News
Volunteer and retired teacher Dan Eagles, left, helped share the philanthropy bug with Lincoln Heights students Layna Gunderson, center, and Carlie Peterman. The two girls recently held a fundraising campaign of their own devising for Habitat for Humanity. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Some fifth grade girls save up for new bead-making kits, the latest Harry Potter novel or maybe a new outfit for a favorite Barbie doll. But when Lincoln Heights Elementary School students Layna Gunderson and Carlie Peterman recently broke open their piggy banks, the money went to a more serious purpose.

BUSINESS BEAT: Floor covering with a family touch

Posted in: Business Beat, Greenville Saturday, September 20th, 2014

If shopping at Dave’s Carpet seems just a little more comfortable than it does most places, it might be because the store is run like a family, by a family. Greenville’s newest outlet for a wide variety of floor coverings, Dave’s opened in June at 6505 S. Greenville Road and has been growing steadily ever since.

Carolyn Slocum named Spirit of Caring Award recipient

Posted in: Local Friday, September 19th, 2014

This year’s recipient of the Fred and Lena Meijer Spirit of Caring Award has a lengthy history of giving back to the community, especially to hundreds of students, whose lives she changed over her many years of teaching.

In surprise fashion, Carolyn Slocum was announced by last year’s Spirit of Caring award winner Joyce London as this year’s winner to a room full of applause at the Winter Inn on Thursday evening.

A matter of life and death

Posted in: Local Friday, September 19th, 2014

As topics go, they don’t get much heavier than those discussed Thursday evening at the Ash Technology and Learning Center as part of this year’s One Book One County initiative.

This year’s featured book, “Me Before You,” by Jojo Moyes, deals with Will, a man confined to a wheelchair following an accident and his eventual decision to end his own life.

Sports
From left, Greenville defenders Conner Wyckoff (18) Caleb Jeanette (1) Hunter Tobey (36) and Cody Buchanan (76) bring down Comstock Park running back Monterio Smith (1) Friday evening at Legacy Field in Greenville. - Cory Smith

Greenville coach Dave Moore said the Yellow Jackets needed to stop the running game of the Comstock Park Panthers. It took a half, but the Yellow Jackets did just that. Trailing 16-14 at halftime, Greenville held the Panthers scoreless in the second half and pounded out three touchdowns of its own for a 37-16 victory on Friday night at Legacy Field.

THE REVIEW: Recognizing a legacy

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Everyone has a story to tell. For local entrepreneur Bob Sullivan it spans generations and encompasses some of the greatest moments in Michigan’s storied history of business and baseball.

Greenville inducts third class into Athletic Hall of Fame

Posted in: High School Monday, September 15th, 2014

The rain didn’t damper the celebration at Legacy Field. On Friday, Greenville High School inducted its third class into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Three individuals and one team joined the 14 others already in the Hall of Fame.

ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept 13

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Monday, September 15th, 2014

Greenville boys seventh, girls sixth at Sparta: The Yellow Jacket boys scored 177 points to finish seventh in the Blue division of the Sparta Invitational Saturday, while the girls scored 170 for sixth place…

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  • Drake was a dedicated community servant

    Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    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.

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  • THE REVIEW: Recognizing a legacy

    Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Everyone has a story to tell. For local entrepreneur Bob Sullivan it spans generations and encompasses some of the greatest moments in Michigan’s storied history of business and baseball.

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  • Greenville area hops farm reaping benefits of craft beer craze (PHOTOS)

    Monday, September 15th, 2014
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    From buds to beer, there’s no denying the business of craft beer in Michigan has taken off in recent years. For two consecutive years, the nearby metropolitan city of Grand Rapids has been voted “Beer City USA” and as many as 150 breweries are now operating within the state with another 44 brewery licenses currently pending.

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  • Greenville inducts third class into Athletic Hall of Fame

    Monday, September 15th, 2014
    Posted in: High School

    The rain didn’t damper the celebration at Legacy Field. On Friday, Greenville High School inducted its third class into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Three individuals and one team joined the 14 others already in the Hall of Fame.

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