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After a two-decade career in music, Greenwood-based singer-songwriter Narvell Echols is continuing to receive accolades for his work.

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An inmate who escaped from the Carroll-Montgomery County Regional Correctional Facility over the weekend has been found and taken back to the facility.

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A charge of DUI has been dismissed against the president of the Leflore County Board of Supervisors without the arresting officer testifying.

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JACKSON — New appointments to get coronavirus vaccinations in Mississippi will likely be available again the week of Jan. 25, in more locations than before, state Department of Health officials said Friday.

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Eight candidates, five of whom are incumbents, had qualified by Friday to run for Greenwood’s upcoming municipal election. 

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Leflore Illustrated’s winter issue delivers what many of the magazine’s readers look forward to every year — the annual Wedding Registry.

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The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board has voted to allow the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Leflore County Health Department to use Greenwood High School’s parking lot as a future alternate location for COVID-19 vaccinations.

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The annual march in Greenwood to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been postponed almost three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following cases were disposed of in the Jan. 6, 2021, session of the Greenwood Municipal Court:

Mississippi Valley State University’s project to document the civil rights movement in Itta Bena has steadily progressed.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment could go to trial as soon as Inauguration Day, with U.S. senators serving not only as jurors but as shaken personal witnesses and victims of the deadly siege of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

Filming for the television series “Women of the Movement” started this week in Leflore County. On Wednesday night, the cast and crew were shooting at Sanders Grocery Store in Minter City. Johnny Sanders, owner of the store, said he was excited that they chose it as a filming location, callin…

Due to an ongoing dispute between Suddenlink and Cox Media Group, Suddenlink customers in the Greenville-Greenwood market no longer have access to four channels that provide local and national news, among other programs. 

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The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board has extended the district’s COVID-19 sick leave policy until the end of March.

JACKSON — Mississippi residents who are 65 and older and those with preexisting conditions will now be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday.

Months after receiving grant money through the Mississippi state Legislature, Delta Electric’s project to bring broadband internet to its customers in Carroll County has been progressing well, says David O’Bryan, the cooperative’s general manager.

When Macy Lamb went to bed Sunday night, she was hoping that the snow that had started to fall would stick so that she wouldn’t have to go to school the next day.

The special intensive care unit for treating COVID-19 patients at Greenwood Leflore Hospital was full on Monday, an occurrence that has rarely occurred during the 10-month pandemic.

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Before Ayeshan Nichols moved back to her hometown of Greenwood early last year, she did not expect that she would lose her eldest child, Bernard Nichols, to gun violence — let alone that she would end up taking care of her son’s 6-year-old child, her grandson.

After going more than a month without a death from COVID-19 at a long-term care facility in Leflore County, two have been reported this past week.

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A fire that burned down an abandoned apartment complex in Greenwood early Friday morning caused no injuries or fatalities, but police are investigating whether it might be connected to an incident of gunfire from earlier in the week.

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WASHINGTON — The violent siege of the Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters forced painful new questions across government Thursday — about his fitness to remain in office for two more weeks, the ability of the police to secure the complex and the future of the Republican Party in a…

Representatives of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in Leflore County showed up to the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce building Thursday to pick up Google Chromebooks that their residents will be able to use to play games as well as to stay in touch with family …

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The production team of “Women of the Movement,” a television series that will begin filming Monday, still needs male background extras who live in Greenwood and the surrounding areas.

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Amid the mob of protesters challenging Congress’ count of Electoral College votes to certify Joe Biden Wednesday as the winner of the 2020 presidential election was an officer in the Republican Party’s Leflore County organization.

JACKSON — Mississippi is updating its laws to include a new state flag with a magnolia and the phrase “In God We Trust,” six months after legislators ditched the last state flag in the U.S. that had the Confederate battle emblem.

The decision to transfer some of the new Greenwood police chief’s duties to an executive administrator was made to allow the chief to focus on public safety, according to Mayor Carolyn McAdams.

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After nearly two decades with the Greenwood Police Department, Terrence Craft has been chosen as its new chief.

A sign of the pandemic-fueled times is the new norm of greetings by fist bumping instead of shaking hands as seen by Republican Reps. John O. Read of Gautier and Gene Newman of Pearl during the first day of the 2021 Mississippi Legislature session Tuesday at the Capitol in Jackson. The House…

Random New Year’s Eve gunfire has unfortunately become a tradition that Greenwood police have had to handle, says Jody Bradley, the department’s executive administrator.