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Local jobless rate declines

September 26, 2014
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Washington County’s jobless rate has dropped, under the new figures from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The rate fell two full percentage points from 14.1 percent in July to 12.1 percent in August. The rate in Washington County...

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Attorneys for U.S. Senator Thad Cochran have asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to end Chris McDaniel’s legal challenge

September 26, 2014
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McDaniel claims voting irregularities cost him June’s runoff, and he wants a new runoff prior to the November election. A court order for a new election would be unprecedented...

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Two more charged in Cleveland Cold Case

September 26, 2014
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Two more individuals have been jailed in a year-old murder case in Cleveland. 22-year-old Jayvious Johnson and 20-year-old Jamario Hodges are being held in the murder of 27-year-old Colby...

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The Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department is getting ready for breast cancer awareness month in October

September 26, 2014
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They will hold their pink helmet campaign throughout the month. For a donation, a firefighter will wear a pink...

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Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn was in Cleveland earlier this week

September 25, 2014
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He met with residents at Cleveland City Hall for a Town Hall Meeting to gather input and ideas for...

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Greenville students raise their test scores

September 25, 2014
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Greenville students in the third to eighth grades have improved their test scores. Continuing a trend seen over the...

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A committee made up of elected officials from Greenville and Washington County is reviewing options for a new countywide emergency communications system

September 25, 2014
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The county is looking to replace outdated equipment with 700 to 800 new radios at a cost of about...

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A challenge to tort laws in Mississippi has been settled

September 24, 2014
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The case involved a cap imposed by the legislature on how much juries can award in non-economic damages, such...

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New State Department of Revenue figures indicates that casino revenue was down across Mississippi in August

September 24, 2014
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Casinos took in 175 million dollars from gamblers last month, which is down about 2 percent from 179 million...

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Deadly domestic violence in Cleveland

September 24, 2014
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A woman is under arrest in Cleveland, accused of shooting her boyfriend to death. Police say they received a...

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