Easter offering stolen from church in Mississippi

April 25, 2017 in Religion, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – A church in the Mississippi Delta was robbed of its Easter offering. Greenwood police are investigating the burglary at West President Church of Christ. A cabinet […]

Viking Range to pay $4.7M fine over self-starting ovens

April 17, 2017 in Business

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi appliance maker has agreed to pay a $4.7 million federal fine for not reporting that certain ovens in freestanding gas ranges […]

County seeks to lease out unused part of ex-private prison

March 8, 2017 in News

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – Supervisors in one Mississippi Delta county want to seek a contract to fill beds in the empty portion of a former private prison, saying that could […]

Council suspended Greenwood police officer over arrest

April 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – Greenwood police officer has been suspended pending an internal investigation by the department in the April 7 arrest of Jelani Barr, an activist and candidate for […]

Around Mississippi: Leflore County judge accused of forging signatures by his family in estate squabble

September 23, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes around Mississippi: In Greenwood, family members accuse a Leflore county justice court judge of forging signatures on land records related to his […]

Around Mississippi: MDOC hiring at Leakesville prison; Body recovered from Yazoo river

May 20, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes from around Mississippi: In Leakesville, The Mississippi Department of Corrections is hiring officers for the prison. Interviews and screenings will be […]

Mississippi Supreme Court denies motion to remove judge in doctor’s murder-for-hire case

December 17, 2013 in News, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over […]

Another doctor sought for mental evaluation of Mississippi doctor accused in murder-for-hire plot

October 10, 2013 in Buzz Report, News, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense team for a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case will talk to a forensic psychiatrist at a state mental hospital about bringing in another doctor to assist in the evaluation of Dr. Arnold Smith.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the decision came Tuesday during a court in Greenwood on the progress of Smith’s mental evaluation…