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GPD seeking public help to find person who shot teen

A teenager who was shot Thursday afternoon is now in recovery, but Greenville police are still searching for the person who pulled the trigger. 

At 3:30 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to Delta Health-The Medical Center in reference to a shot person. 

Man charged with murder for wife's shooting death at Mark Apartments

A Greenville man has been charged with murder for the shooting death of his wife this week, making it the eighth homicide in the city this year. 

At 10:15 p.m. Monday, May 10, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the Mark Apartments, 481 Cypress Lane, in reference to a shot person.

Though officials have not accused him of a crime, Brett Favre said he would refund the welfare money and made an initial payment of $500,000.

Brett Favre hasn’t returned welfare funds as promised a year ago

Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Brett Favre has not repaid $600,000 he received in Mississippi welfare money after promising one year ago that he would.

Gov. Tate Reeves walks out of the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, March 26, 2020, as he prepares to speak to media about the coronavirus during a press conference. Credit: Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For America

College board, unable to work without Reeves appointments, calls emergency meeting

The board of trustees of the Institutions of Higher Learning is scrambling to hold a special emergency meeting this Friday to consider several university agenda items — a meeting that wouldn’t be necessary had Gov. Tate Reeves made four new college board appointments on time.

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MADISON — Graveside services and burial for John Homer Richards Jr., 87, of Madison, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Coalville Cemetery in Biloxi. He passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.

More than steak - Signa family opens new Greenville restaurant

Charles Signa and Doe Signa, whose parents brought them up in the kitchen at Doe’s Eat Place, can cook more than just steak.

While there’s no denying their abilities at the broiler in the old restaurant’s kitchen, their new venture, Signa’s, is giving them a chance to stretch their culinary legs.

Daquarius Wright is pictured here after he was arrested this week for the murder of Paul's Jewelry owner Jamie Iverson.

"I Could Not Believe He Walked On This One": Officer Was Stunned Daquarius Wright Was Acquitted In Armed Robbery Case Last October

One of the men charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Paul’s Jewelry owner Jamie Iverson was acquitted in an April 2019 armed robbery of a Family Dollar store in the Jackson area, but according to one of the arresting officers, it was one of the strongest cas

Kenterius Wright and Daquarius Wright, two brothers, have been arrested in connection with the April 23 attempted robbery and murder of Paul's Jewelry store owner Jamie Iverson.

Captured: Tip leads to the arrest of two men in connection with Jamie Iverson murder

A tip called in to law enforcement officers has led to the arrest of two people in connection with the April 23 attempted robbery and murder of businesswoman Jamie Iverson.

State’s first formalized college access network being launched in Greenville

The unprecedented moments of the past year and this current one have led some to focus mostly on the negative.

However, it may be fair to say that for the Greenville community, things are looking up when it comes to educational advancement.

St. Joseph Irish tracksters race, jump and throw to victories at district meet at Canton Academy

It was chilly. It was gloomy. It was not an ideal forecast for a track and field event held in the spring. But Wednesday, St. Joseph didn’t let that deter them as they got their mantra from part of their moniker — fight.

COVID-19 continues downward trend in Mississippi, but new variants loom large

The number of new COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths in Mississippi has continued the sharp decline seen since their peak in January. This is thanks to the rapid expansion of vaccination efforts across the state, though health officials continue to warn that this progress is threatened by the emergence of new variants. 

The Mississippi State Supreme Court heard oral arguments as it ponders the fate of the state's medical marijuana program and the ballot initiative process as a whole.

Decision in medical marijuana case could be coming shortly

The Mississippi Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of the state’s medical marijuana program and the ballot initiative process after a busy day of oral arguments Wednesday.

Decisions are issued by the court every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Chief Justice Michael Randolph promised a quick decision in the case.

Woman found dead in her home with gunshot wounds

Local police are investigating the shooting death of a woman found with multiple gunshot wounds in her home this morning.

Shortly after 9 a.m. today, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1400 block of Ollie Circle in reference to a shot person, Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said.

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2 men, including 1 felon, arrested after police chase

Two men, including one convicted felon, are in police custody after what started as a call to assist an injured person led to a police chase.

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Broadway Street in reference to a disturbance.

City officials increasing efforts to curb illegal dumping with $1K fines

 City of Greenville officials are ramping up on their efforts to put a stop to illegal dumping.

An illegal dumping task force meeting convened on Thursday with Mayor Errick Simmons, Police Chief Delando Wilson, Fire Chief Ruben Brown, Planning Director Carlon Williams, Code Enforcer Daryl Richards Sr. and others in attendance.

Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”

The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.

Cornelius Harris and Tony Phillips

2 men, including 1 felon, arrested after police chase

Two men, including one convicted felon, are in police custody after what started as a call to assist an injured person led to a police chase.

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Broadway Street in reference to a disturbance.

Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.