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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.

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Greenwood’s Municipal Court  tried 115 cases concerning  COVID-19 violations from May 6 through June 17, ultimately generating more than $31,000 in fines and court costs.

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A Greenwood Leflore Hospital nurse is urging people to take precautions over the Fourth of July weekend in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JACKSON — With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem — a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.

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.

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Emotions are running high as Mississippi legislators consider the future of the last state flag in the nation that includes the Confederate battle emblem.

Those trying to restore and preserve the grounds and grave markers at the Good Shepherd and Magnolia cemeteries and catalog the people buried there are continuing to make progress.

JACKSON — Legislation in the Mississippi House proposes using $50 million of the state’s federal coronavirus relief funding to improve broadband access for students in underserved areas during the pandemic.

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Of the nine homicide cases so far this year in Leflore County, involving a total of 10 deaths, there are six cases in which no suspects have been charged.

From left, volunteers Pearline Ramsey, Jacquelyn Haley, Annie Smith, Michael Jackson and Florence Ramsey help to deliver boxes of fresh produce to drivers Thursday in front of the Greenwood Community Center. The Ramseys, Smith and Haley are members of the Zeta Amicae Auxiliary of Itta Bena T…

JACKSON — University coaches and Christian ministers filled the Mississippi Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators to seize the moment and remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag while Americans are reckoning with difficult discussions about race and history.

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A Kosciusko man was found dead early Wednesday in the Browning community after being shot, marking Leflore County’s 10th homicide of the year.

A Greenwood activist who has worked with youth over the years is providing summer activities for children while also teaching them valuable life lessons.

JACKSON — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday, for the first time, that he probably would not stand in the way if legislators muster a large enough majority to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

Two advocates worked together to create a “Black Lives Matter” mural in Greenwood in response to social unrest throughout the nation.

Leflore County’s jobless rate improved considerably in May, as hundreds of workers who had been sidelined the month before by COVID-19 shutdowns returned to work.

Brandi Rosa says the best part of her job as a child care provider is getting the opportunity “to watch these babies grow up.”

JACKSON — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he’s against having two state flags — the current banner with the Confederate battle emblem that critics see as racist, and a yet-to-be-determined design that would erase Confederate images.

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The two young Greenwood men  who recently died from gun violence were each in the Army National Guard, according to their families.

Two automotive body repair shop owners in Stoneville now know a lot more about the deceased World War II pilot for whom they were named.

The Greenwood Police Department has charged a 28-year-old Greenwood man with aggravated assault in connection with Thursday morning’s shooting incident   in the area of Mississippi Avenue and Alabama Street.

Pillow Academy seniors Seth Hollis, left and James Pierce Cole IV celebrate their graduation ceremony Friday at the Leflore County Civic Center.

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has lifted its 4-month-old water contact advisory for a portion of the Tallahatchie River and the Yazoo River.

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Two more shootings in Leflore County — one in Greenwood and another outside the city limits — occurred between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in a continuing wave of gun violence.

A Marine Corps veteran from Greenwood has been walking through downtown while carrying a large American flag.

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Two more shootings — one in Leflore County and one within Greenwood’s city limits — occurred between Wednesday night and early Thursday, increasing the number of shootings that have occurred since June 10 to at least six.