Convicted Greenville officer faces sentencing today

The last of three Greenville Police Officers charged in a civil rights case faces sentencing today. Cedric Sorrell previously pleaded guilty to withholding information in a deal in which prosecutors agreed not to pursue other charges. The three officers were accused of knocking a motorist to the ground and taking…


K-9 officer makes the bust

The Greenville Police Department’s new K-9 officer has intercepted 34 pounds of marijuana in transit to Greenville. Frezno sniffed out the parcel at a shipping facility that was not disclosed. The package contained marijuana with a street value of about 30-thousand dollars. No one has been arrested for shipping the…


Cleveland establishes a fire district for downtown

The Cleveland Board of Aldermen has designated the downtown area as a fire district, in an area where many old buildings are susceptible to fire due to their wooden frames and combustible materials. Now that the area is in a fire district, new construction will have to have exteriors made…