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Stories with place: Greenwood
  • Memoir shows changes in Mississippi race relations 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:04 am
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - David Jordan was born on a Mississippi Delta plantation during the Great Depression, when segregation and poverty created a bleak outlook for a son of black sharecroppers.

  • Heavy rains in north-central, central south Miss. 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:58 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Upward of five inches of rain fell overnight Tuesday in areas of north-central, central and south Mississippi, raising concerns of more moderate flooding along rivers and tributaries.

  • Official: Projects could bring 450 new jobs 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:13 am
  • GREENWOOD, Mississippi - Economic development officials say several projects in the works could bring up to 450 jobs to Leflore County.

  • Lawyer files civil suit against doctor 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:22 am
  • GREENWOOD, Mississippi - A judge wants to hold a trial in August on a Greenwood attorney's civil lawsuit against a doctor involved in an alleged murder-for-hire plot.

  • Judge Sanders won't run again 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:05 am
  • GREENWOOD, Mississippi - Longtime Circuit Judge Betty Sanders will not seek a sixth term in November.

  • 3 firefighters, 1 officer injured in fire 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:22 pm
  • GREENWOOD, Mississippi - Three firefighters and a police officer have been injured while responding to an early morning fire.

  • City can donate Katrina cottages 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:28 am
  • GREENWOOD, Mississippi - The City of Greenwood has approval to donate small homes to a nonprofit organization for low-income housing.