Greenville man charged in fire at vacant building

A Greenville man who is believed to be homeless is under arrest for building a fire in a vacant building at the corner of Broadway and Alexander streets in what appeared to be an attempt to keep warm. Officials said 47-year-old Walter Pittman has been found at that address previously…


The Delta wraps up the year on a chilly note

Chilly temperatures are wrapping up the last few days of 2012 across the Delta. Temperatures will hover in the 40’s for next few days due to several low pressure systems moving through the area. Greenville’s low hit 26 degrees on Thursday. Washington County’s road department is prepared to treat icy…




Teens arrested in Hollandale burglary

Two teenagers are under arrest for a burglary in November on Mississippi 1 South in Hollandale. 18-year-old Kavian Wilkins and 16-year-old Desmon Deon Love are being held in Holmes County. Love is being charged as an adult. Two other suspects were arrested previously. They are accused of entering a home…



Indictment in reading program case

A Georgia businesswoman has been indicted for allegedly paying bribes to Harvey Franklin, a former Superintendent of the Greenville schools. 66-year-old Edna Goble stands accused providing things of value in exchange for a contract for a reading program, that critics later said was overpriced and ill-suited to Greenville’s needs. Goble…