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Donna and Clinton Pettiet have a new skylight above their hot tub on the porch of their house on North Lake Ferguson Road. It wasn’t a planned skylight, but when the tornado ripped through their property a week ago, it made its own decisions.
Cutting a rug for a good cause is exactly what the Greenville Arts Council is giving folks an opportunity to do next weekend.
Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house. 
Downtown Greenville received significant damage after early Saturday morning’s  storms that blew through the area.
Greenville City Council members voted to increase both their own and the mayor’s salary at a special meeting on Thursday.


Lee: St. Jude passionate about saving children’s lives

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

“No child should die in the dawn of life.”

Those words from St. Jude founder Danny Thomas are the ideal and essentially the foundation upon which St. Jude was built.

Major Gift Advisor for St. Jude Colin Lee expanded on that ideal as he was the guest speaker at Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting.



2 local schools raise $3K each from Cars for Classrooms fundraiser

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Two local schools raised a total of $6,000 through the Chrysler’s Cars for Classrooms fundraiser held in the fall.

On Oct. 22, James Ceranti Motors partnered with TR Sanders Elementary School in Hollandale and Weddington Elementary School in Greenville on Oct. 24 to raise $3,000 for each initiative.


Beyond the Hardwood giving back with 3rd annual Christmas Basketball Camp

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Doing what they love and managing to give back is a plus in the eyes of local organization Beyond the Hardwood.

Beyond the Hardwood is hosting their third annual Christmas Basketball Camp: Christmas Presents Giveaway this Saturday at the YMCA, 1688 Fairgrounds Road.



Reed Road construction work expected to be done by February

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Motorists may have noticed traffic cones along Reed Road diverting traffic.

Although there is no definite completion date, the Daniel Street Pump Station near the west end of Reed Road is still undergoing repairs and the city’s Public Works Department hopes to have it completed by February.







LSD passes $6.9M bond this week with mixed reactions

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Christmas came early for the Leland School District (LSD) as its second attempt of getting the school bond proposal to pass was successful, this time with an approved amount of $6.9 million.

After the 1,229 machine votes, absentee ballots and affidavits were totaled, there were 775 in favor of the bond and 460 not in favor of it.



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