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Still time to place items under the tree for those in need

The City of Greenville Christnas Tree was set up at the Farmers Market Square in time for Saturday's Downtown Stroll Holiday Edition event. There are several events planned in the next few weeks, designed to make sure children and soldiers have a Merry Christmas this year,Brad Kellar Santa is lookin

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-11-20 11:45:00

Zoning sought for mixed-use development

The Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission and Greenville City Council will be considering a requested change in zoning for a multiple-use development planned along Jack Finney Boulevard. The Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission and Greenville City Council will be considering a requested cha

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-11-20 11:45:00

City proceeding on major water, sewer projects

Bids are being sought on a project to add sewer services to the south and southwest area of Greenville, includng along Monty Stratton Boulevard.Brad Kellar Bids are being sought on what is expected to be a multi-million dollar project, designed to provide sanitary sewer services to the fastest growi

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-11-19 11:45:00

Too tired to teach?

Frustration over the pressure placed on teachers was a major topic of discussion during the public presentation portion of this week's Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting. The two presenters - one a teacher at the Katherine G. Warren STEM Academy and the other a spouse o


First UMC hosting Thanksgiving dinner

The First United Methodist Church of Commerce invites the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church located at 1709 Highway 24 across from Texas A&M University - Commerce. Everyone is invited to attend; those who are lonely, hungry, or


Trader Joe's Recalls Packaged Salads Over Contamination Fear

Salads affected are: White Meat Chicken Salad; Curried White Chicken Deli Salad; Turkey Cranberry Apple Salad (Trader Joe's via CBS News) PHOENIX (AP) - Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery ch

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 17:44:55

Local Man Arrested for Assault of Disabled Individual

Sulphur Springs Police responded to an assault on an autistic individual Saturday evening. EMS was called to treat the victim and a report was taken. The named assailant, Jerry Lynn Hicks, 29, of Sulphur Springs, was not present when police arrived. As the officers were clearing the first scene, the

KSSTRADIO.COM - 2017-11-20 16:43:59

Dozens of illegal gambling machines seized in Fannin County

FANNIN COUNTY, Texas (KXII) Nearly 40 illegal gambling machines were seized in a bust on Friday afternoon. News12 took you along back in May for the initial machine raids, which stemmed from a year's long investigation. On Friday, local law enforcement teamed up to get the rest of them. Lt. Frank


Salvation Army Beginning Red Kettle Campaign To Help Needy

Across the nation, the familiar sounds of bells ringing are beginning as the Salvation Army launches the Red Kettle campaigns. The campaigns raise money for local relief efforts. In the Rhinelander area, Kim Swisher is coordinating the campaign. WXPR's Ken Krall talked with Swisher about Rhinelander

WXPR.ORG - 2017-11-20 09:15:37

Small Business Saturday event set in Iron County

IRON RIVER - The Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance will host the first Iron County Small Business Saturday event in collaboration with the nationally recognized "Shop Small" campaign on the traditional Saturday after Thanksgiving. Among a number of special holiday shopping incentives from busine

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Iron River man receives concurrent jail sentence

Tyler Polich CRYSTAL FALLS - An Iron River man serving jail time for a 2016 police chase received a concurrent six-month sentence Friday in an unrelated case. Tyler Roy Polich, 21, had been accused of entering a home on North Fifth Street in Iron River and assaulting a female victim March 30, then p


Columbia County to host 53rd Annual Christmas Parade

The Merchants Association of Columbia County presents the 53rd Annual Christmas Parade. The parade will be Sunday, Dec. 3rd from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The route begins at the intersection of N. Belair Road and Washington Road then winds down N. Belair Rd. to its intersection with Cox Road. If you can't m

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-20 14:52:51

SC high court vacates Abbeville lawsuit decision

On Friday, the South Carolina Supreme Court vacated a landmark decision that held the state accountable for poor, failing schools. In 2014, the court ruled 3-2 in a 21-year-old lawsuit, Abbeville et al. vs. the State of South Carolina, that the state failed to provide a "minimally adequate" educatio

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 21:00:00

Abbeville Co. Schools lawsuit dismissed

A battle over a lawsuit filed on behalf 39 rural public schools in 1993, has finally come to a close thanks a S.C. Supreme Court decision. In a 3-2 decision in 2014, the S.C. Supreme Court stated that South Carolina had failed to provide minimally adequate education to children in 8 of the state's p

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-20 18:21:49

Abbeville gets into Christmas spirit with annual tree lighting

ABBEVILLE - With the flick of a switch, Abbeville kicked off the holiday season Friday at the city's Christmas tree lighting. A crowd gathered on Abbeville's historic square to countdown to the lighting and watch as the golden bulbs illuminated - starting at the base and climbing to the star at its


City of Grovetown announces working holiday hours

The City of Grovetown has holiday hours they want you to be aware of. In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, all offices in City Hall and the Liberty Park Community Center will close at 1:00 p.m. Nov. 22nd and will reopen on Nov. 27th at 9:00 a.m. All offices are closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-20 15:59:41

Communties break bread and give thanks this season

Throughout the Greenwood area, people are giving reasons to say thanks. Charity events are coming up, offering free meals to those in need this holiday season. From 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, visitors to The Hut at 1310 E. Cambridge Ave. will be treated to a Thanksgiving dinner. Ham, turkey, dressing with gr


Uptown on display for Grape Stomp extravanganza

Uptown Greenwood was buzzing with activity Friday as hundreds of people got an early jump on holiday shopping - or at least ushered in the season - with the ninth annual Grape Stomp Wine Walk. During the course of 2 hours, patrons had a chance to browse the wares of a dozen merchants who hosted spec


Attorney General wants jail time for white-collar criminals

Among bankers and assistants, Greenwood had its share of white-collar criminal cases come to a head this year. Four Greenwood men were ordered to pay back more than $10 million for their involvement in a money-borrowing scheme, while others this year were charged in connection with taking money from


Ben Blum | Naperville NCTV17

Join host Candace Purdom as she talks with author Ben Blum about his book Ranger Games. Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school hockey star from a tight-knit Colorado family. He had one goal in life: endure a brutally difficult selection program, become a U.S. Army Ranger, and fight terroris

NCTV17.COM - 2017-11-20 22:00:04