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.
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.
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.