Working on behalf of downtown business owners, the city Tuesday accepted more than $200,000 in Community Development Block Grants which will be used to give two downtown buildings a facelift.
Although Barbara Drake wasn’t born and raised in the Greenville community, you would never have guessed it by her dedication. With Drake’s passing last Thursday, the Greenville community lost a longtime supporter and public servant.
Last July, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) issued a bevy of new regulations on charity poker rooms as the result of an investigation that found several large-scale operations were illegally diverting money away from charities.
With a brightly lit torch leading the way on a cold and cloudy Thursday, runners of the third Law Enforcement Community Torch Run made their way through downtown Greenville to help raise money for Special Olympics.
Law enforcement communities across the state of Michigan are organizing torch runs, which serve as one of multiple fundraisers law enforcement and Special Olympics have teamed up for.
With a goal of raising $20,000 this year, Baldwin Heights Elementary kicked off its Walk-a-Thon fundraiser event Tuesday with a student assembly. With surprise visits from Griff, the Grand Rapids Griffins mascot, and Louie the Laker, the Grand Valley University mascot, Greenville High School football players and members of the Flat River Dance Company, the event was a pep rally of sorts to promote the fundraising event to students.
After three years of planning and several months of construction, a new pavilion at the Eureka Township Hall is nearing completion. “It’s been my dream for three years, said Mark Wilkin, the newly hired zoning administrator. “It’s going to be nice. It’s going to be for the residents.”
After three years of planning and several months of construction, a new pavilion at the Eureka Township hall is nearing completion.
A 34-year-old man was found dead alongside the road this morning after an early morning home invasion at his home on Pine Wood St.
For the fourth consecutive year, the non-profit organization Have Mercy will be hosting 5K and 10K races to help raise funds for emergency housing and food for the homeless in Montcalm and Ionia counties. Scheduled for Sept. 13, the event will be held at Klackle Orchards and will feature the two races, plus a Wag-n-Walk dog walk and a pancake breakfast.
Pastor Jerry Jones of First Congregational Church in Greenville is the third longest tenured pastor in the church’s 162-year history.