Winter weather prompts safety warnings

Winter weather has local law enforcement calling for increased caution on the roads. The State Emergency Operations Center is reminding residents to be prepared for possible power outages and to keep a fully stocked emergency supply kit on hand. Residents were also asked to help check on neighbors who are…



Salvation Army re-opens cold weather shelter

Calling it a potentially life-saving measure, the Greenville Salvation Army has re-opened its cold weather shelter, and will keep it open until temperatures rise. Salvation Army officials say homeless people were at risk of freezing to death, so they will be given a place to sleep and some hot meals…



Mayor Cox says no to a re-election bid

Greenville Mayor John Cox has announced that he will not seek reelection. He made the surprise announcement in a letter released to the media Monday evening. In the letter, he called it a very difficult decision that has come after much deliberation. Cox has been mayor since October 2012 shortly…




Social media hoax causes concern at local school

Dozens of alarmed parents showed up at Greenville High School on Friday after an incorrect report of a school shooting circulated on Facebook. It reportedly started when someone posted an anonymous status update claiming that a shooting was going to serve as revenge for the recent murder of 17-year-old Jaylon…



Bowman repaving delayed

Inclement weather has delayed the long-awaiting repaving of Bowman Boulevard. The 910-thousand dollar project involves the reconstruction of a one-mile stretch of the road. Crews will get started on the first phase as soon as the weather permits.