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Greenville Christian quarterback DeAndre “D.J.” Smith, left, and defensive end William “J.D.” Stewart, both of Greenwood, celebrate after winning the MAIS Class 3A championship Friday at Jackson Academy. The Saints defeated the No. 1-ranked Carroll Academy Rebels, 52-20. Smith and Stewart bo…

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Four long-term care facilities in Leflore County had active COVID-19 outbreaks as of Thursday, according to data from the Mississippi State Department of Health.

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The trial for a former Franciscan accused of sexually molesting students in the 1990s at Greenwood’s St. Francis of Assisi School has been postponed until an undetermined date.

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Saving postage to the North Pole, William Bartlett instead delivers his letter directly to Santa Claus via the drive-through window of the Bank of Commerce off Howard Street during Thursday’s Holiday Open House. As a way to keep St. Nicholas and good little boys and girls safe, this year’s f…

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This holiday season and throughout next year, The Greenwood Salvation Army is seeking to continue helping those in need. To do so it’ll need support from the community.

Leflore County District 3 Supervisor Anjuan Brown, left, and Leflore County Ordinance Officer Perez Westbrook stand near the wreckage of a former dilapidated house off Sherman Avenue in the Buckeye community. Brown said it is part of an ongoing project to clean the neighborhood and ensure th…

The preliminary hearing for a 24-year-old man who authorities believe is responsible for six homicides in the Greenwood area has been pushed back two weeks.

COVID-19 case and quarantine numbers are up in the Carroll County School District, which reopened for in-person classes last week.

The addition of a new high school was the top choice in a recent survey by the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District about what to do with the money if voters were to approve a bond issue.

Surrounded by a winter wonderland of trees, lights and ornaments, Monograms & More owner Gwen Pickett says she is eagerly awaiting the Holiday Open House.

At around 5 a.m. Saturday, the Greenwood Fire Department responded to a Chevrolet Impala that was fully engulfed in flames at 619 Carrollton Ave. Firefighters worked for almost 50 minutes to extinguish the flames and clear the smoke from the nearby apartment complex.

Mississippi Valley State University has received a $100,000 grant from the Southern Company Charitable Foundation that will support MVSU’s technology and innovation across campus.

Ruth McKinney has worked in ministry for about 30 years, but when she was recommended to be pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church earlier this year, it was a daunting prospect.

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A search and rescue team has recovered the body of a Greenwood fisherman who had been missing for more than a week. 

After the sadness caused by the recent death of television personality Alex Trebek from pancreatic cancer, some have wondered about the disease’s frequency and deadliness.

From left, Greenwood Mayor Carolyn McAdams, Greenwood Utilities Chief Executive Officer Brian Finnegan and Main Street Greenwood Executive Director Brantley Snipes enjoy a stroll down Grand Boulevard to observe the newly installed Christmas lights. The decorations are part of the “Under the …

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A coronavirus vaccine could be available to health care workers and first responders in Mississippi as soon as next month, the state’s top health officials said Thursday.

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A mass shooting suspect already charged with five counts of murder in Greenwood has now been charged with a sixth in connection with the fatal shooting of his brother two years ago, according to authorities.

The family of a cyclist killed during the 2019 Bikes, Blues & Bayous ride has filed a lawsuit against the company of the driver with whom he collided as well as a handful of organizations involved in the annual event.

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John-Richard, a Greenwood company that began 40 years ago as a sideline enterprise with a handful of workers and has grown to become a global manufacturer with more than 700 employees, has been sold.

Preston Ratliff, Leflore County election commissioner, happily reported to the Leflore County Board of Supervisors Monday that last week’s election was a success.