J Charles Rockafellow and Timothy Darnell await their Seiter Educational Service Center certificates of completion on Friday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Seiter Center awards certificates to four students

In a heartfelt ceremony, the Seiter Educational Service Center celebrated the accomplishments of four of its graduates. Camille Bradley, Timothy Darnell, Kelanie Jones and J Charles Rockafellow all received their certificates of completion Friday.

This pick-up truck was involved in an accident this afternoon in front of Jorgi's Marketplace on the north side of Greenville. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

UPDATE: Gowen man injured in M-91 accident on north side of Greenville

The Michigan State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2:40 p.m. Thursday on M-91 south of Wise Road.

The accident occurred in front of Jorgi’s Marketplace at 6403 S. Greenville Road (M-91).

Christopher Stanton

CC-C grad is new veteran resource representative

Veterans at Mid-Michigan Community College now have access to a new program launched by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Michigan College Access Network.

The program, known as the Michigan Veteran Education Initiative, places a veteran resource representative on college campuses throughout the state, to help provide one-on-one support and help with the transition from soldier to student.

Pete Haines

Greenville superintendent is finalist for Ottawa ISD position

Unbeknownst to most who dwell in Greenville, there has been an epic battle unfolding during the past couple of weeks. Albeit, that battle is being fought in suits and ties, with politely folded hands atop hardwood tables, in a board room.

Author and former Greenville resident Susan Lovell will be in town Wednesday at Robbins Book List to sign copies of her new book, “Behold a Rainbow.”

Greenville native pens sequel to ‘The Sandpiper’

Fans of Susan Lovell’s novel, “The Sandpiper,” will finally get the closure they’ve been longing for with her latest offering, “Behold a Rainbow.” Lovell will be in town from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robbins Book List to sign copies and discuss the book with readers.

During Tuesday’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting, Land and Resource Engineering Inc. President Todd Olin discusses a new site plan for the construction project of the EZ Mart Mobil gas station located at the corner of Clay and Washington streets. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville reviews EZ Mart site expansion

Venturing into unknown waters can be trying for even the most stouthearted. But, as they say, fortune favors the bold.

On Wednesday, The Chosen Ones Assistant Sgt. of Arms Greg Alexander and Vice President Jerry Cook joined the Montcalm Township Board meeting to hear the 4-1 decision concerning a special land use permit to operate their clubhouse in the township. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Montcalm Township approves special land use permit for motorcycle club

For the second time in a week, Montcalm Township Hall was inundated with leather-clad bikers rolling-in on their Harleys … and one blue sedan. Burley, bearded and benevolent, members of The Chosen Ones joined the Montcalm Township Board to witness the final decision concerning their clubhouse.


JUST IN: Greenville Planning Commission discusses EZ mart expansion

GREENVILLE —The EZ Mart Mobil gas station in Greenville is one step closer to a complete renovation. On Thursday, the City of Greenville Planning Commission held a public hearing concerning a revised site plan for the EZ Mart construction project. Located at the corner of Clay and Washington Streets, the project will drastically expand the [...]

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Area Specialist Aileen Waldron, at right, discusses grant and loan opportunities during Tuesday’s Greenville DDA meeting, while Michigan Economic Development Corp. Community Assistance Specialist Ryan Kilpatrick listens. At top right, Kilpatrick discusses facade grants for Greenville and Montcalm County. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville DDA learns about financial assistance opportunities

Renovating a building, whether business or residential needs, can be costly. However, there are a multitude of programs that can offer grants and low-interest loans to ease the financial burden on property owners looking to spruce up their buildings.

Greenville High School shop teacher Adam Hopkins and Bruce Aittama stand in their shop with some of their students’ wood work: A set of bows and a finely crafted chair. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville students get 72 awards at industrial arts competition

When it comes to showing off industrial technological skills, the students of the industrial arts programs at Greenville Public Schools are some of the best. Last Friday, students from the shop classes at Greenville High School and Greenville Middle School entered 84 projects into the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society (MITES) regional competition. Joining more than 800 other entries at Coopersville High School, the Greenville students did exceptionally well in seven categories, including wood working, metal working, computer-aided design (CAD), welding and machining.