Leaping into 33-degree water on a cold February afternoon takes the type of courage gladiators would find hard to muster. But the 130 participants of the 2015 Turk Lake Polar Plunge did not bat an eye as they plunged into the depths of Turk Lake on Saturday.
The Washington Club began in 1866, when John and Eliza Ashley of Grattan Township invited several other couples to celebrate the birth of America’s premiere founding father.
The Ashleys would likely be surprised and pleased to learn the club is going strong 150 years later.
The Greenville City Council has been in the middle of a discussion about a possible conflict of interest in the most recent mayoral appointment to the Greenville Area Community Foundation Board.
Sometimes even the most law-abiding citizens can find going the speed limit is easier said than done.
Traveling five to 10 miles per hour over the speed limit is a breeze, particularly when one is not paying attention to the speedometer or is in a hurry. There also are areas of road where traveling faster than the set speed limit seems logical to some.
A successful city needs a successful chamber of commerce. As it turns out, Greenville has one of the best. After yet another successful year advocating for this community, the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and awards celebration. The event highlighted the accomplishments of the chamber last year and handed out annual awards.
Every musician who picks up an instrument dreams of making it big. Whether it is a guitar, a trumpet or even a kazoo, those who posses musical talent want to play for a crowd. Big or small. That goes double for a rock band. Maybe even triple.
Battling addiction, in any of its forms, is a painful and sorrowful experience to go through for everyone involved. Many who try to get an upper hand on their addiction feel like there is no way out. Worst of all, they feel like they are alone.
But there is a way out, and they are not alone.
In October 2012, Grace Wilhelm and her husband, the Rev. Jeff Wilhelm, were driving back from a prayer conference on Mackinac Island when Grace received a phone call that shook the very foundation of her life.
Tammy Hollinshead is planning a zombie apocalypse. Ground zero will be Turk Lake.
The Greenville Downtown Development Authority exists to improve the many facets of downtown — from the facades to the streets to the parks to the very atmosphere of downtown.