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AVON — Simmons High School boys basketball coach Carl Lucas is still trying to understand what type of young team he has, but on Tuesday night his Blue Devils did enough to pull away early and then hold on for a 61-45 road victory against Riverside High School.
One boneheaded decision by a college student may have affected the lives of so many people.
When Ole Miss wide receiver Elijah Moore decided to imitate a dog urinating on the grass, he probably did not expect how costly (and fortunate) it would be to others.
Santa Claus Lane isn’t as far away as one might expect. In fact, it exists in the heart of Greenville, at the corner of Camellia and Burning Bush drives.
Judy Long, regarded as Greenville’s own Mrs. Santa Claus, proves firsthand why she has more than earned that title and address.
LELAND — Only one week remains until folks can head over to Leland to watch the Deer Creek lights shine as Santa Claus comes to town.
This year’s Christmas on Deer Creek is set to be another two-day event starting the evening of Friday, Nov. 29, with the bulk of festivities continuing Saturday, Nov. 30.
On a cloudy mild November day in Jackson last Friday, Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson played the last games of their careers for the St. Joseph Catholic School Fighting Irish.
The weather this week has been cold, really cold, with a freeze warning that is expected to end sometime Wednesday.
According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, temperatures this week in Greenville dropped to a low of 20 degrees Tuesday evening but are picking up a little Wednesday with a high of 46 degrees.
LELAND — Due to expected rains and possible thunderstorms Saturday, Nov. 30, the Christmas on Deer Creek celebrations have been postponed a day.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Errol Marque Holt, 40, Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis.
House Judiciary A Committee chairman Mark Baker, R-Brandon, background, listens as Rep. Ed Blackmon, D-Canton, foreground, argues against the Landowner Protection Act, which would reduce the liability of business owners when someone is injured on their property, during a meeting of the committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss.
The gates at Greenville Cemetery have once again been the victim of a driver losing control of his vehicle.
A late-model white Mustang GT slammed into the south side of the gates, destroying one of the pillars at about 2:05 a.m. June 23.
The final battle to end ISIS's caliphate is now underway as US-backed forces push into the group's last stronghold in Syria.
HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Wanda Dees, 72, of Hollandale will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Hollandale Baptist Church. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Burial will be in the Hollandale City Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.