A Greenwood man was shot and killed Friday afternoon in Leflore County’s first homicide of the year.
The Greenwood Police Department has charged two people, including a minor, with conspiracy to commit murder enhanced by street gang association, among other offenses.
For almost two years, family and friends of Demetrics Townsend have been wrestling with grief after Townsend was fatally shot at the Bishop Apartments complex March 11, 2018, at the age of 34.
An opening reception was held Thursday at the Museum of the Mississippi Delta for “Stones in my Pathway: Photographs of Mississippi Blues Culture,” an exhibition featuring work by Tennessee photographer Bill Steber. Here, Joan Nored, left, and Debra Hibbler mingle at the event.
The city of Greenwood has received the annual Scenic Communities award of Mississippi for its efforts to enhance and beautify its landscapes and other areas of nature.
JACKSON — Another Mississippi inmate died in a troubled state prison Wednesday, and state corrections officials said his death appeared to be a suicide by hanging.
Despite a significant decrease in its operating loss in December, Greenwood Leflore Hospital has completed the first quarter of its budget year with $2 million in red ink, 55% more than the same quarter in 2018.
JACKSON — Two inmates were beaten to death in a fight with other inmates in an understaffed Mississippi prison that has been shaken by other deadly violence in recent weeks, a coroner said.
Thanks to the work of a Mississippi Valley State University professor and one of her students, a historical marker commemorating civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer will be placed in front of the Sunflower County Courthouse, where Hamer took her stand to register African Americans to vote.
ATLANTA — Against the backdrop of a presidential election year, Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday found leaders still wrestling over how to best embody the slain civil rights leader.
Gerald “World Class” Glass, a retired professional basketball player, says the one man he never wants to disappoint is his father, Milton Glass, who has provided unwavering support.
Two advocates of train travel who visited Greenwood recently are saying its impact on the city’s downtown, while already significant, could increase if steps are taken to improve the Amtrak station’s appeal.
Graduation rates for the Greenwood, Leflore County and Carroll County school districts for the 2018-19 school year were up over the previous year, according to the Mississippi Department of Education.
Dr. Tamala Boyd Shaw, executive director of Leflore Legacy Academy, left, speaks with Nakita and Chris Lee at the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting. The event was held Thursday at the Leflore County Civic Center and featured a business expo, Taste of Greenwood foo…
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” This inquiry fueled King’s work to make justice and equality accessible for all.
Those who have written bad checks in the past have until the end of March to pay their debts before the Fourth Circuit district attorney brings down the hammer.
JACKSON — A Confederate monument will remain, for now, in a prominent spot on the University of Mississippi campus, nearly a year after student leaders requested that it be moved to a Civil War cemetery.
Josh Nation, left, and Daniel Sanders with Southern Electric Corp. of Mississippi work on running conductors to a new utility pole near Pizza Hut on West Park Avenue on Wednesday. Southern Electric, based in Flowood, has been working for Greenwood Utilities since September installing steel u…
WASHINGTON — In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the stage for only the third trial to remove a president in American history.
After a military transport plane broke apart in mid-air in July 2017 and crashed into soybean fields at the western edge of Leflore County, Brenda Grubb felt compelled to do what she could to comfort the families of the 16 servicemen who died about 4 miles from her home.
A woman’s club is asking Greenwood residents to pitch in their change to help further beautify the Yanky 72 Memorial.
Advocates behind the cleanup and restoration work for the Magnolia and Good Shepherd cemeteries, located along Avenue N in southeast Greenwood, are seeking a grant to help fund their efforts.
Bill Palmertree had only been out of his Minter City mobile home for seconds before high winds early Saturday morning knocked it off its moorings.