Posts Tagged ‘Greenville’

Mississippi River Marathon hopes for growth in second year

The organizers of the Mississippi River Marathon in Greenville and Lake Village, Ark., are hoping to build on last February’s success. This was the first year for the marathon and half-marathon, which starts in Lake Village and ends in Greenville, but it still managed to attract more than 1,300 participants from 37 states and three […] [...]

Greenville preparing for second tamale festival

While it remains a mystery just how the romance between the City of Greenville and hot tamales began, few question the Delta community’s right to hold the title of Hot Tamale Capital of the World. A simple dish of Mexican origins consisting of a usually corn-based dough called masa filled with meat, cheese and/or other […] [...]

Trial rescheduled for woman accused of bribing ex-school superintendent

OXFORD and GREENVILLE— The trial of a Georgia businesswoman on federal charges of paying bribes to a former superintendent of schools in Greenville has been rescheduled for Oct. 7 in Oxford. The Delta Democrat Times reports that Edna Goble’s attorneys had sought time to review more documents provided by the government. Her trial had been […] [...]

City of Greenville hires Korey Adams

by Published: May 24,2013

Tags: Delta, Greenville, Korey Bennett Adams

Greenville City Council recently voted to hire Korey Bennett Adams for the manager position in the Water Department. Born and raised in Greenville, Adams attended Jackson State University and majored in psychology. In 1998, Adams graduated at the top of his class with magna cum laude honors. After college, Adams took a position as career […] [...]

Renee Flynt made Craftsmen’s Guild president

Renee Nick Flynt was recently elected president of the board of directors of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. A native of Greenville and graduate of the Mississippi University for Women, Flynt’s professional career included a decade of service on the staff of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. She has an extensive background in public service and […] [...]

Lee receives award

by Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Greenville, McDonald's, Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee, crew trainer of the McDonald’s restaurant on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Greenville, was recently named 2013 Great Southern Region Crew Person of the Year. An employee at the restaurant for only 17 months, Lee quickly rose from an hourly employee to crew trainer. As part of her duties, she trains new […] [...]

Officials hope designation kicks off redevelopment wave

Greenville’s downtown was placed on the National Register of Historic Places last month, and officials there are hoping it spurs a wave of redevelopment for the area. The entire process took more than two years, and involved surveys, hiring consultants to help the Commission navigate the process, procuring grant money to pay those consultants and […] [...]

Read December 7 issue of MBJ

>> BANKING New BancorpSouth CEO has big plans for Tupelo-based bank— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> DINING Landmark Iron Horse Grill returns to Jackson by Ted Carter >>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Downtown Greenville lands on National Register of Historic Places— by Clay Chandler >> ENERGY What did Twin Creeks vetting process miss? — […] [...]

Yeager tenders resignation

The city of Greenville is looking for a new parks director. Officials told the Delta Democrat Times Yvette Yeager resigned after 10 years on the job. James Harris, president of the Greenville Park Commission, says Yeager left for personal reasons.   [...]

UPDATED: Greenville Mayor Chuck Jordan dies after bout with pancreatic cancer

Greenville mayor Chuck Jordan died Tuesday at his home after battling pancreatic cancer. Jordan was 66. Survivors include his wife, Jane; a daughter and four grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City. There will be no active pallbearers but Jordan requested that all the citizens of […] [...]

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