May 2014


Anthony Bourdain visits The Delta

Favorite foods of the Delta got some attention this weekend when TV Chef Anthony Bourdain featured local cooking customs on his show, “Parts Unknown.” He made a stop at the Senator’s Place in Cleveland and had discussions about the difference between southern food and soul food.


Cleveland landlord in trouble

Charges are pending against the former owner of Green Acre Apartments. Henry Mascagni was accused of accepting money for an apartment that he said was about to become available, after he no longer owned the complex. The apartments are reportedly in foreclosure and tenants have been paying rent to State…


Les-Lane renovations underway

The oldest multi-family apartment complex in Greenville is in the process of being renovated. When the project is finished, the Les-Lane Apartments at Central and Hinds Street will have eight units that have two bedrooms and one bathroom each. Up to 70-percent of the original, 76-year-old building will be retained….


High bond set for alleged custodian killer

High bond has been set for a suspect in the murder of a local school custodian. Bond was set at two point five million dollars for 32-year-old Kevin Boston, accused of stabbing a custodian to death at Susie Trigg Elementary School this week. Police are still investigating an alleged motive…



Former Sergeant hears his sentence

A former Greenville Sergeant has heard his sentence for bribery. Burney Alfred Peacock was given probation for his bribery conviction. He previously pleaded guilty to taking bribes from the Southern Whispers nightclub to advise the owner when liquor regulators would be in town. Peacock was arrested at Police Headquarters last…



Voter ID cooperation increases

The Secretary of State’s Office reports that voters have begun to cooperate with the Voter ID law set to take effect next month. After some initial resistance, more people have shown up at city and county offices to sign up for an ID. It applies to the less than 1…