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.
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 Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for two shootings that left six people injured over the Fourth of July weekend.
At 4:03 p.m. July 4, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to King Stop, 207 Highway 1 N., in reference to two shot people.
A three-vehicle wreck at one of Greenville’s busiest intersections sent six people, including four children, to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.
The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.
Kentucky coach John Calipari directs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Kentucky won 70-66. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
MOORHEAD — Funeral arrangements for Alberta A. Robertson, 68, of Moorhead, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
JACKSON — Mark Allen Dingeldein, 59, of Jackson and formerly of Greenville, died Aug. 27, 2019, at home in Jackson.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari directs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Kentucky won 76-48. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
GREENILLE — Graveside services for Beatrice Loe Brown, 86, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.