– According to a report by the Texas Comptroller's Office, the City of Greenville's sales tax revenue collected in August was significantly higher than year's total from the same month. The payment comes in at more than $537,000, an increase of nearly four percent from last August.
Royse City received a payment of over $117,000, equal to a more than five percent increase.
A payment of over $91,000 to the City of Commerce over the same time period represents a decrease of over four percent.
Greenville – Greenville resident Chris Mayo has died from injuries received following a one-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the 46-year-old Mayo died when the pickup he was driving ran into a tree. His vehicle reportedly left the roadway while traveling westbound on CR 2246, just off State Highway 34.
Mayo was said to have not been wearing his seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Commerce – The inaugural selection for the Commerce ISD's Hall of Honor Class includes a former state champion coach, a pioneering philanthropist, a nationally renowned MIT graduate and tireless community volunteer.
The district recently announced plans to pay tribute to Harry Champion, Dr. Jack Pirkey, Emmet Day Sr. and June Dunn. The four will be recognized during a community luncheon and during pregame activities at the Tiger homecoming football game on October 1.