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Farm Heritage Museum To Host Train Show

The Farm Heritage Museum will host the American Heritage Railroad’s first train show in Greenville this summer on Saturday, June 14. Railroad President David Kessinger told WGEL the show will include vendors with train models...

Greenville Firefighters Called To Gas Smell

Greenville Firefighters were dispatched Thursday, at 11:00 p.m., to a reported smell of gas at a residence on Oak Street, owned by Greenville College.  According to the fire department report, a strong odor of...

Deadly Flu Season Continues

The nation is still in the grips of a deadly flu season. At least 41 states are reporting widespread cases of the illness, which is predominately the H1N1 strain. The Centers for Disease Control...

Greenville College Welcomes Rachel Held Evans To Campus February 6-7

Greenville College is pleased to welcome Rachel Held Evans to campus on Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7. Evans is an award winning Christian author, blogger and speaker whose blog receives over a...

Tractor Shows Coming To Farm Heritage Museum

One of the topics in the recent Greenville Tourism Committee meeting was upcoming tractor shows, to be held at the American Farm Heritage Museum. Museum representative Sherry Schaefer told WGEL the J.I. Case Collector’s Club...

Greenville Firefighters Respond To Truck Rollover And Grass Fire

Greenville Firefighters responded Wednesday morning at 5:48 a.m., to a report of smoke from a semi-truck involved a rollover accident at the 45 mile marker on the westbound off-ramp of Interstate 70. According to...

Star Of Science Channel Show Coming To Greenville

Since November 2010 viewers of the Science Channel have been amused - and occasionally perplexed - by “Oddities”, a program centered on Obscura Antiques and Oddities, a unique New York store that sells everything...

Plan Commission Approves Greenville Commons Details

The Greenville Plan Commission held a public hearing Monday night regarding Greenville Commons, the planned development – by T Bow, Inc. – on the old Greenville Jr. High grounds. There were no comments from...

Mother Sentenced For Lying About Child’s Death

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who was stabbed to death by her uncle is going to jail for lying about the crime. Ciara DeRyke of Effingham pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice for claiming...

Hospital Auxiliary Gives Largest Donation To Date

The Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary presented their annual gift to Greenville Regional Hospital Tuesday, donating the largest amount in Auxiliary history. “We are extremely proud and excited for our Auxiliary, and thanks to all the...