Greenville – There will soon be more hotel rooms in Greenville. The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday approved preliminary and final layouts for the project. The 4 story, 82 rooms Fairfield Inn and Suites will be built near Home Depot. The hotel is one of two new hotels planned for the area, as part of a proposed Greenville Town Center Development.
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Hunt, Fannin County – A Greenville man has been found murdered in Fannin County. According to a release issued Tuesday by the Fannin County Sheriff's Office, 19 year-old Bo Bailey Harris of Gober has confessed to the murder of 22-year old William Ian Adams. The investigation began Monday after the report of a stolen car in Greenville. As of Tuesday evening, there was no word on whether Harris had been formally charged in connection with the case. An investigation is still pending.
Commerce – Another Commerce City Official has announced his retirement. Fire Chief Tommy Eaton has made public his intentions of stepping down from the post effective April 30. Eaton has served as the city's Fire Chief for the past three years.
Eaton's departure sets the stage for even more change among some of the city's highest positions. Just last month Bill Shipp ended his five year stint as City Manager, while current Mayor Sheryl Zelhart will soon step down after six years of service.