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Byron Taylor, president and CEO of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, discusses plans for a 6,700-acre industrial and residential development on the west side of Greenville.

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Byron Taylor and Michelle Wiker with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce says that 28 businesses are participating in the "Downtown Stroll" from 5-8 p.m.

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Byron Taylor, president of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, says a luncheon meeting is scheduled for Friday (April 13) in the Sam Rayburn Student Center to discuss progress on the Hunt County "Yes for Roads" project.  Voters approved $24 million in bonds for road development in 2016, and this will be a report on where things stand.  Byron says about $6 million has been spent, but that has leveraged about $170 million in funding from the state and other entiti

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Byron Taylor, the president of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, says Gabriel Medina is starting a non-profit builders co-op called Makerspace in Greenville that will be located in the former Habitat for Humanity building at 3015 Lee St.  Makerspace is a garage that includes tools and equipment that most people are not likely to own, and by paying a subscription fee, builders can go there to make things.  Byron says a new restaurant, Pizzo's Sicilian Cafe, has opened in the Uptown Forum.

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Greenville Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Byron Taylor discusses plans to build 100 new homes in Greenville.  Most will be constructed in a subdivision on FM 1570 near L-3, but some will be built in north Greenville as part of "Project Restore."  Bayron also says the chamber is teaming up with Texas A&M-Commerce to offer a "Business Training Series" for small businesses starting Friday, February 24 at Wesley United Methodi

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Greenville Chamber of Commerce communications director Susan Spoonemore says the second "Downtown Stroll" takes place Saturday evening (November 12) in Greenville, with most, if not all, businesses welcoming visitors.  The Chamber hosts a "Business After Hours" event at the Landmark on Lee Street from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, November 17.

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Byron Taylor, the president of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, and Susan Spoonemore, the chamber communications director, guest on the Blacklands Cafe.  They says the recent growth of retail businesses and restaurants in Greenville will continue, with the opening soon of Hobby Lobby, Panda Express, Rib Crib and others.  The Chamber plans its second "Downtown Stroll" on Saturday evening, November 12.

Six Republican races today will go a long way toward determining who will represent Northeast Texas in Austin in 2019.
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Dr. Graham Sweeney, the superintendent of the Boles ISD and chairman of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs committee, says "Hunt County Days" March 3-4 will send a busload of county leaders and others to Austin.  There they will meet with state legislative leaders on issues of concern to the county.  Reservations can be made for the trip.

Herald-Banner and Commerce Journal editor Caleb Slinkard discusses recent developments, including Jack Gray, long-time public relations man with Texas A&M University-Commerce and Hunt Regional Healthcare, being named interim manager of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.  Also, Hunt County has reached a settlement of more than $3 million in its long-running lawsuit over construction flaws in the County Jail building.

Milton Babb with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce says Rally Round Greenville has grown from an attendance of a few hundred to 8-10,000, and a budget of $600 to $52,000.  Major musical performers this weekend include the Emerald City Band of Dallas playing for a street dance Friday night, the Rev. Horton Heat, James McMurtry and Great White.

'Worthy Citizen' to be Revealed

Jan 16, 2013
City of Greenville

The identity of the next Greenville Worthy Citizen will be revealed Thursday night. A few tickets are still on sale for the combined installation banquet of the Chamber of Commerce and Board of Development, the 92nd annual event for the Chamber and the 16th joint meeting of the two agencies.

Chamber Banquet Coming Soon

Dec 24, 2012
City of Greenville

Tickets are on sale for the upcoming combined installation banquet of the Chamber of Commerce and Board of Development. Those attending the event on January 17 will be the first to learn who will be named as Greenville’s next Worthy Citizen, they will also have an opportunity to hear from an inspiring local resident and author.

Video: Greenville Halloween Ghost Tour Preview

Jul 26, 2012
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GREENVILLE - Just a handful of spots remain for a ghost tour and séance Halloween weekend surrounding Greenville’s biggest conspiracy, a more than century-old triple drowning.

Care to join a Hunt County ghost tour?

Jun 27, 2012
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GREENVILLE - Reservations are filling up for the Halloween weekend ghost tour and séance in Greenville when Texans visit the site of the city’s biggest conspiracy.

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GREENVILLE -This Halloween in Greenville citizens are invited to embark on a tour which focuses on a 115-year-old triple drowning. 

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