Tag: Byron Taylor

Jimmy Buffet fans (Parrot-heads by trade) join Representative Dan Flynn at the 2018 Edition of the Chamber of Commerce Auction. Image courtesy of the Dan Flynn Organization.

Life’s A Beach

The only thing missing at the 2018 Life’s a Beach Annual Auction at Greenville Chamber of Commerce event in the Emerald Ballroom Saturday night was a dump truck load of white sand from Key West, Florida. Flip flops, Parrothead regalia, and Aloha Shirts were in abundance. Celebrities included Dan Flynn, Friendlee […]

Swag bags from Community Access were a popular job fair promotion. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

The Job Fair Was a Success!

The Greenville/Hunt County Chamber of Commerce organized a Job Fair at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center today.  Over twenty-nine businesses in the county showed up to take applications.  Byron Taylor, President of the Chamber, said “over 450 applicants signed in”. International Grain and Milling, Solvay, Innovation First International, D. Earls […]

The Creative Arts Community of Hunt County recently proposed using the former Johnson Street Church of Christ as a performing arts center. Image courtesy of the Johnson Street Church of Christ.

A Place for Art and Maybe a Space for a Makerspace

The Creative Arts Community of Greenville (CAC-Gvl) sponsored a luncheon in the former Johnson Street Church of Christ Thursday. The artistic community is active in theater, musical productions, artistic endeavors and dance. Chrissy Dickens, spokesperson for the group, stood in front of more than 25 influential community members including City of […]

Members of the Keep Greenville Beautiful Board cut the ribbon that begins another thirty years of cooperation between the city and various organizations.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

The Keep Greenville Beautiful Organization Turns 30

Scrap books filled with newspaper clippings showed thirty years of progress for the Keep Greenville Beautiful organization.  Three decades has seen a flyover for the railroad gulch that separated the city from the north and south.  A recycling program is now in place.  Lee Street has been cleaned up and […]

Micah Nichols created this miniature warrior as part of his special brand of art.  Photo courtesy of Micah Nichols and Facebook.

Art Exposition

The second Tuesday in March will transform one of the exhibit buildings at the fairground into a free art exposition.  Building “A” will become an art studio featuring artist from Hunt County of every stripe.  Metal workers, painters, chalk artis and wood working will be featured.  There may even be a […]