Uniform Crime Reporting issues stats for Greenville

Apr 18, 2012

GREENVILLE - Crime in Greenville rose significantly during the first three months of 2012 compared to last year, but less than the same timeframe in 2010.

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GREENVILLE -  Greenville Police Chief Daniel Busken has received the 2012 Innovation Award from the Texas Police Chief’s Association.

Candid Camera Burglar Caught

Apr 12, 2012

One of two suspects who were captured on camera last week robbing a residence north of Greenville was involved in a high-speed chase on Tuesday evening that ended with his arrest.

Close Encounters of the Rock Kind

Apr 12, 2012

A local man should know later today whether or not he’s found an object that’s out of this world, or just a rock.

Council Votes on Amendment for Second Week in a Row

Apr 11, 2012

The Greenville City Council met on Tuesday to again evaluate the performance and contract of City Manager Steven Alexander, now the second time in two weeks.

New Road to Connect Schools to Highway

Apr 11, 2012

Interstate 30 and the campuses of Paris Junior College and Greenville High School may be connected by a new road before the end of the year.

GREENVILLE - Dozens of citizens indicated they couldn’t hear the sirens in the wake of Tuesday’s storms, which included four tornado warnings and three confirmed tornadoes in the county.

City to address siren concerns

Apr 5, 2012

GREENVILLE - A test is planned this morning on the City of Greenville’s emergency warning sirens after dozens of citizens said they never heard the sirens Tuesday afternoon. 

GREENVILLE - City Manager Steven Alexander has announced that IESI will run a storm debris collection beginning Monday, April 9th through Saturday, April 21st.

Greenville breaks ground on major renovation project

Mar 30, 2012
Photo by Micah Nichols

GREENVILLE - Officials marked the start of construction on a $1 million renovation to Graham Park Friday morning.

GREENVILLE - The 78 unit multi-family affordable housing complex will be located in the 2100 block of Traders Road. 

Council awards Alexander with more job security

Mar 29, 2012

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council has narrowly passed an amended ordinance making it harder to terminate the contract of its city manager.

Another round scheduled between Greenville and L-3

Mar 28, 2012

GREENVILLE - The council, in its last two meetings, has indicated they’re ready to resolve any pending issues between the two sides.

GREENVILLE - There will not be a residential inspection program for the City of Greenville after a task force wasn’t able to come to an agreement on the matter.

$1 million renovation groundbreaking set for Friday

Mar 26, 2012

GREENVILLE - Greenville City officials are preparing to close a popular park ahead of a major restoration effort.

Shots fired lands Hunt County man behind bars

Mar 22, 2012

GREENVILLE - A Greenville man remains in custody on a charge of deadly conduct following a drive by shooting over the weekend. 

Greenville joins ART Region

Mar 21, 2012

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

Sale of water to development company finalized

Mar 14, 2012

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday to sell raw water to the Sunrise Municipal Utility District which will go toward filling a new lake.

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville and Keep Greenville Beautiful (KGB) are sponsoring a second contest to encourage more Greenville residents to use the 64-gallon blue carts for recycling.

GREENVILLE - The State Comptroller’s Office has contacted City of Greenville officials to confirm that it will postpone collection of over $2.7 million in sales tax revenue that it had previously notified the City would be required to refund under a sales tax exemption that was recently expanded significantly by the Austin Court of Appeals. 

GREENVILLE  - Bids revealed Tuesday indicate it may cost a lot less than first thought to build Monty Stratton Parkway, which will connect Interstate 30 to Greenville high school and the PJC campus.

GREENVILLE -  The City of Greenville has announced they’ve partnered with the owners of the shopping center and will earn a portion of the sales taxes generated as a result of the renovation.

New development another step closer

Mar 2, 2012

GREENVILLE - Tentative approval has been given to a proposed senior residential complex along Trader’s Road in Greenville. 

GREENVILLE - City Manager Steven Alexander has announced the return to Stage 1 water conservation measures for the City of Greenville.

Decision on presiding judge could take months

Feb 29, 2012

DALLAS - The City of Greenville and L-3 Communications met in a Dallas courtroom Tuesday to argue whether district judge Richard A. Beacom has the authority to issue rulings in their ongoing litigation. 

Latest City, L-3 hearing to address presiding judge

Feb 27, 2012

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville and L-3 are back in court this week to argue whether a Hunt County judge has authority to issue rulings in their ongoing litigation. 

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville Animal Control has recently received information about numerous sightings of coyotes in some areas of Greenville.

Dispute emerges concerning the L-3 lawsuit

Feb 24, 2012

GREENVILLE - For the second time in about a week, a majority vote has been received expressing the council’s desire to settle the lawsuit between the two sides. But the decision was not unanimous. 

Pay your fines or face arrest

Feb 24, 2012

Several Northeast Texas entities will be among the participants in this weekend’s Great Texas Warrant Roundup.

Bulldogs among local teams still standing

Feb 22, 2012
Photo by Cindy Roller

The Boles, Cooper, Dodd City, Ector, Paris, Saltillo and Trenton boys basketball teams have all advanced to the Area Round of their respective class by winning their bi-district matchup Tuesday night.

Bonham, Clarksville, Roxton and Yantis each had a bye in the first round.

Teams that failed to advance Tuesday night were Greenville, Honey Grove, Leonard, Royse City, Sulphur Bluff and Wills Point.

The Area Round of the high school basketball playoffs takes place February 23-25.