Tag: Keep Greenville Beautiful Foundation

The Sons of Confederate Veterans picked up trash along Business 69 just outside of town. Courtesy photo by Gerry Satterwhite.

Greenville Trash Collectors

Keep Greenville Beautiful organized thirteen teams of trash collectors for the annual Trash Off Day.  The teams met at the First Baptist Church downtown to go to their respective starting points.  It was a Herculean effort but approximately 5-tons of trash was collected along the city’s highways and byways. [the_ad_group […]

Kids of all ages swarmed the Easter Bunny at the Home and Garden Show. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

The Easter Bonnie

Bonnie Stewart started the Home and Garden Show off by making an appearance as the “Easter Bonnie”.  Plastic eggs, wrapped candies and gift certificates were scattered on the lawn at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center. The crowd was larger than anticipated. [the_ad_group id=”1017″] The kids were lined up with their […]

Pamela paints a cotton bow on the building at Washington and Stonewall in Greenville. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

King Cotton

Cotton was king in the 1920-60’s in Hunt County.  Gins operated twenty four hours per day during harvest.  Cotton wagons lined the roads leading to the gins.  During October nights lint was burned in furnaces near every cross road gin in the county. Pamela Edwards is putting finishing touches on […]