For some it was merely a day out of class. For others it was their first step on the path to a career. Last Wednesday, 46 area students joined a comprehensive tour of manufacturing facilities in Greenville. In a series of groups, students were given an intimate look at Greenville Tool & Die Co., Federal-Mogul Corp., Clarion Technologies, Aggressive Tooling Inc. and West MI Compounding.
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There was a heavy police presence at Cedar Crest Elementary School in Greenville last week … and the students were thrilled.
The search for a Greenville Public Schools superintendent is down to two finalists. During a special school board meeting Wednesday, board members discussed, deliberated and debated the merits of the three superintendent candidates chosen for second interviews: Greenville’s Chief Operations Officer and Associate Superintendent Korie Crawford, Greenville’s Director of Student Services Linda VanHouten and Ronald Wilson, the former superintendent of Howell Public Schools.
Dennis Magirl of the Greenville Department of Public Safety recently had to turn in his sergeant stripes. As a replacement, he was given a set of gold oak leaf clusters after he was promoted to the position of deputy director.
A little boy died as the result of a tragic accident in the heart of Greenville on Monday. At about 11:24 a.m., the 4-year-old boy was struck and killed by a pickup truck as he attempted to cross an intersection on his scooter. He was crossing with an adult family member. Greenville Department of Public Safety (GDPS) arrived at the intersection of West Washington Street and South Lafayette Streets within minutes to find the little boy lying in the street while the distraught family member stood by.
On Wednesday, as the eye of the sun sank below the horizon, a battle commenced deep in the heart of the Greenville Public Schools Central Services Building. The Battle of the Five.
Dicastal North America is gearing up for production, but before they really take off they need some cash. About $5 million, to be exact.
Right now there is calm, but come next week a showdown will begin right in the heart of Greenville’s educational system. During a special meeting of the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education on Monday, a handful of educational Goliaths were chosen to fight for the title of “Super.” The board deliberated in closed session for more than two hours to choose the five most qualified candidates to step into the vacant superintendent position in the school district.
The Greenville Planning Commission is discussing gas stations … again. During Thursday’s meeting, commissioners held a work session concerning a site plan for a special land use permit for Murphy Oil USA Inc., which plans on constructing a gas station on the south side of Wal-Mart facing M-57. The gas station will be accessible from the Wal-Mart service drive.
For most, the Great Dansk Parade is merely an enjoyable and entertaining event at the Danish Festival. But not for Bryan Armock. For Armock, the Great Dansk Parade means legacy.