February 2014

A new mayor is being sworn in in Hollandale today

Hollandale welcomes Freddie Love as Mayor today. He won a runoff election in January over former Mayor Willie Burnside, 341 votes to 293. The runoff became necessary after a special election on January 7th failed to produce the required majority. Love will finish out the second term of Mayor Bill…


Greenville Police seek shooting suspect

Greenville Police are searching for suspects after a shooting on Sicily Street. Police are looking for a man who approached a vehicle in the 600 block of Sicily Street and fired multiple shots at the two men inside. 30-year-old Tarris Washington is being treated at a Jackson hospital for gunshot…




Greenville’s job figures improve

Greenville’s jobs picture is showing some improvement. Figures from the state’s Department of Employment Security indicated Greenville’s unemployment rate declined to 12.3 percent for December, the best rate for that month since 2008. The local rate remains above the statewide average, which was 7.3 percent in December, and the national…


Greenville’s new Salvation Army store is a hit

The new Salvation Army store was a hit in its opening weekend. The new Salvation Army on Mississippi One South brought in more than 6-thousand dollars in its opening weekend. At 18-thousand square feet, the new store is nine times bigger than its old location on US 82. Officials say…