Local cities to take part in Nat. Night Out next month

Greenville – They're planning for a national night out in Greenville. Preparations are underway for next month's local observance of the National Night Out Crime Prevention Initiative.

The event is sponsored each year by the National Association Town Watch to encourage people across the country to come together and get to know each other, plus meet with law enforcement authorities and learn ways to prevent crime, drug abuse and violence in their community.

More information on the National Night Out in Greenville is available at 903-457-3118.

Other area cities including Commerce typically take part in the event.