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The Greenwood-Leflore Public Library is now halfway there, financially speaking, in its efforts to get a new roof.

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Participants in the second annual Greenwood Gravel Grind bike ride enjoyed the varied terrain of the courses while also powering through the muddy conditions created by rainfall days prior to Saturday’s event.

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Friends and family are remembering Dr. Dorothey Anne “Dottie” Pernell-Saunders, a longtime chiropractor, for her warm, affectionate nature and her deep devotion to faith.

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Participants of the second annual Greenwood Gravel Grind bike ride enjoyed the varied terrain of the courses while also powering through the muddy conditions created by rainfall days prior to Saturday’s event. 

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A new grassroots campaign to curb gun violence in the Greenwood area is proposing that a virtual neighborhood watch might reduce shooting incidents and help bring about the arrests of assailants.

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More than 1,000 boxes of food were handed out to all who dropped by a Carrollton Avenue church Friday.

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Zane Hodge, 64, stands among dozens of weights and exercise equipment in what he calls “the best backyard gym in the world.”

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WASHINGTON — The White House has indicated to congressional Republicans that President Donald Trump will nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday. Trump, aiming to keep up some suspense, told reporters Friday evening that he had made a decision but did not reveal his pick.

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An 18-year-old Leflore County man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another Leflore County man, whose body was discovered Wednesday morning.

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Greenwood resident Rodney Woods continues to walk strong despite hardships from Type 2 diabetes.

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An 18-year-old Leflore County man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another Leflore County man, whose body was discovered Wednesday morning. 

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A Leflore County man was found dead from gunshot wounds Wednesday morning in the backyard of a residence in Brazil Homes.

After an initial hiccup due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Greenwood’s tourism industry  seems to be rebounding.

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday praised the Trump administration’s efforts to make a coronavirus vaccine available to the public in the next few months and asked residents not to allow political divisions to stop them from getting vaccinated when the time comes.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday that two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themse…

The Greenwood Police Department has yet to press charges against anyone in connection with a double homicide that occurred last week.

The Greenwood Police Department has charged an 80-year-old man with five counts of attempted aggravated assault in connection with a Sunday “road rage” incident.

Leflore County’s jobless rate fell to 11.1% last month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

On a surprisingly cool Saturday morning in the Mississippi Delta, around 200 racers were ready to take off in the 40th annual 300 Oaks Road Race.

A 62-year-old Carroll County man has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with shots fired Friday morning.

Carroll County deputies and Mississippi gaming agents are investigating illegal gambling machines recently found in Black Hawk.

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On a surprisingly cool Saturday morning in the Mississippi Delta, around 200 racers were ready to take off in the 40th annual 300 Oaks Road Race.

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Family and friends of Leflore County’s two latest homicide victims are grieving over their losses while also grappling with the problem of gun violence, which continues to affect many people’s lives throughout the Greenwood area.

Ungelique McKinnon, left, and Bozo Scott set up a tent at the start/finish line for Saturday’s 300 Oaks Road Race.

Kaitlyn Chamblee, left, was crowned Carroll Academy’s homecoming queen Friday night. Also pictured is her father, Keith Chamblee.

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After seven weeks of operation and more than 1,500 plates of barbecue given out, Operation Peace Treaty has finished collecting surveys assessing Greenwood-area residents’ thoughts on gun violence and other community issues.

In the Leflore County Courthouse, Circuit Clerk Elmus Stockstill stacks a pile of papers titled “2020 General Election,” announcing that the sample ballots for the Nov. 3 election are available.

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Two Greenwood men were fatally shot Thursday night downtown, increasing Leflore County’s homicide count for 2020 to 16.

The Itta Bena resident whose car vaulted into the air when it hit a manhole cover on U.S. 82 last year is now suing the city of Greenwood.

Every household and business in Leflore and Carroll counties is getting a bonus Friday.

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A 21-year-old Greenwood man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday in connection with the shootings of two people at Brazil Homes earlier this month.

WASHINGTON — Congress should give the nation’s highest civilian honor posthumously to Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, a Republican and a Democratic senator said Wednesday.

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Greenwood Leflore Hospital was able to erase a million-dollar operating loss in August, thanks again to a reserve of coronavirus relief funds.

It’s called “dirty dope,” and it’s killing young people in Mississippi, Jeff Dunn warns.

The Leflore County Humane Society’s shelter is up to its paws with animals, and it needs more volunteers and supplies.

The Greenwood Police Department is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in connection with a hit-and-run incident that occurred earlier this year near The Crystal Grill.