Sentencing in strangulation case

Circuit Court Judge Ashley Hines sentenced Timothy Frazier, after he pleaded guilty to the murder of Jannie Franklin instead of going to trial. The 28-year-old victim was found strangled to death in her home on High Street on April 2, 2012. The couple’s two sons were home at the time….



Current and former mayors face off in Leland

The Municipal Democratic Primary is today in Leland. The election features incumbent mayor James Lowe versus former mayor Barbara Brooks. She previously lost to Lowe during the 2009 primaries and is now seeking to regain the seat. The winner will face independent candidates Kenny Thomas and Valena Williams during the…



Arrest in Leland teen murder

19-year-old Malik Wilson of Leland was arrested in Memphis, Tennessee after a witness provided police with information about his whereabouts. He is being charged in the death of 15-year-old Nedrick Stewart, who died on April 29th near the North Leland Estates apartments, after he was shot in the head, chest…



City nets more than 100 grand in back fines

An amnesty period inviting residents to clear up back fines or traffic tickets without further consequences has resulted in 104-thousand dollars for Greenville’s Municipal Court. The court cleared 334 warrants, down a little from the 377 warrants cleared last year, which netted 105-thousand dollars in back fines. There are currently…