Fannie Lou Hamer Foundation gets grant

The Bolivar County Board of Supervisors has granted 5-thousand dollars to the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation in Ruleville. The funds will be used for outreach services. Supervisors said the foundation has made a significant difference in the local fight against cancer.


Greenville Public Schools launches coat drive

The Greenville Public School District has launched a coat drive to collect gently used outerwear for people in need as colder weather approaches. Coats and jackets in good condition can be dropped off at the public schools, the central office on Main Street or the Manning Complex on Martin Luther…



Memorial service planned for Hollandale Mayor

A memorial service has been scheduled for tomorrow for family, friends and Hollandale residents grieving over the sudden loss of Mayor Bill Willis. The mayor, who was elected in 2009, died on November 16th from cancer, 16 days after he went on medical leave. City Clerk Helen Johnson tells Delta…




Hollandale’s Mayor dies at 65

Melvin Willis, Mayor of Hollandale, has lost his battle with cancer. Willis died on Saturday at Anderson Regional Medical Center of complications from his disease. He was known around town as Bill and was first elected as Mayor in 2009. Funeral arrangements are being made for Saturday in York. Mayor…