– Officials with the Greenville Habitat for Humanity are hoping to hear Thursday from local families who need a home. The organization is hosting the second of a series of public meetings, designed to re-introduce the concept of Habitat to the community, while attracting some applicants for the housing which Habitat can provide.
– Filings final for City of Commerce and school board positions. The deadline for both City of Commerce and Commerce School Board positions was Monday. The following is a list of those who've filed in each category.
City of Commerce:
Mayor: Tim Johnson John Sands Quay Throgmorton
Place 2: Billie Biggerstaff Chris Ellason Elmer Hall
Greenville – There will be a Greenville City Council election this year. Former Council member Hattie Tennison filed just before the deadline Monday evening for the full term open in Council Place 4. She'll face incumbent Victoria Rogers, who's seeking re-election to the position.
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A weekend house fire in Commerce takes the lives of two residents. Commerce Police and fire officials responded to two 911 hang-ups received at 3:52 a.m. Sunday to discover a residence along Sycamore Street on fire.