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Runoff set in Hollandale Mayoral race

The race for Mayor is shaping up in Hollandale. A runoff will be held January 21st for the two top vote-getters from Tuesday’s election. The runoff will feature former Hollandale Alderman Freddie Love and former Mayor Willie Burnside. They are both seeking the office that became open when Mayor Bill…




Teens arrested in personal armed robbery case

Greenville Police have arrested four more young men for the armed robbery of a man who was approached on Lourdes Street and told to hand over his wallet. The four suspects, who are 15 to 19 years, turned themselves in. Two other suspects who are 14 and 18 years old…


A boil water alert has been issued in Shaw

Customers who receive their drinking water from the Town of Shaw water supply in Bolivar County are being advised to boil their water for at least one minute and allow it to cool before consuming it. The boiling helps to eliminate the risk of bacteria. The alert was issued after…


Greenville man faces charges for drugs

A Greenville man faces charges after a raid on New Year’s Eve on Martin Drive in a residence and an vacant house next door that was allegedly being used in a drug operation. 35-year-old Timothy Hogan currently faces weapons charges and may face drug charges pending further investigation. He is…


Power bills will rise in 2014

The Public Service Commission has voted 2 to 1 to allow Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power to raise rates. The average Entergy bill will go up by about five dollars per month.


Former Superintendent reports to prison

Harvey Franklin is now in a minimum security federal prison in Montgomery, Alabama. The 57-year-old former Greenville school superintendent reported to the facility Monday to begin serving more than six years for his bribery convictions. He was sentenced to 76 months, after pleaded guilty to charges that he influenced the…