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The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School heard ideas from three architectural design firms Wednesday about how to use funds from a possible school bond issue.

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As negotiations between Suddenlink and Cox Media Group continue, Suddenlink customers in the Greenville-Greenwood market and a few other locations still don’t have access to various television channels that are owned by Cox.

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As littering on roads throughout the county continues, the members of the Leflore County Board of Supervisors agreed to reach out to representatives from the city of Greenwood to plan the best course of action.

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JACKSON — Mississippi is “unconquerable” after a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters including tornadoes that cut wide paths of destruction last Easter, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said in his State of the State speech Tuesday.

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Mississippi Valley State University’s Mass Transit has received an almost $40,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

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Leflore County’s unemployment rate rose in December to 9.4%, although the uptick may have been the result as much from seasonal patterns as COVID-19.

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JACKSON — Mississippi is expecting to receive around 37,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine this week from the federal government, the same allocation the state has received for the last several weeks, state Department of Health spokesperson Liz Sharlot said Tuesday.

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As COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues at the Leflore County Health Department on Browning Road, new locations may be opening due to overflow.

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A fire Sunday morning on Elm Street destroyed an unoccupied house and rendered the house next door uninhabitable.

Greenwood Police Chief Terrence Craft’s ideas for his adminstration can be summed up by one idea — building a better rapport between law enforcement officers and the community they serve. 

A Greenwood property owner says he’s excited that the television crew for “Women of the Movement” will use his building in downtown Greenwood for filming.

JACKSON — Because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Mississippi third graders and high school students will still take state-mandated exams this semester but will not be penalized for poor performance.

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Itta Bena Mayor J.D. Brasel will not seek another term, and two candidates have announced plans to run for the post.

The Leflore County District 3 road management team picks up trash on County Road 507 in Itta Bena Wednesday. Representatives of the Leflore County Solid Waste Department and the Leflore County Sheriff’s Department were also on hand. District 3 Supervisor Anjuan Brown said he hopes to enlist …

A Vaiden man died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 51 just south of the Montgomery County-Carroll County line.

Residents of a planned apartment complex in downtown Greenwood designed for working-class people can expect quality housing in a comfortable environment, according to the developer.

After a two-decade career in music, Greenwood-based singer-songwriter Narvell Echols is continuing to receive accolades for his work.

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An inmate who escaped from the Carroll-Montgomery County Regional Correctional Facility over the weekend has been found and taken back to the facility.

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Itta Bena residents no longer need to fear an electrical shutoff, but they may have to wait until summer before the transfer to a new electrical service is finished.

Eight candidates, five of whom are incumbents, had qualified by Friday to run for Greenwood’s upcoming municipal election. 

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board has voted to allow the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Leflore County Health Department to use Greenwood High School’s parking lot as a future alternate location for COVID-19 vaccinations.

The annual march in Greenwood to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been postponed almost three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mississippi Valley State University’s project to document the civil rights movement in Itta Bena has steadily progressed.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment could go to trial as soon as Inauguration Day, with U.S. senators serving not only as jurors but as shaken personal witnesses and victims of the deadly siege of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

Filming for the television series “Women of the Movement” started this week in Leflore County. On Wednesday night, the cast and crew were shooting at Sanders Grocery Store in Minter City. Johnny Sanders, owner of the store, said he was excited that they chose it as a filming location, callin…

Due to an ongoing dispute between Suddenlink and Cox Media Group, Suddenlink customers in the Greenville-Greenwood market no longer have access to four channels that provide local and national news, among other programs.