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A coalition of Carroll County deputies and officers of the state Highway Patrol and state Bureau of Narcotics arrested a 55-year-old Coila man Monday for growing 30 marijuana plants.

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Greenwood city officials are continuing to pursue ways to collect the more than $2 million in back fines that are owed to the city.

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The vibrancy of a downtown is important to a community’s well-being, says Thomas Gregory, state coordinator for Mississippi Main Street Association.

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A tour group with members from across the United States stopped in Greenwood on Tuesday. The stop was part of the “On the Road to Freedom” civil rights tour, which is held by the New York City-based magazine The Nation. While in Greenwood, group members were led by Sylvester Hoover on one of…

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A 55-year-old Greenville attorney died from massive trauma caused by an all-terrain vehicle accident in Carroll County on Sunday.

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The Greenwood legislator who spearheaded the creation of the Mississippi Blues Commission is unhappy about how the commission selected its vendors.

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Acclaimed celebrity chef Jernard Wells will not only make an appearance on Mississippi Valley State University’s campus next week but also participate in a cook-off.

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The chairman of the Mississippi Blues Commission agrees with the state auditor that it may be time to dissolve the public entity and turn its mission of promoting the state’s blues musical heritage over to a private, nonprofit organization.

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Lts. Jason and Keisha McMullin, Greenwood’s new Salvation Army officers, have been in their post for about three months and are hoping they’ll be in the Delta for the long run.

Canvas & Clay was held Thursday evening at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Ward Stuckey. The event featured six stations of food, each paired with a different wine by a sommelier, and a silent auction featuring art, pottery and other handcrafted items. From left are sommelier Dana Guest, who is…

The Leflore County Board of Supervisors has formally adopted a $27.3 million budget for the year beginning Oct. 1 following a brief public hearing Thursday that drew no public comment.

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Students of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District will now need either a student ID or an adult supervisor to attend sporting or ceremonial events of the district.

Middle and high school students in Leflore County have had  a chance to develop their green thumbs by participating in a community garden project.

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Dr. Mary Brown, dealing with incidents in which one student brought a gun on campus and another to a football stadium, is emphasizing that both cases were dealt with quickly and resulted in no injuries.

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A Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District student was arrested after bringing a firearm to last Friday’s Greenwood High-Cleveland Central football game at Bulldog Stadium.

Franklin Riley sings during “For the Culture,” a black arts festival held Saturday night at Turnrow Books. About 40 people swung by to hear black artists perform music and recite poems.

The Leflore County Board of Supervisors has approved proceeding with the construction of a road to connect Viking Road to Mississippi 7.

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A Greenwood dance team got only 10 miles down the road Friday before its trip to Houston, Texas, was cut short when the small bus in which it was riding caught fire.

The Greenwood Police Department has arrested a man believed to be responsible for last month’s Baptist Town shooting that resulted in four men being hospitalized.

A total of six candidates have filed qualifying papers to run for two seats on the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board.

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The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board is poised to either sell or lease the long-unoccupied former site of a school in Money to a Leflore County business owner.

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta held its sixth annual Arts, Leadership and Philanthropy Gala on Thursday evening at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity. This event is the museum’s main fundraiser of the year. At the gala, the museum also honors people and institutions for their time and…

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department has charged an 18-year-old  man with a string of recent burglaries in Carrollton and North Carrollton.

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The Mississippi Department of Education is recommending that the Carroll County School District be put on probation for violating a dozen state regulations, including reporting inaccurate payroll information to the state and board interference in the district’s day-to-day operations.

Mississippi Valley State University can now boast that it is the only university in the nation with a FedEx Logistics office on campus.

Greenwood High School football coach Clinton Gatewood will be getting a $4,500 increase in pay under a new coaching supplement scale adopted by the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board.

JACKSON — A federal judge will appoint an expert to oversee changes to Mississippi’s mental health system, saying that attorneys for the federal government have proved the state is doing too little to serve people outside the confinement of mental hospitals.

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Officials with the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District are being pressured to take action against a resource officer following his altercation with a female student at a high school football game.

An eighth-grade male student has withdrawn from the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District after bringing a loaded handgun last week to one of its campuses.

The Baldwin Road bridge that was closed last week following a state-aid inspection will be repaired, but there’s no timeline yet for when the job will begin — much less end. 

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NASSAU, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary. At least five deaths were blamed …

The Browning Community’s 29th annual Labor Day festival drew a large gathering Monday, despite a muggy day with temperatures in the 90s. Enjoying the event comfortably under the shade of some trees are, front row, from left, Danietta Jones, Brooklynn Williams, Erica Williams (grandmother of …

Laura Stainback holds on tightly to the head of her cousin, Ava Scott, while getting a shoulder ride Monday at the Greenwood Country Club swimming pool. Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer, and several children headed to the pool with their parents or other relatives to get in pe…

Do not call Brittany Gray, Kenderick Cox and Marcellus Gray activists. The Greenwood natives prefer to be called who they are — members of the community. They also shy away from spotlighting their efforts to curb gun violence and gang culture in the city that they love.