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More From Recent City Council Meeting

Now that the City of Greenville and Bond County have signed a new agreement for animal control, the city has begun catching up on payments it owes to the county. At last week’s city council...

CEO Class To Host Dodgeball Classic

On Sunday January the 27th, this year’s Bond County CEO class will be hosting a dodgeball tournament as their class business. The event will be located in Greenville University Recreational Center (425-499) North Elm...

Seeking A Unit 2 High School Principal

bond County Unit 2 is accepting applications for a high school principal. Current Principal Wendy Porter will be retiring at the end of this school year. Superintendent Wes Olson said the selection process will be an...

Pre-Registration For 2019 HSHS Holy Family Hospital Health Fair

Spring is just around the corner and so is one of Greenville’s biggest annual events, the HSHS Holy Family Hospital’s Health Fair, taking place on March 15 from 7:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

Petitions Available For Mulberry Grove Village Board

When the consolidated election is held in April, there will be three vacancies on the Mulberry Grove Village Board; two trustees and one clerk. Each is a four-year term. Residents interesting in filling those...

Fair Board Makes Adjustments In Absence Of Debatin

The Bond County Fair Association last week held its first meeting since the passing of its long-time secretary, Judy Debatin. The secretary position was a topic for the board, but first President Craig Woker paid...

GES December Kindness Award Winners

Each month this year, Greenville Elementary School recognized students who behaved kindly. Teachers and staff record things they see students do, out of kindness, and Principal Swingler chooses six students at random for...

Snow Dragon!

We've had lots of photos of snow men/women submitted to us...and even one snow cat. But a snow dragon?!?! WGEL listener Dawn Reddick spotted one on 5th Street in Greenville and shared this photo...

More Winter Wonderland Photos

WGEL listeners continue to submit their Winter Wonderland photos from over the weekend. If you'd like to share any, email ryan@wgel.com or text us at 618-664-3300 on the Bradford National Bank text line.

231 FCI Staff Members Impacted By Government Shutdown

The federal government shutdown is in its third week and federal workers missed their first paycheck Friday. That includes 231 federal law enforcement officers at the Greenville Federal Correctional Institution. WGEL spoke with FCI...