Yazoo County leaders appointed former Chancery Clerk Noreene E. Girard as its new county tax assessor this week.
A Yazoo City man died inside his home during an early morning fire this week, with the cause under investigation.
Eddie Jones was found dead inside his bedroom, where investigators believe the fire originated around 3:30 a.m. Monday.
A habitual offender who is also suspected to be a drug dealer was charged this week in connection to a March shooting.
Richard Baker was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The local city swimming pool is officially open for the season, including swimming lessons.
Thanks to an outpouring of support from the community, enough donations were collected to open the swimming pool at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.
By JAMIE PATTERSON
It is a team of dedicated providers who consider their profession a ministry, not a job. With years of experience, they are making a difference in their community through helping hands, open hearts and a listening ear.
With the previous school year concluded and plans already in motion for the future, success is the foundation for Benton Academy.