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.
Crazy Horse — a name that carries with it more than mere fame, but actual pride and a historical significance.
To unpack that historical significance will be Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. along with author William Matson, who together, authored, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”
St. Joseph reaches third straight state championship with thrilling, 20-18, victory over Carroll AcademyBy DAVID W. HEALY,
St. Joseph Catholic School junior Kaleb Lockett said he and his teammate Dillon Johnson have a special connection, and on Friday night Lockett and Johnson proved it.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
Alabama forward Daniel Giddens (4) shoots between Vanderbilt defenders Clevon Brown (15) and Simisola Shittu (11) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris Howell had 17 points and seven rebounds as Jackson State topped Grambling State 71-60 on Saturday.
Jayveous McKinnis had 16 points and seven rebounds for Jackson State (10-17, 7-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which snapped its four-game losing streak. Venjie Wallis added 13 points.
The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team picked up its fourth straight victory Thursday night with a 57-39 home victory over Washington School, and Lady Saints head coach Brother Sandifer said the winning streak is thanks to many of his players stepping up and playing some of the best basketball in their careers.
Charles Murray III
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Charles Murray III, 58, of Greenville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Pilgrim Rest, Greenville, with Minister Charles Stewart officiating. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Pilgrim Rest, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) moves the ball past Stanford forward Maya Dodson (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Stanford, Calif. Oregon won 88-48. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)