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The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce graduated Leadership Greenwood’s Class of 2019 Thursday evening. Once a month during the year, class members spent a day learning about the community and its assets. Gradudating are, front row from left, Whitney Barry, the city of Greenwood; S…

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JACKSON — The University of Southern Mississippi is awarding an honorary degree to civil rights activist Ellie Dahmer, who worked alongside her husband to register African American voters during some of the most violent years of segregation.

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WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee pushed deliberately toward a historic vote Thursday to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, split sharply along party lines. The daylong session was expected to end with charges being sent to the full House for action next…

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When we hit the Greenwood city limits, I got on the radio, and I said, ‘Welcome home,’” says Roger Barrett.

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The sister of an inmate who died last week at a correctional facility in Greenwood doubts that her brother  committed suicide, as authorities have ruled.

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Stephanie Billingsley, who has a heavily populated horse rescue operation at Muleshoe Ranch in Coila, is hoping to visit with horse lovers of all kinds and ages at a special event Saturday.

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Wow, $20,000! That’s what a lucky Greenwood woman has won from a scratch-off ticket in the Mississippi Lottery.

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A woman in a car received facial burns from a powder released by a strange man who came up to her in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday morning.

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Greenwood first responders are requesting that residents have visible, affixed addresses on the fronts of their homes to make it easier to locate a home in the case of an emergency.

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ArtPlace Mississippi will host two events later this week and also has received a mini-grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

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Even as more than 2,000 U.S. newspapers have closed in the past 15 years, the top editor of Mississippi’s largest all-online news organization says its mission is not to supplant newspapers but to help them survive.

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A Greenwood High School student has been taken to the Leflore County Juvenile Detention Center after being caught with a gun on campus Friday morning.

Members of First Presbyterian Church perform during the church’s 39th annual Singing Christmas Tree across from the church’s sanctuary Monday night. The group of 100 singers was directed by Randy Clark.

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Dynamite Kirk, the Grenada auto dealer associated with Kirk Auto Co., and Greenwood real estate developer Jimmy Henderson bought the former site of Hardware Distribution Warehouses during a foreclosure sale Monday.

JACKSON — A judge has set a new site for next week’s bail hearing for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for murder in the 1996 shooting deaths of four people in a Winona furniture store.

Whit Gragson, second from right, works on an art project with the assistance of Georgia Caroline Self at ArtPlace Mississippi during Saturday’s HoHoHo on Howard event in downtown Greenwood. In addition to ArtPlace, several stores on Howard Street set up crafts for children to do while their …

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The Leflore County Board of Supervisors is in the process of deciding whether it will hire a county administrator and perhaps a county controller, or someone to fill both of those positions.

Certainly the crowds for what is now known as the Roy Martin Delta Band Festival and Christmas Parade wouldn’t have guessed how photographed the parade would become in the 84 years since it was started.

Mississippi Valley State University was recently recognized as the top recycler among the state’s universities by the Mississippi Recycling Coalition, a nonprofit that promotes recycling and composting efforts across the state.

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James A. McClung Jr., a Greenwood man convicted in 2017 of three counts of aggravated assault and sentenced to 60 years in prison in connection with the killing of D’Alandis Love two years before, will be returned to Leflore County Circuit Court for a new trial.

An unidentified driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with a Carroll County license plate surveys the flipped, damaged truck resting on the westbound lane of U.S. 82, near the entrance of Greenwood Bible Fellowship Church. Another vehicle, a Chevy Malibu with a damaged front bumper, w…

JACKSON (AP) — Jackson State University’s campus was placed on lockdown Wednesday after someone was shot and wounded there, prompting an active shooter alert.

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The angry, grieving mother of a Greenwood homicide victim and the leader of a human rights organization are asking that a Greenwood police officer blamed for the 2017 mistrial of the alleged killer of the mother’s daughter be fired after learning the officer was recently reinstated to lieutenant.

The Greenwood Kiwanis Club will hold its annual pancake breakfast Saturday at Bankston Elementary School. Here, Kiwanis Club members David O’Bryan, far left, and Kyle Thornhill, far right, sell pancake breakfast tickets to, from left, Joan Bridwell, Janet Doty and Charlot Ray. The event will…

JACKSON — A bail hearing has been set for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for murder.

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One man has been charged with murder and two others with accessory after the fact of murder in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of Cordetrique Xzavion Hill.

Leflore County officials are scrambling to file a claim of $145,000 in back taxes owed by Hardware Distribution Warehouses before a foreclosure auction is held on Monday.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the public’s help for information leading to the apprehension of a masked man, as well as possible accomplices, who robbed the Dollar General store in Black Hawk on Sunday evening.

On Tuesday, Mississippi Valley State University’s choir will once again grace concertgoers with a dose of Christmas music.

SCHLATER — Minerva Clemon pays taxes and contributes to her Delta town. Yet this 70-year-old civil rights veteran has been scrambling for months to find money for clean drinking water, an issue her town’s mayor said he was not aware of until a Mississippi Today reporter contacted him.

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Authorities have in custody the persons who they think may be responsible for Wednesday’s apparently unrelated fatal shootings of two Greenwood men.

The Venue Restaurant on Johnson Street invited folks to drop by and pick up the staff’s gift for Thanksgiving, a free meal of roasted chicken with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, a roll and pound cake. Owner Jamoni Jennings, rear, said 150 or more meals were prepared to give out Wednesd…

The Mississippi Supreme Court has appointed a Hinds County judge to preside over Leflore County Supervisor Wayne Self’s challenge of his election defeat.

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A Greenwood man, Donald Spells, died Wednesday after gunfire erupted shortly before 8 a.m. in the area of McLaurin and Roosevelt streets.

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A Greenwood man, who according to a family member was known for his strong opposition to domestic violence, was fatally shot Monday night after intervening in a dispute between a female cousin and her boyfriend.

Lee Horn, right, adds turkey to plates held by Eddie Jean Smith on Tuesday at the Leflore County Civic Center. Horn and Smith, both members of Sycamore Street Church of Christ, were two of about 85 volunteers who were cooking, serving and assembling plates at Montrell Greene Ministries’ sixt…

Jackie Cooper-Lewis has claimed the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board’s District 5 seat following Tuesday’s runoff election.