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Posted on: December 25, 2016

Police are a top priority in 2017

Greenwood Mayor Carolyn McAdams has made her wish list for 2017. Law enforcement — which includes, among other things, hiring more police officers and the possible implementation of ShotSpotter technology — is at the top.

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

City Seeks Business Cleanup

The city of Greenwood plans to require junkyards within its limits to begin cleaning up their acts. The city is about 60 days out from bringing proposed revisions to the city’s Code of Ordinances before the City Council for its consideration. ...Read on... Read the Full Article.
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Fire Chief Aspires to Improve City Fire Rating

Marcus Banks does a great job as Greenwood’s fire chief. In his seven years at the helm, he has continued — and, if anything, raised — the competence and responsiveness in his 54?firefighter department. Banks is driven towar...Read on... Read the Full Article.
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Mayor Aims to Update Ordinances

Soon, if Greenwood Mayor Carolyn McAdams gets her way, the city’s antiquated ordinances regulating hitching posts will be gone and residential homeowners will be able to keep up to three chickens on their property. McAdams spoke Thursday to the...Read on... Read the Full Article.
Posted on: February 3, 2017

City Native to Lead Recycling Program

A Greenwood native has been hired as the new Greenwood? Leflore Recycling coordinator. Kenya Adams started Jan. 24. “I’m very excited about it,” she said. “It gives me a chance to connect and reintroduce myself to ...Read on... Read the Full Article.
Posted on: February 7, 2017

City Pool Upgrade to Finish by May

Despite the wet weather, the $275,750 planned renovation of Greenwood’s Eddie (Sonny) Brown Memorial Pool is moving on. The contractor is Delta Blue Pools Inc. of Greenwood. Mayor Carolyn McAd?ams said that according to Robert Rhyne Howard, own...Read on... Read the Full Article.
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Update on Police HQ Renovation

The Greenwood City Council approved a change order on renovations to the police headquarters Tuesday that will push the projected completion date back. John Beard, an architect with the firm of Beard Riser, said the $87,048 change would allow the headq...Read on... Read the Full Article.