JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday that he is ordering people statewide to stay at home to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Pillow Academy kindergarten teachers held a car parade Wednesday, driving around Greenwood to deliver signs to their students’ homes expressing their love for the children, who have been out of school for almost three weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak. Here, some of the teachers and thei…
The schools in the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District could remain closed through April 30, and Superintendent Mary Brown said Wednesday that graduation will be held when it is safe to do so.
JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves planned to announce Wednesday that he is setting a statewide stay-at-home order to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, government employees with direct knowledge of the announcement told The Associated Press.
A chalk drawing decorates the entrance to the Greenwood Convention & Visitors Bureau. The design was a part of St. John’s United Methodist Church’s “Chalk Your Walk,” in which residents and businesses are invited to decorate their driveways and walkways with chalk to spread positivity in…
Greenwood Leflore Hospital has created a special unit to treat patients suffering from COVID-19.
JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is allowing many businesses to remain open amid the coronavirus pandemic, but he repeated Friday that some should voluntarily change the way they operate. The Republican added a new twist by implying a threat from trial lawyers who often support Democrats.
The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce is inviting its members to learn more about the just-passed federal stimulus package during an online conference Monday.
• The Greenwood Rotary Club selected Jeffrey Bready of Pillow Academy and D’Andre Howard of Amanda Elzy High School as Students of the Month for February. Bready is the son of Jonathan and Sherri Bready of Greenwood. He plans to attend Belhaven University and major in pre-medicine. Howard is…
JACKSON — Mississippi will begin investigations to find people who have been near those testing positive for the coronavirus and will tell those contacts to quarantine themselves, Gov. Tate Reeves and the state health officer announced Thursday.
Over the past three days, several patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Leflore County have been hospitalized at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
With crude oil prices plummeting and the threat of the coronavirus looming over the world’s head, gas prices are lower than they’ve been in years.
The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, a nonprofit, is seeking donations for its efforts to keep children fed while schools are closed because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday that he is issuing an executive order that further restricts people’s physical interactions to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but he is not mandating that people stay at home. It was not immediately clear whether any steps will be taken to…
Dentists throughout Mississippi have been told by the state to postpone non-emergency procedures because of the statewide COVID-19 outbreak.
The Greenwood City Council’s unanimous decision to prohibit most gatherings of more than 10 people in order to curtail the spread of COVID-19 has elicited a variety of reactions from residents.
Carl Winters uses a megaphone to instruct people how to receive their meals from the Greenwood Community Kitchen Monday. Since March 16, volunteers at the Community Kitchen have implemented social-distancing measures, such as serving meals to the needy outside rather than inside, to limit th…
A Leflore County Courthouse employee has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the Board of Supervisors to shut down the government building for the rest of the week.
In light of the coronavirus situation in Leflore County, Greenwood Leflore Recycling has suspended all recycling pickup until further notice.
Greenwood residents are now prohibited from participating in most gatherings of more than 10 people in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Leflore County.
An employee of the city of Greenwood has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Carolyn McAdams says.
Courthouse employees will be facing special restrictions and guidelines beginning Monday in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak in Leflore County.
In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Mississippi Valley State University has postponed its Class of 2020 graduation ceremony, which was scheduled to be held in May.
Though students are not attending school campuses physically, the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District has said that “school is still in session.”
Because of the coronavirus outbreak, all water payments in the town of North Carrollton must be left at the drop box at City Hall or mailed to P.O. Box 305, North Carrollton, MS 38947.
The count of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Leflore County doubled to eight Thursday, according to Greenwood Mayor Carolyn McAdams.
JACKSON — Mississippi’s governor said Thursday that public schools will be closed until at least April 17 to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, but he and state education leaders urged parents to make sure children continue to learn.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Greenwood man who in 2015 poured hot grease on his wife, severely injuring her.
With schools closing, businesses cutting hours and state officials recommending social distancing, getting food to your family can be difficult with the coronavirus looming over the world.
A movement has grown in the Greenwood area to encourage people to patronize local businesses as Leflore County deals with the effects of the coronavirus.