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Robbins Book List manager Kevin Powell, right, says local businesses can offer customers personalized services unavailable online or at big box stores. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Online retailers would have you believe that the perfect shopping experience is just a mouse click away. Sure, shopping online is easy; there are no lines, no slogs through snowy streets, no parking issues. But that’s only half the story.

COGG discusses vision statement going into 2015

Posted in: Local Saturday, December 20th, 2014

As the last days of 2014 descend on the city, the Coalition of Greater Greenville (COGG) is looking ahead to 2015. During its December meeting, the group discussed the several points of its vision statement.

Local shopping offers personal touch, knowledgeable advice

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, December 19th, 2014

Online retailers would have you believe that the perfect shopping experience is just a mouse click away. Sure, shopping online is easy; there are no lines, no slogs through snowy streets, no parking issues. But that’s only half the story.

Greenville receives annual financial report, shows positive trends

Posted in: Local Friday, December 19th, 2014

It’s the end of the year and the city of Greenville just got its end-of-the-year financial report card, which showcased mostly positive marks. During the last regular meeting of 2014, the Greenville City Council heard the city’s annual financial report for the fiscal year. Joe Verlin of Gabridge and Co. gave the report for the fiscal year of June 30, 2013, to June 30, 2014.

Sports
Greenville senior Amanda Kerschen dribbles the ball along the baseline for the Yellow Jackets during Tuesday’s game at Central Montcalm. Kerschen finished the game with five points. - Courtesy photo/Jamie McNinch

It took until the final minutes of the first quarter before the Greenville Yellow Jackets found some momentum. The Yellow Jackets used quickness and their height inside to defeat the Central Montcalm Hornets 58-33 on Tuesday night.

Kemp’s 24 helps Greenville to win over Central Montcalm

Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top News, Sports Top Story Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

It took until the final minutes of the first quarter before the Greenville Yellow Jackets found some momentum. The Yellow Jackets used quickness and their height inside to defeat the Central Montcalm Hornets 58-33 on Tuesday night.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Dec. 16

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Lakeview 40, Newaygo 29: The Wildcats beat the Lions in a CSAA crossover game Tuesday night by holding Newaygo to just three points in the second quarter. Sadie Massie led Lakeview with 12 points and Maddie Shurlow had eight points and seven rebounds…

THE REVIEW: Tasting a title

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

t’s been a long time coming. The paper bag hoods have been placed on the shelf and a devoted group of football enthusiasts are learning to revisit an aspect of the game that seems to have avoided Detroit Lions fans for far too long.

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  • THE REVIEW: Tasting a title

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

    t’s been a long time coming. The paper bag hoods have been placed on the shelf and a devoted group of football enthusiasts are learning to revisit an aspect of the game that seems to have avoided Detroit Lions fans for far too long.

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  • UPDATE: Stanton motorist apprehended after hitting Greenville bicyclist, fleeing

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

    A Greenville man was seriously injured after an alleged drunken driver struck him with a vehicle Monday afternoon on M-66.

    Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a car/bicycle crash on Sheridan Road near Pakes Road around 2:21 p.m.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Dec. 13

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

    Belding takes Kent City Invitational: The Redskins won all five matches they wrestled in to take the title at the Kent City Invitational Saturday. Belding started out with a 63-15 win over Wyoming Godwin Heights, then beat Holland 72-12, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 59-10, the host Eagles 54-17 and Rockford 37-36…

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  • Greenville home destroyed in fire, all occupants escape safely

    Monday, December 15th, 2014
    Posted in: G.Slider, Greenville, Local, News, News Top Story, Photos

    As John Bowen, 18, stood outside his home shortly after midnight Monday, he could only watch through watery eyes while firefighters continued to battle back embers and flames that continued to poke through the roof of the residence.

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