A big crowd filled the Fletcher Warren Civic Center in Greenville Thursday night, for the latest public meeting concerning plans to address future transportation issues along the Blacklands Corridor between Greenville and the Dallas area.
The process of providing public input for the Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study continue with a meeting in Greenville on March 20. The event will begin with an open house at 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation by North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Transportation Division staff at 6 p.m.
A public comment period will follow the presentation and the evening will conclude with another open house following the public comments.
This week, consumer finance website NerdWallet crunched some numbers from a study by the Martin Prosperity Institute and came up with a list of 126 "cities on the rise in Texas." Greenville was listed in the number nine spot.
An article in the Feb. 13 Greenville Herald-Banner evaluated candidate statements made during a Feb. 10 forum in Greenville that included 196th District Judge candidates Steve Tittle, the incumbent, and Andrew Bench. Herald-Banner editor Caleb Slinkard discusses the three areas identified in the article: indigent defense attorney costs per hour, the probation department surplus account and the average cost per case.
A shooting in Greenville on Jan. 15 resulted in two wounded victims and four arrests, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Around noon, officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2500 block of Broadview Street in Greenville, police said. Once there, officers were told that a shooting had occurred and that once victim had been taken to Hunt Regional Hospital with an arm wound, officials said.
Area residents wanting to dispose of their natural Christmas trees, and get some free beneficial mulch for their garden or landscaping in return, are in luck.
The local electric utility system is offering a free Christmas tree shredding event. GEUS is presenting the program between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center in Greenville.
GEUS cannot except trees that are flocked, are artificial or which have any metal decorations or other ornaments still attached. The trees which will be dropped off will be turned into mulch.
The Greenville City Council could vote next month to enter into a formal agreement with developers behind a massive planned community just west of the city.
The council heard Tuesday from Alexa C. Knight and Matt Robinson with the Walton Development & Management about the proposal to establish a multi-use development, which has been on the drawing boards for the past few years.