A parking lot near a local carnival was the scene of a shooting Friday night. The Greenville Police Department dispatched officers to the 1600 block of Highway 1 just before 7 p.m. According to Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant, one person was injured in the shooting. The victim, ident…
The FBI Jackson Safe Streets Task Force and Cleveland Police Department arrested 13 individuals Wednesday on various federal drug distribution and weapons charges in the Mississippi Delta and Jackson areas.
The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 27 year-old Mound Bayou resident Dontrez Jordan for his part in the deadly shooting at a Benoit night club last weekend (2/6/21). The shooting left three Bolivar County men dead and one injured.
The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce is adding a new member. A Cleveland ice cream parlor is set to bring diversity to the city. The Chamber holding a ribbon cutting to celebrate. The Delta News' Andranita Williams brings the report.
Main Stream on Main Street will soon open in Grenada. The new bar and lounge is expected to entertain audiences young and old. It will feature live music, poetry, and puppetry. The building will also serve as a recording studio and the location of a podcast show. In the meantime, the owner w…
Throughout the pandemic, The Mississippi Crisis Foundation has been partnering with several organizations to host food distributions in the delta. This weekend, the foundation paired up with local leaders such as: Pam Chatman, mayor Errick Simmons, fire chief chief Ruben Brown, and superviso…
East Tallahatchie School District is preparing for Black History Month by implementing virtual projects that spotlight black pioneers. For the entire month of February, students will learn about black people who've paved the way nationally and locally.
Mississippi Delta Community College is adding a new choral director to the music department. Harvey Jackson is new to MDCC but is true delta native.
Completing school work may become easier for Greenville Public School District students. Internet Hot spots have been installed on buses that are located in central locations close to community churches. These hot spots will be used to make virtual learning more efficient. The Delta News' An…
With the holidays just around the corner, people may still be doing their last minute shopping. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation issued holiday shopping safety tips for women.
The Greenville Arts Council is hosting an art gallery with local artist Rick Anderson. GAC Executive Director Eleanor Wright talks about the upcoming event.
A way to help and honor veterans is coming to Greenville. The Gulf Coast Veterans are hosting a 2020 Veterans Stand Down. Organization representatives Kenny Magee and Quann Redmond discuss what the event will entail.
The Water Department in Greenville will be closed until noon today, December 7. The mayor's office was informed a Water Department employee tested positive for Covid-19 Sunday, December 6.
Deer are often more active during the fall and winter months, which can increase the risk of deer-related car accidents. The Mississippi Department of Public Safety issued a few tips to stay safe during deer season.
It's time to start holiday shopping. Lisa Paris discusses about a Renaissance Show coming to Greenwood December 10th and 11th, which includes lots of unique items you can find.
A blood pressure self monitoring program is coming to the Delta. The YMCA's Mickie Sandidge speaks about what the program entails as well as the importance of being aware of your blood pressure.
With the covid-19 pandemic, health care workers have been getting acknowledged for becoming real world superheros. One local doctor put his life on the line after he became a patient himself. A man with no pre-existing conditions became hospitalized for months due to covid-19.
The youth farmers program is hosting a talent show Saturday, November 14. Alan Owens with the Youth Farmers Program speaks about how beneficial it is for teens to learn about agriculture.
With the coronavirus pandemic canceling many event,. one local woman hoping to provide some form of entertainment for area residents. One way is by hosting a drive-in movie theater. Nikki Landrum about how she's keeping the Halloween spirit alive during these unusual times.
Many of us are looking for inspiration in these times. Ms. Sue Davis with the Go on Girls Virtual Conference explains how she hopes to help girls and women overcome mental and emotional adversity.
October is breast cancer awareness month, and one local hospital wants to urge women in the Delta to get checked. Radiation Oncologist, Doctor Roderick Givens with the Greenwood Leflore Hospital about how a newly received grant will help treat breast cancer.