Police investigate Shelby Street shooting

Greenville Police are investigating a shooting incident on Shelby Street. They launched a search for 33-year-old Romus Motton after he was accused of shooting and injuring 22-year-old Quintaris Robinson, who was hospitalized in Jackson in stable condition after he was found on Poplar Street on Thursday afternoon with a gunshot…



AG seeks school funding lawsuit dismissal

Attorney General Jim Hood has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against the state education department on a number of legal grounds. The lawsuit alleges that the legislature has not funded local school districts at the level that is required under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. It seeks both…



Greenville School Board gets a new member

The Greenville Public School District Board of Trustees has a new member. Leland native Shirley Cartlidge will fill the unexpired term left open by the recent resignation of the Reverend Jesse King. Cartlidge was previously an English teacher in the Greenville Public Schools.



Squatters get their water shut off

Water has been turned off at the mostly vacant SouthSide Garden Apartments in Greenville to encourage any remaining squatters to move out. The City Council has voted to order all squatters out within 30 days, although the water was turned off on Wednesday as an incentive to move out right…