Tag: Greenville

The Interstate 30 corridor is home to Greenville Retail! Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Retail Brings $620 Million to Hunt County

Gregg Simms and the staff at Economic Development state  “$620 million comes to Greenville, Hunt County’s  Retail Hub”.  These sales draw from 300,000 consumers living in the retail trade area every day.  Sixty per cent of retail sales come from outside Greenville’s 5-mile retail zone. Gregg went on to state that “Greenville […]

West Ward School circa 1890. Image courtesy of Google.

Early Schools in Greenville

Linda Owens, Assistant Director of the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum spoke to Rotary Club this morning regarding early schools in Greenville in the late 1890’s. The first schools were provided by churches on Sunday. This is where the term Sunday School comes from.  It was not long before private individuals […]

The property owner is building a shell for retail or office space. A bull dozer is deep in the basement area while an excavator piles mounds of soil up. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

New Construction on Wesley Street

Steve Methven, Greenville Code Officer, confirms a new office or retail outlet is being constructed between the Jack in the Box and the Kincy Abstract and Sabine Title Company near 6715 Wesley Street. A car wash recently occupied this address.   [the_ad_group id=”1017″]   It is reported that the building will […]

This bungalow located at 2510 College Street has been condemned and is scheduled to be demolished. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

The Wrecking Ball is on the Way

The Greenville Substandard Structures Committee has identified four substandard structures that do not meet current city codes and for all practical purposes are uninhabitable.  This means that the city notified the owner of the property by certified mail and the owner then has thirty days to demolish the property.  There […]