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Amber Martens says someone put something in her drink the night of double-fatal collision; Greenville police report tells another story

A woman who drunkenly drove and killed two pedestrians in Greenville last summer has posted multiple TikTok videos in an apparent attempt to express remorse and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving after drinking alcohol.

In her videos, Amber Martens of Gowen also claims that someone put something in one of her drinks on the night in question.

The TikTok videos don’t mention how Martens drank numerous alcoholic beverages over a period of 10 hours at six bars leading up to the double fatal collision.

Amber Martens requests jury trial on driving while license suspended charge

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Martens, Coral Bar, True North Tavern and Trufant Tavern also facing civil lawsuit related to alleged drunken driving double fatal

 A Gowen woman who was allegedly nearly three times over the legal limit for alcohol when she struck and killed two pedestrians in Greenville last summer is now facing another criminal case plus a civil lawsuit filed against her and three local bars.

Amber Martens, 34, was scheduled to appear in Montcalm County District Court on Tuesday morning for a pre-trial hearing on a driving while license suspended charge after a witness allegedly saw Martens driving on Jan. 2 and called police, who found Martens at the Greenville Walmart.

Greenville’ Christmas Bar Crawl’ aims to benefit Toys for Tots

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Reno Bar, True North Tavern, Winter Inn and Flo’s all participating in tonight’s event

Looking to drum up a little extra commerce, while also aiming to place a toy in the hands of every child this Christmas, April Bentley has taken a collaborative approach to spread holiday joy. 

The co-owner/operations manager of the Reno Bar in Greenville has taken a new approach to celebrating the holidays at her business by encouraging patrons to visit not only her establishment this evening, but the three other bars in the city’s historic downtown district

Local businesses step up to pay fees for up to 70 youth baseball players

Fundraisers at True North Tavern set for Feb. 4 and 5

Just shy of two months from celebrating his one-year anniversary of opening a new bar and restaurant, Lee Hawes already has his mind focused on finding a way to give back to the community that has supported his business.

Co-owner of True North Tavern on Lafayette Street in Greenville, Hawes and his fellow owners opened the new establishment in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and in the time since, Hawes said he’s felt nothing but support from the community.