Greenville – City of Greenville officials are looking to the west for development. The City Council Tuesday entered into an agreement with Freese and Nichols to draft what is known as the Small Area Plan.
The contract was for $108,000.$90,000 is coming from the Board of Development and $18,000 are coming from the Walton Group, which is asking the company to draft a northwest thoroughfare plan, to provide for roadway connectivity to and through their properties.
Paris – Responding to a report in the Paris News, officials at Paris Junior College are reporting a grant to train workers in nuclear welding at Turner International has not been released. The newspaper report regarding the PJC's Monday meeting had erroneously indicated that a hold on the skills development grant had been released. That information, according to the college, is false.
Greenville – Municipal Auditorium in Downtown Greenville will soon have a new manager. There was a lot of discussion Tuesday before the Greenville City Council voted 5-1 to create the position of Venue Manager for the Auditorium.
The 1,700 seat facility currently plays host to events such as the Greenville Entertainment Series, Greenville Dallas Symphony Orchestra Series and the Kenneth Threadgill Concert Series.