July 2013


Arrest in Mary Bell Apartments murder

Greenville Police have made an arrest in the recent murder at the Mary Bell Apartments. 27-year-old Leroy Haynes faces charges in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Shawanna She’Quise Woodruff Smith, who was asleep when she was struck by gunfire coming from outside. Police do not believe she was an intended…



Local budget talks underway

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has begun work on its 2013 – 2014 Fiscal Year budget. Members are balancing the needs of cash-strapped departments with pressure from taxpayers not to raise rates. They held their first session yesterday. The new fiscal year starts October 1st.




Baseball great George “Boomer” Scott dies at 69

Former Major League Baseball great and Greenville native George “Boomer” Scott has died. He played with the Red Sox, Brewers, Royals and Yankees in the 60’s and 70’s. He fended off racism and went on to become a three-time All Star in the American League in 1966, 1975 and 1977…



Metcalfe Mayor due in a Memphis Courtroom today

Metcalfe’s Mayor makes another court appearance today. Scott Garrett reports. Mayor Corey Holmes is due in a Memphis courtroom today. It’s his 3rd appearance in his teacher certification fraud case. Holmes, who’s 36, stands accused of paying a ringer to take his teacher tests for him to ensure that he…