Rowdy shoppers, often pushing and shoving to get at what they wanted, jostled for items as they crammed the aisles of stores during the dark mayhem of Black Friday sales … is what many thought they would hear after the fact. However, the truth of the matter was vastly different. At least when it came to Greenville.
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Pencil lead. That’s what most people think of when they hear the word “graphite.” It’s understandable, considering graphite has been used in pencils since the mid-1600s (incidentally, actual lead never was used in the manufacture of pencils — it was always graphite).
GREENVILLE — Heavily-recruited Greenville junior girls basketball player Paige Hallock has had to make a decision as to where she wanted to play in college. She had been receiving offers for multiple schools. But on Tuesday, she posted on Twitter she verbally committed to play for Grand Valley State University. “I had known for about [...]
Driving is one of the fundamental rites of passage for any U.S. teenager. However, driving is a great responsibility, guided by choices behind the wheel. A wrong choice can have severe repercussions.
Voters elected an incumbent and a newcomer to the Greenville City Council on Tuesday.
Councilman Larry Moss received 265 votes to retain his seat while Sylvia Warner came in close behind with 262 votes to earn a seat.
They easily bested their fellow challengers — attorney Kathleen Dunne who received 74 votes and former Belding city manager Meg Mullendore who received 53 votes. Moss has been on the Greenville City Council since 2008 and works as an English and communications instructor at Montcalm Community College. He campaigned with the goal to understand what will bring young adults back to Greenville. He wants to make the city more attractive to millennials, the newest generation entering the workforce, starting families and looking for a place to settle. “It makes me feel honored and humbled to have the support of the citizens of Greenville and to be able to go back to work to serve the community,” Moss said. “I know we got our word out and talked to a lot of people and got the message out about what we wanted to do and the people responded and I’m pleased. I’m thrilled to be able to get back to work for the people of Greenville.”
The search for a new Greenville Public Schools superintendent is officially over. Linda VanHouten has taken her place as superintendent of the district. The Greenville Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the contract for VanHouten’s new position during a special meeting on Monday night.
Adam Brown has shuffled his career between multiple manufacturing jobs. Working as a machine operator, he’s always held out hope that he would finally land a job where he could return home feeling valued.
Imagine looking down and seeing a 4-foot, pale white worm come squirming out of the skin of your calf. It is an image of which nightmares are made. Aryc Mosher is intimately familiar with this squirming terror. Mosher does not work on the set of a Hollywood horror movie but deals with a real-life monster known as the Guinea worm.
Federal-Mogul may look like a small town manufacturing plant, nestled as it is along the railroad tracks on the east end of the city. Looks can be deceiving. In reality, the company is a global juggernaut with “sister plants” spanning the globe; South Africa, Poland and 21 other countries are home to Federal-Mogul, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary in the Greenville location.
You cannot learn to ride a bike by reading a book about it. Acquiring and mastering a skill comes more from practicing the act, rather than merely studying it. This is a fact the firefighters of the Montcalm Township Fire Department take to heart.