Johnny Love autopsy results released

An autopsy has revealed more information about the death of Johnny Love, the second homicide victim of the year in Greenville. The autopsy found that the 29-year-old car shop owner was shot four times. Love was killed January 22nd in the 400 block on Hunt Street. Police say a motive…


Unexpected rise in unemployment in Greenville

Greenville’s unemployment rate jumped to 13.4 percent in December, up from 11.9 percent in November. The increase was a surprise for many who assumed the factor of holiday hiring would help keep the number down. The statewide average increased to 9.1 percent in December, up from 7.5 the previous month.


Municipal Court Judge suspended

Greenville Mayor John Cox has suspended Municipal Court Judge Michael Prewitt amid an investigation. Resident Michael Street complained that Prewitt and former Greenville Police Sergeant Susan Graziosi interfered unnecessarily with a situation in which Street’s teenage relative was throwing a temper tantrum. They appeared to have interpreted the situation as…



Shooting suspect makes bail

A Beulah resident charged in a shooting incident near the Rosedale Courthouse has made bail. 35-year-old Cedric Harris was released on 15-thousand dollars bond. He faces assault charges for an incident in which 43-year-old Charles William Peacock of Rosedale was shot once in the arm as he sat in a…



Festival Scheduling Conflict Solved

Officials with the Jackson Rhythm and Blues Tamale Festival have agreed to reschedule their event for August. Previously, it was set for September 20th and 21st, the same dates as the Mississippi Blues and Heritage Festival in Greenville. The scheduling conflict touched off concern that the two festivals would be…