Today is the deadline to register for a business ownership panel discussion

The Debt Education for Business Transformation and Sustainability Program holds a panel discussion next Tuesday for current and potential business owners. Topics include accounting, financing, bookkeeping, grant writing and human resources. It’ll be held from 8:30 to 11:30am at the Greenville Higher Education Center on Highway One and includes a…


Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department arrests rape suspect

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man accused of rape. The victim reported that she asked 35-year-old James Jackson for a ride, and he instead drove her to the driveway of an abandoned house on Mississippi Highway 1 south of Rosedale and assaulted her. The incident occurred on Saturday….


Winstonville Post Office Robbed

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery at the Winstonville Post Office. A clerk reported that a man wearing a hood and bandana over his face entered the post office wielding a knife Wednesday afternoon and made her lie on the floor while he…