Milton Babb

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

'Rally Round Greenville' this weekend

Rally Round Greenville

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.

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Blacklands Cafe
2:23 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Musical lineup for 'Rally Round Greenville,' includes James McMurtry, Rev. Horton Heat

Rally Round Greenville is coming September 19-21
Credit Greenville Chamber of Commerce

The director of the Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Milton Babb, discusses plans for "Rally Round Greenville," Sept. 19-21.  The musical lineup includes James McMurtry, the Rev.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Greenville tourism efforts continue despite funding questions

Milton Babb
Credit Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau

The director of the Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Milton Babb, says plans for the "Rally Around Greenville" event Sept. 19-21 are going forward as well as other tourism efforts, despite uncertainty surrounding the Greenville City Council's recent decision to take over tourism promotion from the Chamber of Commerce.  Another event that is on the books is the Bob Wills Fiddling Festival and Contest, October 31-Nov. 2.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed March 12, 2014

'Back Street Bash' coming March 22 in Greenville

Milton Babb
Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau director Milton Babb says regional music stars the Damn Quails will be the musical headliners at the annual Back Street Bash celebration Saturday, March 22 in downtown Greenville.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Greenville art project raises $18K

Milton Babb
Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau director Milton Babb says the recent fund raiser at Landon's Winery for a public art project in downtown Greenville was a major success, raising more than $18,000, and ensuring that the project will go forward.  It'll be located on the side of the Armstrong Appliance building on the southeast corner of the courthouse square.   Also, construction of the new Splash Kingdom water park on Interstate 30 in Greenville has begun.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Busy days coming for Greenville Municipal Auditorium

Milton Babb
Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau director Milton Babb says the weekend of January 30-February 1 is a busy one for the Greenville Municipal Auditorium, with three concerts in three nights, including the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Friday night January 31.  And the legendary Loretta Lynn will perform at GMA on Friday night, February 28.  Also, Milton says the new Splash Kingdom water park is expected to attract around 80,000 visitors to Greenville this summer.

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Community Event
6:09 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Video: Greenville Halloween Ghost Tour Preview

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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.

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Ghost tour
7:18 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Care to join a Hunt County ghost tour?

J.F. Norsworthy and three others went for a midnight swim in a pond near Greenville in June 1897 and was the only one who came out alive.
Milton Babb Greenville Chamber of Commerce

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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Community Event
7:58 pm
Sat June 16, 2012

Greenville Ghost Tour Revolves Around Century-Old Mystery

Dwanna Paul
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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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Local Interest
2:11 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Greenville joins ART Region

http://www.greenville-chamber.org/

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Chamber/Convention and Visitors Bureau has joined the ART Region of Texas.

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