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.
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.
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.
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.
Mississippi head coach Kermit Davis looks towards his players as they lose to Tennessee, 73-71 in an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Mississippi guard Terence Davis (3) is defended by Missouri's Javon Pickett (4) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Laverne Hudson, 64, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Thursday, May 14, 2020.
House Judiciary A Committee member Rep. Thomas Reynolds, R-Charleston, asks a question about a bill during a meeting of the 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.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on severe weekend weather in the South (all times local):
The National Weather service says it's still checking out damage from the weekend's worst tornado strike in Mississippi, but now has confirmed another twister hit in the same general region as the damaging twister in Columbus.