Greenville – A major expansion is planned at one of Greenville's high-tech industries. Cytec Engineered Materials is seeking a tax abatement and the creation of a reinvestment zone for the estimated $15 million project, which is expected to add approximately 21 jobs.
A public hearing is scheduled prior to the City Council taking any action during Tuesday's regular session.
Paris – A workshop regarding TxDOT's Elderly & Disabled Transportation Program is scheduled for later this month in Paris.
The purpose of the workshop is to evaluate the current year's activities, review plans and goals for the next two years, and to select projects for FY 2011.
Regional residents who are interested in elderly and disabled transportation are invited to attend. Counties to be impacted include Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Rains and Red River counties.
Host Scott Harvey welcomes guest Officer Chris McCaslin with the Greenville Police Department to discuss their Summer of Safety program for 2010. Our Friday feature by Ashley Murphy documents a new safety feature to be installed by Royse City Police.
Greenville – A public forum gives minority residents a chance to express issues affecting the community.
Reatta Fort with the Department of Justice's Community Relations Service was in Greenville Thursday to learn what the public wanted addressed by the agency, as it seeks to help restore racial stability and harmony.
Commerce – The City of Commerce is exploring funding options for skywalks at both university crosswalks in town.
Interim City Manager Marc Clayton said Tuesday he's received interest from the public into the skywalks following recent accidents at the Highway 50 and Culver St crosswalks. He's since found that TxDot has fully funding similar projects in the past.