Drew man charged with murder

A Drew man has been charged with February’s murder in the New Edition subdivision. 26-year-old Joseph Armstrong has made an initial court appearance in the murder of 33-year-old Christopher Burnett, who went by the nickname Zeke. Authorities say they are still investigating whether other people were involved. Burnett’s house was…


Greenville education continues during spring break

Greenville high school students on spring break are being invited to non-mandatory workshops. Fifteen teachers are offering additional instruction for high school students in core subjects. They’re also offering test-taking strategies for upcoming state tests. The spring break classes were held Monday and Tuesday and wrap up today. Extra, non-mandatory…






The street is located off of Leland Road behind Bing’s Grocery Store. It was named in honor of the first African-American elected to the Greenville City Council. The designation was supposed to have been several years ago, but did not get accomplished until Monday afternoon’s presentation. It came three days…


Moms arrested for not sending kids to school

Two Washington County mothers were arrested during a renewed effort to enforce school attendance laws. Local school districts say they are serious about ensuring that kids are in school, unless they are in approved homeschooling or exempt due to disabilities. Yolanda Shontelle Bennett of Leland and Teresa Lynn Cooper of…


Shots fired at off-duty deputy

One person was arrested in Rosedale following an incident on Sunday involving a off-duty deputy. The deputy reported that he was rear-ended by a car that then took off. He reportedly followed the vehicle, and two shots were fired back towards him. Lloyd Jabroski was arrested a short time later…