Commerce – Commerce officials this week begin the second of four rounds of mosquito spraying throughout the city to help control the adult population.
The Public Works Department will be spraying chemicals of low toxicity to people and pets, but are advising against direct contact with the pesticides. Residents are asked to stay indoors when the truck is in your area, otherwise the chemicals will not be distributed.
Crews will be spraying after 7:00 p.m., during peak mosquito biting times.
Greenville – Less volatile natural gas prices are holding down the cost of electricity in Greenville this summer. June marks the beginning of this year's summer residential electric billing season. Many Texas utilities, including GEUS, have a discounted winter rate during the non-summer months.
Sulphur Springs – Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell is looking for street performers, also known as buskers, to help liven up Downtown.
You're familiar with the individuals who work only for tips and spare change, such as guitarists, violinists, saxophonists, or even mimes and jugglers. Of course genuine entertainment would be preferred.
Maxwell would like these types of people performing at the city's Farmers Market on Main Street.
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Greenville, Commerce – A woman has been freed on bond in connection to a Commerce shoplifting case.
Pamela Florene Timmons, of Greenville, was granted a personal recognizance bond during a hearing Thursday. The 45-year-old Timmons has not been indicted on the charge, which was upgraded to a felony because of her history of shoplifting convictions in Hunt County.