levee Board Chief Engineer Peter Nimrod said the Mississippi River on the Greenville gauge crested at 50 feet Monday — two feet higher than flood stage — and stayed steady throughout the day.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to increase the salary of the county coroner.
County Coroner Methel Johnson requested her monthly salary be increased from $900 per month to $1,250 per month, bringing her annual total to $15,000.
Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville.
LELAND — The Leland Department is seeking the public’s help to find and arrest 27-year-old Indianola resident Latarius Howard.
Leland Police Department Assistant Police Chief Marcus Davis said Howard has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance and weapon possession by a felon.
"Apollo 11" might focus on the moon mission of a half-century ago, but in its own way the CNN Films documentary feels like a step into a time capsule. Meticulously recapturing the drama of that "giant leap for mankind" in 1969, it's a wonderfully nostalgic if somewhat antiseptic reminder of what it meant to first break the bonds of Earth.
The Greenville Arts Council tonight is hosting their second of three Cocktails at the Carousel events taking this summer.
The public is invited to head over to E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St., from 5-7 p.m. tonight.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a teenager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Sixteen-year-old Kamrone Lee, of Greenville, has been reported as missing since July 11.
Lee is described as a 5’9”, 110-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes.
The conference game between the Riverside High School Bulldogs and the O’Bannon Greenwaves was a thriller. The final score was 60-57 in favor of Riverside.
Twenty-one of the 60 points the Bulldogs scored came from behind the three point line. Tuesday’s game was the first time the two teams meet this basketball season.
Tribune News Service
Newsfeatures Budget for Thursday, February 28, 2019
Updated at 4:30 a.m. EST (0930 UTC).
Additional news stories appear on the MCT-NEWS-BJT.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan didn't have a great second half on Thursday night against the Bulldogs' in-state rival. Anriel Howard did, and it was enough to push No. 6 Mississippi State past Mississippi 80-66.
Willie Mae Wilson
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Willie Mae Wilson, 93, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Green officiating. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Burial will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
DALLAS (AP) — The FBI has released sketches drawn by an admitted serial killer of some of his victims, along with other information on a string of unsolved cold-case homicides to which investigators say the man confessed.