Cleveland School Board to put tracking devices on buses

The Cleveland School Board plans to have electronic tracking devices placed on school buses, so the location of the buses can be known at all times. Currently, drivers have cell phones for use during emergencies only. The devices will be tested on five buses before they’re purchased for every bus.

City faces civil suit from robbed motorist

The motorist who was allegedly knocked to the ground and robbed by three Greenville police officers has filed a lawsuit claiming violation of his civil rights. The lawsuit from Jose Julio Ortiz asks for no less than 10 million dollars. Former officers Bryant Maurice Kennedy, Cedric Sorrell and Samuel McVey…

Space heater blamed in Hughes Street fire

A Greenville family is without a home following a fire sparked by a space heater. Fire officials say a passerby noticed the flames coming from the house in the 400 block on Hughes Street early Tuesday and alerted the family inside so they could get out in time. A mother…

Team Cleveand Launches campaign

Team Cleveland has a launched a Shop Small Y’All campaign to encourage people to shop locally this holiday season. The team says retail creates more than a thousand jobs in Cleveland, and 68 out of every 100 dollars spent in a local business stays local.

Reaction to Greenville’s Facebook firing case

A recent case involving a former Greenville police sergeant who was fired over her Facebook postings is drawing some national attention to the subject of social media and employment. A judge recently upheld the firing of Susan Graziosi over comments she wrote critical of the police chief’s decision not to…

Greenville Police looking for Dollar Store robbers

Greenville Police are looking for two suspects in the armed robbery of the Dollar General on Mississippi One on Saturday evening. A clerk reported that two men with green scarves over their faces and brandishing handguns robbed the store of an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured.