Posted on: April 12, 2018

BB&T Fall for Greenville Doantes More than $53,000 to Local Nonprofits

BB&T Fall for Greenville today announced that it has awarded more than $53,000 to seven local nonprofit organizations through its Fall for Giving program. The program was created to support the efforts of nonprofit organizations whose programs directl...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

City to Hold Groundbreaking to Celebrate National Community Development Week

In celebration of National Community Development Week (April 2 – 6), the City of Greenville held a groundbreaking ceremony at a home at 310 South Calhoun Street. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Impact of the CDBG and HO...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

April is “Second Chance Month” in the City of Greenville

Mayor Knox White has proclaimed April as “Second Chance Month” in the city of Greenville. The proclamation aims to honor the tireless work carried out by the Greenville Re-entry Coalition, a network of local organizations that...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Greenville Housing Fund Launch Supports Affordable and Workforce Housing Development

City leaders launched the non-profit Greenville Housing Fund this morning, and announced the availability of approximately $2 million in equity funding for the development of affordable and workforce housing within the city.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Tree Restoration and Replacement Project

On Monday, April 2, 2018, the City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department will continue its ongoing tree restoration and replacement program along Main Street between Beattie Place and Pendleton Street. The purpose of this project is to achieve the...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

City Dedicates Eugenia Duke Bridge

Mayor Pro Tem Jil Littlejohn was joined this morning by representatives from Duke Brands and other community leaders to officially dedicate the pedestrian bridge located behind the Wyche Pavilion as the Eugenia Duke Bridge. Discussion about naming the bri...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

New Parking Lots Opening at Greenville Zoo

The first of two new parking lots in Cleveland Park is now open, and weather permitting, the second lot is scheduled to be paved this week. The two new lots were built to offset the pending loss of parking spaces when ReWa begins construction of a sewer t...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Greenlink Launches Smartphone App

Greenlink has launched FindGreenlink, a new smartphone app for Android and iOS devices designed to remove the guesswork for customers by providing real-time tracking of Greenlink buses. The free app allows riders to plan their trips, mark their favorite s...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

City Announces Lineups for Downtown Music Series

The City of Greenville kicks off its Downtown Event Series on March 15 and 16 with the season-opening nights of Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive presented by Clemson MBA and Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays presented by Pepsi. The free weekly ev...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Greenville Zoo Announces Name of Baby Giraffe

The Greenville Zoo staff and representatives from the Greenville Zoo Foundation gathered this morning to announce the name of the newest member of the zoo family. From 249  suggestions submitted by giraffe fans old and young, from the Upstate and...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

It's A Girl!

Autumn, the Greenville Zoo’s 12-year-old Masai giraffe, gave birth on Wednesday, January 31 at approximately 11:52 a.m. Both Autumn and the calf are doing well, and the zoo’s animal care staff has been monitoring the calf to ensure tha...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Council Committee Schedules Added to Electronic Subscriptions

To ensure more efficient and expedient consideration of policy issues, City Council recently reinstituted its standing committee structure and established the following committees:

Committee on Planning and Neighborhoods

Meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Greenville Zoo Announces First Birth of 2018

Greenville Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced today that the Greenville Zoo is celebrating its first birth of 2018 - a black and white Angolan colobus monkey. According to Bullock, the baby was discovered by animal care staff on January 10. Although the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

BB&T Fall for Greenville Donates to Local Nonprofits

BB&T Fall for Greenville board members and event partners today presented $42,500 to 14 nonprofit organizations from the local community and recognized the efforts of those organizations that committed substantial volunteer hours over the course of th...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

City Urging Safety During Extreme Cold

As area residents cope with extremely cold temperatures, the City of Greenville is asking for the public’s help to prevent needless tragedies. According to state and federal fire authorities, home fires occur more in winter than in any other sea...

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