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Both good and bad business news for GreenvilleThere is a combination of both good and bad news to report about the Greenville business scene.On the plus side, the city of Greenville is enjoying a robust increase in sales tax rebate revenue generated from local merchants and a downtown supermarket that closed last year is getting close to reopening.On the other hand, two major department stores that are part of the Promenade Shopping Center are in their final days.  A rededication of a percentage of the sales tax revenue goes toward the 4A economic development corporation.• A former grocery store at 2601 King St. is seeing new life, as crews have been renovating the 17,000-square-foot building, most recently the home of Migalito’s Supermercado until it closed in September 2017.Roberto Meza, who originally opened the Supermercado in 2006, has returned to reopen it as the Fresco Supermarket.• The J.C. Penney store in Greenville is scheduled to close its doors this summer, according to an announcement in June from the company’s corporate office. A clearance sale was in progress at the store Wednesday.Listen to The Lighter SideThe official community podcast of Hunt County. On every episode, we tell the story of our community by celebrating and sharing your story.Emily Rodriguez @ Quiero Brow Barshe does Powder brows or micro shadingGo and check her out. She’s such a sweetheart . She’s very caring, and gentle, and very professional! Loving my Brows, Won’t he do it!  By appointment only and also can be found on fb 2701 Sunset Strip Unit 111 Greenville, TX 75402 United StatesOngoing construction to make downtown McKinney more walkable, city saysThe first phase of an extensive downtown McKinney construction project is set to finish this fall, as work continues on the “Light Up Louisiana” project on Louisiana Street.Ongoing work is taking place between Church Street and Kentucky Street, with construction between Tennessee Street and Highway 5 scheduled to begin early in 2021.  The project includes “necessary utility, drainage and pedestrian improvements and will also include upgrades to paving, landscape and lighting,” the city says.With wider sidewalks, hanging light bulbs and more planters and traffic-easing infrastructure, the program should help the area become more pedestrian friendly, allowing people to more easily walk between businesses and entertainment destinations in the area.Check out Samantha Lewis @ Pawpin style Decalson FB and IGShe’s good at Decals and logosfor you to put on your car or mug or something.Georgia LandersGeorgia’s Talk podcast on every Podcast streaming outlet please go and check it out thanks!

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