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Greenwood tied on its running shoes and got ready to race Friday as the city began filling up with visitors for the Viking Half Marathon and 5K.

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WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation, ending a probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency with no new charges but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the stil…

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The Greenwood School District is planning to address in-class student behavioral and disciplinary incidents through the adoption of positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS).

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Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will host an event in Leflore County to allow businesses to sign up to do work with the state’s largest utilities.

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• Brady McDaniel of Greenwood and Elizabeth Kimbrell of Carrollton were named to the president’s list at Mississippi College for the fall semester. Each student on the list must maintain a 4.0 grade point average and take a full course load of at least 12 semester hours of undergraduate credit.

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This week, the public combed over questions asked by U.S. Supreme Court justices in an appeal by a Mississippi death row inmate tried six times — searching for clues to what will happen next.

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On a morning that promises high expectations, great victories, nagging defeats, dashed dreams, burning lungs, suspicious rashes and wobbly legs, nearly 400 runners will take over the streets of Greenwood on Saturday for the eighth annual Viking Half Marathon and 5K.

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Dr. Tyrone Jackson will return to his Delta roots this summer when he becomes president of Mississippi Delta Community College.

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Troy Smith, operating an excavator for Gravel Hill Construction, puts the finishes touches Wednesday  on the demolition and cleanup of a building at U.S. 82 and West Claiborne Avenue Extended. The building, which was originally a service station, went through several reincarnations over the …

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Officials in Leflore and other counties throughout Mississippi were scrambling Wednesday to urge their legislators to kill a bill engineered by a Delta-based group of farmers seeking relief from annual increases in farmland taxes.

Police say the death of Greenwood resident Arsenio Ahmad House in a river near Pittsburgh appears to have been suicide.

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Explaining that “Greenwood could be just a time bomb waiting to explode,” the Greenwood Hospital Board announced at its meeting Tuesday that all members of the general public would have to undergo scanning with a metal detector before being allowed into board meetings starting in April.

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The city of Greenwood is moving forward with the installation of security cameras throughout town to deter criminal activity.

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Sunjay Chawla holds a framed resolution presented to him Wednesday when the Pillow Academy senior was honored on the floor of the Mississippi Senate for being the state’s first ever national Wendy’s High School Heisman winner. With Chawla are, front row, from left, his mother, Gauri Chawla, …

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Water and electricity rates for the city of Greenwood will increase in May following rate hike approvals Tuesday by the Greenwood Utilities Commission.

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A special meeting to consider the Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s finances heard its interim CEO talk about the hospital’s need for increased revenue, a hospital board member’s desire to cut salaries, and a supervisor’s call for increasing Medicaid reimbursements by choosing a gubernatorial can…

The Delta’s four local television stations are in the process of being sold to a newly formed broadcast group owned mainly by an investment management company.

JACKSON (AP) — Two new members have joined the Mississippi House of Representatives.

Greenwood police officers investigate a shooting Friday afternoon at the corner of McLaurin Street and Avenue H. At least one person was taken to Greenwood Leflore Hospital, but no other details were available Friday.

With investigations of what happened during the last presidential election still not finished, it may seem like it’s a little early to gear up for the next go-around.

Authorities have opened a murder investigation after a man’s body was found Tuesday partially lying in a lake near Sidon.

A neighborhood gathered in memory of a 12-year-old boy Wednesday at The Salvation Army Corps Community Center on North Stone Avenue.

Mississippi Valley State University is gearing up for its annual career fair, designed to help its students land jobs and internships.

Lawyer Solomon Osborne posted an overwhelming victory Tuesday to become the next elected state representative from the 32nd District. 

Drugs are at the heart of most crimes in Leflore County, says Sheriff Ricky Banks, and they’re a major reason the law-enforcement agency he has headed for the past 40 years has grown from a couple of deputies to more than 20.

The Lyons Pipes and Drums from Batesville brighten Sunday morning with Scottish tunes on Main Street in front of Greenwood's First Presbyterian Church for the 20th annual Kirkin’ O’ The Tartans, a celebration of the Scottish Presbyterian heritage.

Teachers currently in the Leflore County School District who go to work in the fall for the new Greenwood-Leflore School District will make about $200 per year more than this year.

For Christians, Lent is a six-week period of religious observance through reflection and prayer leading up to Easter Sunday, the day of Jesus Christ’s resurrection. 

Above: The former location of Malouf Music Co. becomes a piece of history Friday as crews tear down the building on a triangle of land between George Street and East Gibbs Street. The business was operated by Abe Malouf from the early 1950s into the early 2000s, his family said. It was the c…

That slight buzzing in your ear is the sound of progress and technology coming to the Delta as Mississippi State University brings its unmanned aircraft systems program to Greenwood-Leflore Airport.

Ethan Oltremari, founder of the Revival on the River Christian music festival, says the response to it in its first three years has been very gratifying, but now he’s looking to do even more.

Agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were in Greenwood Thursday morning performing “an enforcement action.”