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Has Greenville Country Christmas come to an end?

Rick Patrick Greene Publishing, Inc. During the regular meeting of the Greenville Town Council on Tuesday, Oct. 10, Kathy Reams, informed the Council members and those gathered for the meeting that the Greenville Country Christmas Committee had voted to discontinue the 30-year tradition. Reams, who is the head of the independent committee, said the reason for the decision was because of the lack of volunteer support and dwindling vendor participation. It was pointed out that the Greenville Country Christmas is a separate entity with its own board. It is not…

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“Trouble with your current credit card”

Lynette Veit Greene Publishing, Inc. The scammers never sleep. A local woman has reported numerous daily phone calls telling her there is “trouble with your current credit card.” Not Visa, Discover, AMEX, or any other named card – just “your current credit card.” She has always hung up on the caller, but the calls continue. Furthermore, the number on her Caller ID always shows up as a local number, with the 997 exchange; in one case, it was the phone number of a local restaurant, but when she spoke to…

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Town of Greenville: MCSO: No agreement with Town of Greenville

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart, there currently is no agreement between the Town of Greenville and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) to provide extra patrols for the town. During a recent budget workshop for the Town of Greenville, discussion regarding extra patrols from the MCSO took place. The amount of $25,000 was put into the town budget in order to fund an interlocal agreement between the Town of Greenville and the MCSO to allow for a part-time deputy sheriff to provide extra…

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County Commission: Gavel passed to new County Commission Chair

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. At the beginning of the meeting of the Board of Madison County Commissioners on Wednesday, Oct. 11, the gavel was passed from Alfred Martin to the new Commission Chairman, Wayne Vickers. “I really do appreciate the work of the Commissioners, I’ve enjoyed my time as Chairman,” said Martin as he passed the gavel to Vickers. Sheriff Ben Stewart informed the Board of a possible interlocal agreement between the Town of Greenville and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office to provide extra patrols for the town. This…

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