Area News

James Radcliff to seek Dist. 1 Supervisor post

Special to the Herald Local businessman James Radcliff is seeking the support of voters in District 1 as he begins his campaign to be their next representative on the Greene County Board of Supervisors. In announcing his candidacy for the post last week, Radcliff said he made the decision to seek public office because it…

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Efird Eubanks running for Dist. 3 Supervisor

Special to the Herald Efird Eubanks, of Sand Hill, has announced he is seeking the office of Supervisor – Dist. Three. Eubanks qualified and is running on the Democratic ticket in the race. He said a formal announcement will follow at a later date.     Paid political announcement by Efird Eubanks – Candidate.

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Larry Byrd announces bid for sheriff

Special to the Herald I, Larry Byrd, am announcing my intent to run for Sheriff of Greene County. I am a lifelong resident of Greene County, and I reside in Neely with my wife, Vickie. Together we have raised four children who have given us eight beautiful grandchildren. Greene County is our home and we…

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Proposed jail a hot topic at BOS meeting

By ANNETTE HARVISON Herald Staff The Greene County Board of Supervisors’ regular monthly meeting Monday morning featured a bit of good news for the county and a tough public inquiry. Circuit Clerk Cecelia Bounds addressed the county leaders concerning a grant made available to the election commission that will allow for the purchase of much-needed equipment…

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The Chickasawhay Celtics, bringing the past to life with music

By ANNETTE HARVISON Herald Staff The Greene County Museum and halls of the county courthouse were filled with the hypnotizing sounds of the dulcimer last week as the Chickasawhay Celtics gathered for a time of fellowship through music. The group of Greene Countians gets together once a month at the Greene County Museum to practice,…

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Hultz claims county’s DYW title

From Staff Reports With six of Greene County’s best and brightest putting their talents on display in Leakesville Saturday night, Madison LeeAnn Hultz outshined the field. Hultz, a resident of the Winborn Chapel Community and a junior at George County High School in Lucedale, outpaced the five other contestants gathered at the Leakesville Jr. High…

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Escaped inmate from Greene County Jail captured in Alabama

From Staff Reports A state inmate that escaped from the Greene County Jail early Saturday has been captured. Billy Takoda Hinton, 22, who escaped from the Greene Co. Jail between sometime between 2:30 and 5 a.m. Saturday, was captured in Baldwin County, Ala. around mid-day Sunday. Details were limited, but according to Chief Deputy Brad Warrick,…

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Black History Parade a success for 25th time

Annual event draws thousands to Knobtown despite weather Herald Editor The weather was nasty and a key bridge on a state highway at State Line was closed with no detour signs providing directions. None of that mattered. The 25th anniversary edition of Greene County’s Black History Parade still drew thousands and there appeared to be…

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