Governor preparing for the State of the State

Economic development, education, tax cuts and tourism are expected to dominate when Governor Bryant delivers his State of the State address tonight (Wednesday). Key Democrats have already been critical, and say they expect the speech to be little more than empty promises of fixing education and employment. The State of…



Greenville teen accused in Kansas murder

An 18-year-old Greenville native has been charged in a murder in Lawrence, Kansas. US Marshalls, Lawrence Police and Greenville Police collaborated in the arrest of Rontarus Washington for the first-degree murder of Justina Altamirano Mosso, who was found dead in her apartment in Lawrence on November 9th shortly after her…




Boil Water Alert issued in Drew

A Boil Water Alert has been issued in Drew. It affects just under 800 customers who get their water from the supply located in Sunflower County. Customers have been advised to boil their tap water for at least one minute to kill any bacteria and allow it to cool before…


Facebook firing upheld

A fired Greenville Police Sergeant has lost her appeal. In 2012, Susan Graziosi was fired after she wrote comments on Facebook critical of Police Chief Freddie Cannon for not sending representatives from the Greenville Police Department to the funeral of a police officer who had been killed in the line…


State economy on a slow rebound

Mississippi’s economy is growing but at a slower rate than the region and the nation, according to an economist who spoke to legislators this week. Darrin Webb said despite the slow pace to recovery from the Great Recession, things are better than they have been in a long time. He…



Metcalfe housing effort underway

Metcalfe has begun tearing down homes deemed to be unsalvageable in order to make way for new housing. The houses will be replaced by three-bedroom brick houses that will be outfitted with new appliances. The project is underway with the help of a 462-thousand dollar grant from the state.