Stiff prison sentence for accused domestic abuser

A Greenville man has had another 20 years tacked on to his prison sentence for domestic abuse. Trevor Hoskins was sentenced to 20 years in May for a violent assault on his girlfriend, who testified about having her throat cut and part of her ear bitten off. He has now…




Shaw fails to make payroll

The City of Shaw was not able to make payroll, after a loan from Regions Bank did not come in on time. The City did not have the 10-thousand dollars it needed to pay police officers and city hall workers for the pay period. They should, however, get the missing…



Leland race disputed

A candidate who ran unsuccessfully for the Leland School District Board of Trustees in Ward 4 in 2011 has claimed that redistricting means that the current holder of the seat lives in Ward 5, which already has a representative. Shannon Cannon communicated with the Attorney General’s Office and the Secretary…




High bond set in fatal shooting case

A judge has set high bond for two Greenville men arrested this week for allegedly shooting a man to death more than a year and a half ago. Bond was set at five million dollars each for 24-year-old Clifton Dean and 25-year-old Keon Mister, who stand accused of the murder…