Greenville – There again could be discussion Tuesday about an apartment complex in Greenville. For the third time the City Council is slated to address issues surrounding the Meadow's at O'Neal Development. Support and approval of a Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreement is being sought, which would allow for annual or quarterly payments to the City of Greenville equal to the property taxes that would otherwise be levied.
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Greenville – Festivities are slated for Saturday in Greenville to celebrate their recent downtown revitalization. Milton Babb is chairman of Friends of Main Street, the group who organized the event. Babb says with the recent renovation, downtown Greenville is again becoming a great atmosphere for business and entertainment.
Greenville – The new West Wing of Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville opens today. An official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 1:30 this afternoon, with guided tours to be held of the new facility after the ceremony. Linda Armstrong Kellly, mother of Lance Armstrong, is scheduled to speak at the event.
Hopkins County – A groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday for the Highway 11 Extension Project in Hopkins County. Officials from Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, and TxDoT were all in attendance. The extension project will expand Highway 11 from Walmart in Sulphur Springs south to Highway 19.
Officials say the expanded road should allow faster emergency response time and ease traffic congestion in Sulphur Springs.
Greenville – More honors for Greenville students who may want to be police officers. The Greenville Police Department Explorers Post has claimed several trophies in competition two months in a row now, after bringing home several trophies from a competition in Lake Jackson. The group also brought home four trophies in April at a statewide competition at UT Dallas. The club is designed to teach young men and women about different aspects of law enforcement.
Greenville – A guilty verdict has been handed down in a case of a car vs. a daycare center. Richard Whytus was found guilty yesterday of seven counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, for being intoxicated when he drove his car into the Wee Wisdom Daycare Center in Greenville. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 30th.
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