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Greenville City Council Member Bill Boykin, who suffered a stroke in March, has presented the Greenville City Council with a letter announcing his intention to resign his position.
Ward 3 has not had representation on the council as Boykin has been unable to attend meetings since the stroke.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Brenda Drain Briscoe, 60, of Indianola, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. She died June 8, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Aretha Neal, 75 of Cleveland ,are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Brown scored 14 points and Auburn beat Florida 76-62 on Tuesday night for its first win at home in the series since 1999, snapping an 11-game overall losing streak against the Gators.
Florida had won 21 of the last 22 matchups in the series.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk.
The Honeybees have completed a perfect regular season.
After a 51-47 hard-fought road victory over Holmes County Central on Tuesday, the Greenville High School girls basketball team is now 27-0.
It is the first time a Greenville High School basketball team has ever had an undefeated regular season.
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.
"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.