Grandmother faces charge of battery

August 4, 2015 A 42-year-old Sims Lane woman faces third-degree battery charges after she reportedly became violent with her husband and 11-year-old granddaughter early Monday morning.

Mischief, thefts keep officers busy

August 4, 2015 A number of criminal mischief reports kept officers busy over the weekend. Deputy Anthony Carter with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office took a …

Teachers to share funding for projects

August 4, 2015 Five projects conceived by 10 Southside educators will share in $5,000 in funding through the third annual Citizens Bank Education Initiative for the Southside …

Midland forges ahead with football field

August 4, 2015 PLEASANT PLAINS — Construction of the football field at the Midland School District is expected for completion in August with the cost not to …

Library board calls meeting

August 4, 2015 The Independence County Library Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Citizens Bank Annex on College Avenue to discuss library activities.