Latest Greenville, Texas Stories

2008-10-03 15:00:20

By DIANA BOWLEY; OF THE NEWS STAFF GREENVILLE - In an unusual move, town officials demanded this week that the National Weather Service either upgrade its automated surface observation system at the Greenville airport or remove it to allow the town to secure funding for a better system from the Federal Aviation Administration. Town officials and local pilots have worked for more than five years - without success - to get the NWS to upgrade the system so pilots get an accurate weather...

2008-06-24 02:29:58

By Brad Kellar, Greenville Herald-Banner, Greenville, Texas Jun. 23--GREENVILLE -- A lack of funding has grounded this year's scheduled air show at Majors Field, the City of Greenville Municipal Airport. The 2008 Greenville Airport Fly-in and Aviation Expo, which had been planned for Sept. 27, has been canceled, according to a statement released by organizer Carl Brown with the Hunt County Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 914. Brown said hard economic times and the loss...

2008-06-16 18:00:16

By Brad Kellar, Greenville Herald-Banner, Greenville, Texas Jun. 16--GREENVILLE -- Efforts are underway among city government and business leaders to help keep the "green" in Greenville. "To be 'Green' or not to be 'Green' -- That is the environmental question" was the theme of Friday's "Wake Up to the Issues!" breakfast, sponsored by the Greenville Chamber, which tackled issues ranging from encouraging recycling to efforts underway by GEUS, the local electric utility system, to invest in...

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