COMMERCE – Commerce Police Department received a 911 transfer call Sunday at 12:28 p.m. from Greenville Police notifying them that a red Ford Mustang was firing shots at the Wesley Street Bridge in Greenville. Three shots were reported fired at that location, according to Commerce Public Information Officer Marty Cunningham.
Commerce Police intercepted the car at 12:33 p.m. on State Highway 24/50 just outside the city limits of Commerce. The suspect pointed a gun at Commerce officers and shots were exchanged between the two.
COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD is scheduled Sunday to hold a formal dedication ceremony and open house for the new A.C. Williams Elementary School.
The public is invited to the event, which takes place from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the site, located along Culver Street/Loop 178 across from the Commerce Middle School.
Callie Hearn, daughter of the late A. C. Williams, and Wyman Williams, chairman of the citizens committee for the construction of a new school will speak at the ceremony. Students will then give tours of the facility.
COMMERCE - Monday was the first day for Danni Myers as the interim principal at Commerce High School. Myers moved from the curriculum director's job at the central office. The assistant principal at A-C Williams Elementary, Deanna Hays, is now an interim assistant high school principal. Former high school principal Trish King was reassigned to Hays' former position at A-C Williams.