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.
Vanderbilt (9-17, 0-13) vs. Alabama (15-11, 6-7)
Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
Georgia forward Nicolas Claxton (33) and LSU forward Naz Reid vie for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Auburn guard Janiah McKay, left, fouls Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook (2) during the first quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Joy Kimbrough/The Daily Times via AP)
Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, reads through proposed bills during a meeting of the House Judiciary A Committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. Lawmakers are racing to meet a deadline for their committees to report general bills and constitutional amendments originating in their own Houses. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)