The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Local News

August 24, 2008

School zones, curfew also return Monday

GREENVILLE — Students will be returning to classes Monday in the Greenville Independent School District, as well as most area public and private schools.

Monday also means a return to active traffic zones and calls for the annual reminders about school bus safety and the daytime curfew.

School zones mean reduced speed from the start of the zone to the end of the zone, rather than slowing down after you arrive and speeding up before you exit. Greenville Police Department officers are scheduled to be on hand to monitor and enforce the local school zones.

Children should be instructed to cross streets at crosswalks, especially if crossing guards are available.

Passing a stopped school bus is illegal and can land a motorists in jail if the bus driver reports them. When a bus is stopped, motorists on either side of the road must stop until the bus driver pulls in the “stop” sign and turns off the flashing lights.

The City of Greenville’s daytime curfew also goes back into effect Monday. Children under 17 should be off city streets between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. school days. Juveniles are also forbidden from being on local streets between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and between midnight and 6 a.m. on weekends.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Field.jpg GISD trustees approve replacing track, turf

    When the Greenville High School football team takes the field in August, they will be marching out onto new turf.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Royce Tawater.jpg Guilty pleas expected in July 2013 shootings

    A  Greenville man, sentenced to state prison earlier this year on a weapons charge, is scheduled to plead guilty today to multiple counts involving two different shootings in July 2013.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • GPD stock photo.jpg Guilty plea given in child injury case

    A local woman has pleaded guilty to seriously injuring a child in Greenville in February of last year.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Greenville Police Department patch.jpg Trial set in BB gun vandalism case

    A trial date has been set for a Greenville man, charged with causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage by firing a BB gun at dozens of local homes, vehicles and businesses.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Joshua Flowers chase wreck.jpg One arrested following stolen vehicle chase

    A Tarrant County man is in custody at the Hunt County Jail, after being thrown from a stolen vehicle which he allegedly crashed following a brief Sunday afternoon chase.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jefferies.jpg Bond issue questions asked, answered

    If the proposed $72.275 million Greenville Independent School District bond passes, the district will move from the third-lowest school district tax rate in Hunt County to sixth out of 11 school districts in tax rates.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Start of mall project getting closer

    Something new has been added to the property on which rests Crossroads Mall in Greenville, but it is not another store or restaurant.

    April 15, 2014

  • Painting_With_a_Twist_feature_(1).1.jpg "it gets easier and easier'

    Diagnosed with terminal cancer, with only about a month left to live, Quinlan resident Mike Loftin needed a spiritual lift, something fun and entertaining to keep his mind off of his illness.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hall votes against Ryan’s budget

    On April 10, the House of Representatives passed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget, a plan that includes $5.1 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years without changing the tax code.

    April 15, 2014

  • Reward offered in burned cat case

    April 15, 2014

Featured Ads
Photos


See more photos and purchase prints here.

Poll

What's your favorite spring high school sport?

Swimming and diving
Wrestling
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Golf
Track and Field
Softball
Baseball
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Must Read
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Reader's Choice