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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…

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Greenwood Mayor Carolyn McAdams commends Gov. Tate Reeves’ decision to order many Mississippians to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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A Greenwood man who was declared brain-dead after being beaten with a baseball bat over the weekend has now been pulled off life support.

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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.

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An Itta Bena man has been charged with capital murder and other offenses in the slayings of two Itta Bena residents last month.

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A collapsed sewage line at the corner of Weightman Street and Park Avenue has prompted the city of Greenwood to close off the intersection for the time being.

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It was Friday the 13th, two days after Mississippi reported its first coronavirus case, and Cynthia Phillips had a scratchy throat.

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Even amid the distractions associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, residents are being urged to complete the 2020 U.S. Census forms.

A Greenwood man who has been hospitalized after being beaten with a baseball bat over the weekend has been declared brain-dead, according to a family member.

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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…

• 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…

Delta Streets Academy is making progress toward renovating one of its buildings.

This weekend, Greenwood residents can participate in St. John’s United Methodist Church’s Chalk Your Walk event right from their driveways.

Ruby Ann Gladness had a hot and traumatic start to her Tuesday morning when her house on Henry Street caught on fire.

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…

The novel coronavirus outbreak has hit hard in schools, health-care facilities and churches, but what happens when your livelihood involves all three?

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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. 

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.

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.

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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.