Greenville – The City of Greenville is seeking a new finance director.
Stephen Compton, who resigned earlier this month as the Director of Administrative Services for the City of Greenville, has been hired as the new finance director in Soledad, Calif. Compton is expected to assume the position April 20.
Compton was hired in 2007 after serving as City Administrator and Utility Manager for Richland Center, Wisconsin since January 2005. At the time, Compton became Greenville's third finance director in less than three years.
Greenville – A Greenville man has pleaded not guilty to murder for a second time.
Andreas Tearri Morris was arraigned Monday for a second time in connection with the shooting death in July 2007 of Cordarien Marquel Kelly, of Greenville. A special setting for Morris' trial was set for June 8. Morris remains in custody at the Hunt County Jail Monday in lieu of $500,000 bond.
Rainfall over weekend good for region plagued by wildfires; Another exit along I-30 in Greenville to close soon; Ceremony marking naming of Sam Rayburn Tollway to be held later this spring; Paris Police locate and arrest wanted fugutive following crime stoppers tip; Arson suspected in Tyler where seven cars are set on fire.
Commerce, TX – Mavs lose last night - where they are in the standings; Rangers with a heartbreaking loss; Astros get an L, too; Angel Cabrera wins the Masters; Congrats to A&M-C senior Britney Jordan for being drafted to the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
Weekend storms brought much-needed relief to a parched North Texas that has been plagued by wildfires and drought conditions.
There wasn't much severe weather activity, although a few storms generated some marble-size hail and wind gusts to 40 mph, but for the most part the systems both Sunday and Monday brought mainly soaking rain. At around 2 a.m. Monday morning, the City of Commerce was pelted with pea-size hail for a short while.
Greenville was said as of Sunday morning to have accumulated about 1.26 inches of rain.
Greenville – Another exit along Interstate 30 in Greenville will soon close as the Highway 34/Wesley Street overpass project continues.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and its contractor, Austin Bridge and Road, have announced they plan to detour westbound I-30 main lane traffic, a half-mile west of the overpass. Traffic will be detoured onto the north frontage road for approximately one mile, then back onto the interstate's main lanes.
The detour is expected to begin during the week of April 27.