Greenville

Commerce
1:41 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

One arrested following crash investigation

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One person has been arrested in connection with a two-vehicle crash that injured three people last week.

According to a press release, Commerce Police Department responded to a call around 2 p.m. on May 7 of a two-vehicle crash in the area of Highway 24 and Highway 50. According to investigators, a vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 50 was struck from behind by another vehicle traveling at a high speed in the same direction. Alcohol is expected to have played a part in the crash.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:30 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Brad Davis working with Greenville, Sulphur Springs on recording facilities

Brad Davis

Grammy-winning music producer, guitarist and singer-songwriter Brad Davis of Commerce is working with individuals in Greenville and Sulphur Springs on new recording facilities in both downtowns.

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Greenville
7:46 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Guilty pleas expected in July 2013 shootings

Royce William Tawater
heraldbanner.com

A  Greenville man, sentenced to state prison earlier this year on a weapons charge, is scheduled to plead guilty today to multiple counts involving two different shootings in July 2013.

A hung jury was the result of a trial in February concerning Royce William Tawater, 27, on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one charge of deadly conduct.

A retrial on the charges had been scheduled next week in the 354th District Court.

However, Tawater is now set to enter guilty pleas to the three remaining counts during a hearing in the court this morning.

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Blacklands Corridor
6:43 am
Fri March 21, 2014

'Non-toll' road possible from Greenville to SE Collin Co.

North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Director Michael Morris
Mark Haslett

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.

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Blacklands Corridor
10:58 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Regional transportation meetings come to Greenville

Earlier public meetings on the topic have been held in Lavon and Nevada.
Mark Haslett

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.

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Economy
9:52 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

NerdWallet: Greenville among top 10 Texas "Cities on the Rise"

Jerrod Knight

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.

Some of the factors contributing to the high rank, according to this post, were:

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Texas Crime and Courts
11:07 am
Sat February 15, 2014

Police chase ends in Greenville

Commerce Police Department

Commerce Police Department released the following statement on Feb. 15.

A Commerce man led officers in an extensive chase through Commerce, Texas A&M University-Commerce Campus, Hunt County roads and Greenville.

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2014 Elections
4:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Fact-checking the 196th District judicial race

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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.

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Hunt County
1:48 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Arrests follow shooting in Greenville

The incident occurred on Broadview Street, located in south central Greenville, between Stonewall Street and Interstate 30.
Brad Kellar heraldbanner.com

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.

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Greenville
7:50 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Suspects sought in robbery, shooting

jrn.com

The Greenville Police Department was searching Wednesday evening for multiple suspects wanted in connection with an early morning armed robbery during which one man was shot and seriously wounded.

Jeffrey Day, Jr. remained in the intensive care unit in Parkland Hospital in Dallas Wednesday, after being transported by air ambulance following the incident.

A reward is being offered for information which results in the arrest of the suspects responsible for the attack.

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Greenville
4:17 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Time to dispose of O Tannenbaum

Feminist Philosophers

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.

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Greenville
7:53 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Welcoming future city next door

City of Greenville

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.

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Hunt County
5:27 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Above-ground pump station spills oil near Greenville

The pipleine runs from Cushing, Okla., to a site near Longview.
Plains All American Pipeline, LP

One north Hunt County family was evacuated in the early hours of Nov. 6 after an above-ground pumping station began spraying crude oil near their home.

County 911 dispatchers received a call about the leak at 11:39 p.m. on Nov. 5, according to Hunt County Emergency Management Coordinator Richard Hill. A Wolfe City Fire Department crew responded to the site near Farm-to-Market Road 118, just north of the intersection with County Road 4304, Hill said.

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Hunt County
2:19 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Pipeline's pump station spills oil near Greenville

One family was evacutaed as a result of the spill.
Twitter: @MSaavedraTV

One north Hunt County family was evacuated in the early hours of Nov. 6 after an above-ground pumping station began spraying crude oil near their home.

County 911 dispatchers received a call about the leak at 11:39 p.m. on Nov. 5, according to Hunt County Emergency Management Coordinator Richard Hill. A Wolfe City Fire Department crew responded to the site near Farm-to-Market Road 118, just north of the intersection with County Road 4304, Hill said.

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Collin County
2:03 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Murphy medal awarded at Farmersville ceremony

Gov. Rick Perry, Nadine Lokey (Audie Murphy's sister), Rep. Scott Turner (R-Rockwall) and Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Canton) at Tuesday's ceremony in Farmersville.
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Farmersville native and World War II veteran Audie Murphy was posthumously awarded the recently created Texas Legislative Medal of Honor during an Oct. 29 ceremony in Farmersville. Murphy enlisted in the Army at age 17 after Pearl Harbor and earned the U.S. Medal of Honor at age 20. Murphy also earned two Silver Stars and three Purple Hearts. 

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