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Bank robber back in Greenville, waiting to be arraigned

The man who robbed a local bank earlier this month is out of the hospital and back in Greenville. Rodgerick Williams Jr., 28, who is from Greenville but has been living in Olive Branch, has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the Jan. 1

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-01-20 20:19:00

Simmons splits with Leland - ddtonline.com: Sports

HOLLANDALE - Simmons held Leland to 24 percent shooting from the field as the Blue Devils coasted to a 57-25 win on Saturday night. The Blue Devils opened the game on a 12-0 run, followed with a 16-9 advantage in the second quarter. Simmons kept it going in the third quarter on a 14-7 spread, follow

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-01-21 08:54:00

Schools work on heating issues

Parents reported parts of Cleveland Central High School and D.M. Smith Elementary were without heat Thursday as students returned from being out due to snow and ice. Cleveland Superintendent Dr. Jackie Thigpen said physical education was held in another location at D.M. Smith Elementary School, due


Restaurant Week supports special projects

The fifth annual Restaurant Week begins Monday and 15 restaurants are participating. The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce hosts the week every year to encourage people to eat at local restaurants during a traditionally slow time. Participating restaurants add special items to their menu


Girl, 7, hit while waiting for school bus

An elementary school student is being sent to a Jackson hospital this morning after being struck while waiting for the school bus. Washington County Assistant Chief Deputy Billy Barber said the 7-year-old child was hit about 7 a.m. by a vehicle on Old Leland Road near Raceway Road. An elementary sch


Gough-Davis to lead MLK Day parade

Dr. Nora Gough-Davis will be the grand marshal at this year's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade. Gough-Davis said, "I'm more than honored to be named the grand marshal of the parade. My father had the honor of being named grand marshal of this very same parade before he passed away and I can rem


No shift in DDT Top-5 poll - ddtonline.com: Sports

The Delta Democrat Times basketball Top-5 poll largely remained the same from before the Christmas break in the new poll released on Monday. On the boys side, Greenville remains in the top spot with a 10-5 record. They are followed by St. Joseph (5-2), Riverside (8-7), Leland (6-9) and Simmons (4-6


A review of the top stories during the past year

Editor's note: As we ring in 2018, the Delta Democrat-Times takes a look back at some noteworthy happenings over the past year. Washington County has seen revitalization in downtown Greenville and success in one of its school districts. Here's a list of other top events from 2017: Editor's note: As


Auburn man dies in crash after car leaves road, strikes tree

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the cause of a fatal single-vehicle crash involving an Auburn man. According to ALEA officers, John Paul Vitruk, 64, of Auburn, was pronounced dead on the scene Friday morning. Officers said his 2007 GMC pickup left the roadway, struck a tree and o

WSFA - 2018-01-20 17:04:49

Thursday shooting leaves woman in Montgomery hospital

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a Thursday evening shooting that left a woman in critical condition. According to police, officers and Fire Medics responded in the 800 block of Westview Drive in reference to a subject shot. When officers arrived on the scene, police said officers w

WSFA - 2018-01-19 23:13:04

Auburn man killed after wreck on icy highway in Lee County

A man who was moving to South Alabama Thursday died after the truck he was driving hit an icy spot in the road, according to the Lee County Coroner's Office. John Paul Vitruk, 64, was driving south on Highway 169 with a loaded U-HAUL trailer attached to his pickup truck when the truck hit an icy are

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 01:28:55

Suspect can't slip officers after snowy chase in Autauga Co.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit PRATTVILLE -A snowy chase led to a Millbrook man being charged with drug possession and other misdemeanors. It all happened

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-19 16:42:54

1 dead, 3 to be arrested following early January Union Springs shooting

The Union Springs Police Department signed seven arrest warrants following a shooting on Jan. 7. Cpt. Sharon Dean said the warrants are for three people. The original charges were for first-degree assault, shooting into an occupied dwelling and shooting into an occupied vehicle. One of the two peopl

WSFA - 2018-01-20 02:50:07

Taco Bell viral vigil joke may become reality Sunday night

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Hundreds may come to 'mourn' loss of Zelda Road's Taco Bell, which burned down Wednesday morning What do you do when your favorite Montgomery fast food restaurant burns down? A candlelight vigil, of course. That's apparently what's going to happen Sunday night i

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-20 03:15:19

South Alabama Women's March dings Trump, promotes women for political office

They came holding colorful signs promoting women's role in politics and in opposition of President Donald Trump and his agenda. And the women who marched around a public park in Mobile Saturday also joined together in chants, such as "Not the church. Not the state. Women must control their fate." Bu

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 23:23:39

Hundreds Participate in Montgomery's Women's March

The march is on the Anniversary of President Donald Trumps' inauguration and a common theme across the country was female empowerment and denouncing Trump's views. "This is the one year after the inauguration of President Trump and we have seen a slow decay of the civil rights of Americans over the

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-01-20 23:29:57

Wellsville man charged with unlawful imprisonment

WELLSVILLE - A Wellsville man was charged following a domestic dispute Thursday afternoon. New York State Police charged Stanislaus H. Hewlett, 27, of Wellsville, at 4:19 p.m. with second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree criminal mischief, both class A misdemeanors. Hewlett's criminal

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-20 05:27:00

Cameron man arrested after allegedly biting and choking victim over two days

CAMERON, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A 29-year-old Cameron man is facing assault and obstruction of breathing charges after it's alleged he intentionally choked and bit a victim over a two-day period. Anthony Ocasio is charged with assault in the third degree and criminal obstruction of breathing. He was sent


Fuel theft alleged of Ulysses man

Patrick Wayne Tomb, 31, of Ulysses, was charged with theft, access device fraud and receiving stolen property after he allegedly used another person's PIN to obtain fuel he was not entitled to from the American Truck Stop, 2720 South Main St., Richmond Township. According to state police at Mansfiel

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 12:30:00

WENY News - Suspicious vehicle report leads to drug charges for Elmira man

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) A suspicious vehicle report led to a drug arrest in the City of Elmira. Elmira Police officers responded to a suspicious vehicle report around 3am Thursday morning on the 800 block of Lincoln Street. Police say the vehicle was reported to be parked, running, and occupied for some