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11:35 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Commerce Interim City Manager appointed and search firm hired

Commerce – The city of Commerce has hired a search firm to help find its next City Manager. An agreement was made with Strategic Government Resources Monday during a special city council session. Five search firms in all presented proposals to the council.

SGR is the same firm used by Greenville in its city manager search last spring. Starting next week, SGR Chief Executive Officer Ron Hollifield will be speaking with council members to get input on what they're looking for in a city manager.

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KETR Local
11:29 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Greenville City Council puts restrictions on scarp metal sales

Greenville – It will soon be tougher to sell scrap metal in Greenville. The Greenville City Council Tuesday approved new regulations on scrap metal dealers. Greenville is one of many cities which has experienced a dramatic rise in the numbers of thefts of scrap metals. The new ordinance will go into effect April 1.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
11:28 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Racial profiling data reports positive

Greenville – The Greenville Police Department is in good shape based on recent racial profiling data. Since 2002, data has been collected in order to comply with the Texas Racial Profiling Law, which tracks the numbers of self-initiated traffic stops by patrol officers, searches and arrests and is broken down by race. Only two complaints were received all last year.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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KETR Local
10:07 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Greenville city official to step down

Greenville – The Head of the Greenville Board of Development intends to resign Tuesday. Ben White has announced his acceptance of Director of Economic Development for the city of Rowlett. White has served as the Executive Director since late 2006.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
10:06 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Greenville City Council to address needs of Parks and Recreation

Greenville – Funding is being sought by the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department. The Department plans to ask the City Council tonight to transfer some tourism funds to help pay for some upcoming softball tournaments. Five upcoming tournaments are being scheduled, including two major events.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
10:02 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Early votes for primary close in on 2,200

Hunt County – Voters continue to show in big numbers during early voting. Hunt County Republicans cast 214 votes Monday, along with 199 Democratic votes. So far, nearly 2,200 votes have been cast. County residents have until Friday to vote early, at the Hunt County voter administration building at 2217 Washington St. in Greenville.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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KETR Local
10:12 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Texas A&M University-Commerce Planetarium to award guests

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KETR Local
9:23 am
Mon February 25, 2008

Racial profiling report to be released

Greenville – The Greenville City Council is scheduled Tuesday to receive the latest data on racial profiling. Since 2002, data has been collected in order to comply with the Texas Racial Profiling Law. The information tracks the numbers of self-initiated traffic stops by patrol officers, searches and arrests and is broken down by race.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
9:05 am
Mon February 25, 2008

More charges filed against local man

Greenville – A Hunt County man is facing more charges in connection to an accident at a daycare center. Richard Whytus is now facing three additional charges, now totaling eight counts of aggravated assault. Whytus is accused of driving his car while intoxicated into a Greenville daycare center in January 2006.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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