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Lynda and Joseph Kundrat, with their dog, Gunther, hold hands after placing a bouquet at the memorial site for their son, Staff Sgt. William J. Kundrat, on Friday during the third annual YANKY 72 memorial ceremony. William Kundrat was one of 16 military personnel who died in the crash of a m…

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded the city of Greenwood a $4,000 grant to fund a feasibility study on the possible expansion and redevelopment of ArtPlace Mississippi’s downtown building at 212 W. Washington St.

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The Greenwood Commonwealth has won 26 journalism awards, including 10 first-place honors, in the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.

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The Museum of the Mississippi Delta has decided not to accept the Confederate statue that is to be relocated from the Leflore County Courthouse because of the controversy surrounding the monument and the physical limitations of the  museum building for housing it.

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More than 500 entities in Leflore County received loans through the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to data released this week by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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JACKSON — Mississippi’s five largest hospitals had no intensive care unit beds available for patients by midweek because of a surge in coronavirus cases, officials reported Thursday. Four more hospitals had 5% or less of those beds available.

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The North Carrollton mayor and Board of Aldermen are recommending that all residents wear  face masks for protection against the coronavirus pandemic.

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With several modifications,  the massive Bikes, Blues and Bayous bike ride is still scheduled for Aug. 1 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hailey Elise Truman performs during a creative drama workshop at Meridian Little Theatre in Meridian on Wednesday. The 44 youngsters participating in the workshop wore masks and followed other social-distancing guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Following a series of shootings that claimed the lives of three men and injured several others last month, Greenwood residents and city leaders have discussed ways to curb the violence.

Another coronavirus infection within Greenwood’s Public Works Department has caused a delay in trash pickup.

An announcement from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency that international students will have their U.S. visas revoked if they do not take in-person classes this fall represents “a serious blow to both educational institutions and local economies,” says a top administrator at Mis…

CLINTON — A Mississippi judge has found a former president of Jackson State and Mississippi Valley State universities guilty of misdemeanor charges related to a prostitution sting.

Since reopening June 1, Greenwood-Leflore Public Library has stayed busy even with its new safety guidelines.

A boy from St. Louis who would have celebrated his second birthday in August drowned in a swimming pool over the weekend while visiting his great-grandmother in Greenwood.

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board approved the district’s salary scale for the 2020-2021 school year at its Tuesday meeting.

The Rev. Terry Williams, a co-chair of the Leflore County chapter of Mission Mississippi, delivers a sermon Saturday at a  prayer gathering held by the organization.

Pulling in a U-Haul filled with another delivery of fireworks, David Elmore, owner of the Black Cat tent off U.S. 82,  said business is booming.

Hugh Anslum Warren III, a former longtime Greenwood agriculture and community leader, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Golden Age nursing home.

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Two women are claiming a Greenwood man has been wrongfully charged with attempted murder and say they can attest to his whereabouts elsewhere at the time the alleged crime occurred.

After 10 years, the last of almost 65 vintage stoplights went up Wednesday morning at the corner of Carrollton Avenue and Avenue G in Greenwood.

JACKSON — Mississippi officials held a ceremony Wednesday to retire the former state flag and send it to a history museum, a day after Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a law removing official status from the last state banner in the U.S. that included the Confederate battle emblem.

JACKSON — Netflix on Tuesday announced a $10 million investment in a Mississippi-based credit union to build economic opportunities in Black communities in the Deep South.

A $20,000 grant was presented to the Greenwood-Leflore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation Tuesday to help fund a  survey of the surrounding areas in the Greenwood-Leflore Airport industrial park to make sure it is sustainable for further development.

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JACKSON —  The Mississippi flag is fading from public display in many places, even before the governor signs a bill that will retire the last state banner in the U.S. that includes the Confederate battle emblem.