Man arrested in stabbing incident

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and seriously injuring a man during an incident at Joe’s Bar on Mississippi Highway 446 in Boyle Friday night. Armando Torres was airlifted to Memphis for treatment. 29-year-old Efrain Ramirez is at the Bolivar County Jail awaiting further court action on aggravated assault…

Armed robbers strike Greenville businesses

Greenville Police are working to identify suspects in a flurry of robberies. Armed robbers have struck in a number of Greenville locations over the last several days. Police are investigating incidents at Min Sang Grocery on East Alexander, Colorado Express on US 82, Rick’s Express on West Alexander, Dollar General…

Local motel catches fire

The Comfort Inn on Highway 61 in Cleveland sustained some smoke and water damage after a fire in one of the rooms on Friday afternoon. The fire was traced to a heating and cooling combination unit.

Back to school time in Greenville

It’s back to school in Greenville and many other public school districts today following the holiday break. Greenville is preparing for benchmark assessments in language arts, math, science and history in advance of state tests in March.

Greenville hires new Water Department Director.

The city has announced that Jessie Whitley has been hired as head of the Water Department, a position that became open when Korey Adams resigned to take a position at a job corps center in Little Rock. Whitley previously worked at Trustmark Bank, Mississippi Blood Services and Delta Foundation. He’s…