City appeals federal airport finding

The City of Greenville is appealing a Department of Transportation finding that the airport does not qualify for a subsidy. Airports must average at least ten passengers per day to qualify for a subsidy from a federal Essential Air Service program. The Department of Transportation recently found that the Mid-Delta…




ID stolen from Ruleville child who died decades ago

A fugitive caught in Iowa is believed to have been using the identity of a Ruleville child who died in 1948. 69-year-old Ronald Carnes allegedly escaped from a North Carolina prison some 40 years ago and had been hiding out since then. Police say he’d been using the identity of…


Highway 82 fatality under investigation

Police continue to investigate the death of an Alabama woman killed on Highway 82 in Leland late Saturday night. Ashley Singuler was found in the eastbound lane wearing light colored clothing. Her body has been sent to the state crime lab for testing.



Interns announce city service project

Interns with the city’s Go Greenville Summer Internship Program are planning a service project. They will host an art auction at E.E. Bass Center on July 31st, with all proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County. The interns are college juniors and seniors who are taking…


Details emerge in Renova fatality

Police are continuing to investigate the accident that killed a Michigan resident on Highway 61 near Renova on Sunday. Police say 60-year-old Donald West, who was visiting from Kalamazoo, had pulled over in his 2005 Lexus and gotten out of the car to change a baby’s diaper when he was…