May 2015

Life in prison for convicted murderer

Its life in prison for a Greenville man convicted on murder charges for the 2013 slaying of Christopher Walls. 44 year old Marvin Titus was sentenced this week following two days of testimony and jurors’ guilty verdict.



Some of B.B. King’s eleven surviving children will have private viewing prior to tomorrow’s scheduled public hours and Saturday’s service and memorial in Las Vegas

It was a compromise reached this week between attorneys for King’s daughter Karen Williams and the blues legend’s longtime business agent LaVerne Toney, who despite a challenge by Williams still has power of attorney. King died in his sleep last week at home after a series of strokes. He will…



Government witness casts doubt on proposed voluntary desegregation measures

Testimony from a college professor Wednesday suggests the advanced courses offered as a voluntary component of the Cleveland school district’s desegregation proposal will not attract enough white students to the historically black East Side High School. The federal government is asking U.S. District Judge Debra Brown to order the consolidation…


Giving kids a chance to make the right choices

The Greenville Public School District and local Mayor’s office are bringing in a couple of well-respected speakers to address school children next Thursday. Doctor Taylor says the speakers are great examples of personal redemption and will explain for the children how the ex-cons made mistakes but still managed to turn…