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Posted on: February 22, 2019

July 4 Celebration

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Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue features the largest fireworks display in the Upstate, along with live music on two stages.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2019

City Council Announces Hiring of New City Manager

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City Council approved the hiring of John McDonough as Greenville’s next city manager at a special formal meeting of City Council this afternoon. McDonough’s first day will be Monday, August 12.

“John is an inclusive and collaborative leader and a highly ef...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Parallel Parkway

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Construction is nearly complete on the city's new connection from Woodruff Road to Verdae.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Zoo Lecture: Saving the Sea Turtles Set for June 27

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The lecture will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 27, at the The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Parking is free at the Heritage Green parking deck. Pre-register for this free lecture is appreciated.


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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Comprehensive Plan

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Follow the city's progress as we work with citizens to chart a responsible growth plan to take Greenville to 2040.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Downtown Master Plan Report

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Read the City's roadmap for future development in downtown Greenville.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Weekly Concerts Underway

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Residents and visitors can enjoy a host of outdoor offerings all summer long, with free concerts every Thursday and Friday.

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

City Council Announces Hiring of New City Manager

portrait photo of John McDonough

City Council approved the hiring of John McDonough as Greenville’s next city manager at a special formal meeting of City Council this afternoon. McDonough’s first day will be Monday, August 12.

“John is an inclusive and collaborative leader and a highly ef...

More about McDonough

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Bank of America to be Title Sponsor of 2019 Fall for Greenville

Fall for Greenville board members today announced Bank of America, one of the largest financial services companies in the U.S., as the 2019 title sponsor of the festival scheduled for October 11-13 in downtown Greenville. 

“Bank of Ameri...

Details on FFG

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

The Greenville Zoo has confirmed that Autumn, the zoo’s 13-year-old female Masai giraffe, is pregnant. The staff confirmed the pregnancy through hormone analysis after reviewing the zookeepers’ daily logs and are expecting the birth to...

Giraffe details

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

City Announces Consultant for GVL2040

Tonight’s City Council meeting began with an announcement that czb, LLC, a Virginia-based urban planning and community development firm, will lead GVL2040, the City’s comprehensive planning process, over the next 20 months. To mark the announcement and of...

Comp Plan Details

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

City Announces Finalists for City Manager Position

The Mayor and City Council have announced three finalists for the City of Greenville’s City Manager position, which has been filled temporarily by Deputy City Manager Nancy Whitworth.

Find Great People (FGP) proactively recruited over 357 targete...

Details on City Manager Candidates

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Seasonal Trolley Routes Return June 6

The seasonal Arts West and Augusta trolley routes will return to service on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. The two routes will run through October 6 with the same operating hours as the year-around Heart of Main and Top of Main routes; however, service on the...

Trolley Details

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Greenlink to Implement Route Changes July 1

Greenlink will make the first significant improvements to its routes and stops in decades when it implements a series of route changes on Monday, July 1. The changes are recommendations from the Comprehensive Operations Analysis (COA), an eight-month stud...

Route Change Details

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Penske Touch-A-Truck Ready to Roll on June 1

Free TD Saturday Market event to feature 20 different vehicles

Children have the opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat at the annual Penske Touch-A-Truck day set for June 1 from 8 a.m. to Noon. During the event, children can climb on, learn abo...

Touch-A-Truck Details

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

City Receives Grant from Greenville Women Giving

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The City of Greenville has received a $100,000 grant from Greenville Women Giving for a river restoration project within the Unity Park site. Greenville Women Giving announced the 2019 grant winners at its annual meeting Tuesday evening and the City was o...

Grant Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

City Allocates Additional Funding to Transit

City Council voted to appropriate $425,021 in the General Fund for Greenlink at tonight’s formal City Council meeting, bringing the City’s total funding for transit to $4,187,904 (including contributed services) this year. Part of the ...

Funding Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2019

City of Greenville Board and Commission Opportunities

A number of City of Greenville boards and commissions have terms expiring in the coming months. Individuals interested in serving on a board or commission can complete an application online. City Council reviews applications six to eight weeks pr...

Boards Details

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Public Works Demolition Marks First Step in Construction of 60-Acre Unity Park

The City of Greenville took the first step in construction of the 60-acre Unity Park on Thursday with the start of demolition of its former Public Works campus on the corner of Mayberry and Hudson streets.

Also Thursday, the city announced that Michelin Co...

Event Details

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Outdoor Movies Return to Falls Park May 1

Free series features classic films Wednesday evenings in May

Moviegoers can enjoy watching a variety of classic film favorites under the stars at the City of Greenville’s Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movies. The free series returns to Falls Par...

Movie Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

TD Saturday Market Returns to Main Street May 4

City officials and event partners today unveiled a new logo and rebranding for the TD Saturday Market presented by Prisma Health. The market opens its 17th season on May 4, bringing farm-fresh produce, baked goods, meats, cheeses, seafood and other specia...

Market Information

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Mother and Baby Sumatran Orangutans Now on Exhibit

The Greenville Zoo’s female Sumatran orangutan, Lana, and her 8-month-old daughter, Adira, now have access to the orangutan exhibit. The pair have been off exhibit since early October due to the weather and Lana’s tendency to want to s...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2019

City Council Holds First Reading on Proposed Capital Improvement Program

Focusing on continued investment in neighborhoods, City Council held the first reading on the City’s proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP) at its formal meeting this afternoon. The CIP is a planning tool used to identify needed capital proj...

CIP Details

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Greenlink Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Electric Buses

The Greenville Transit Authority board was joined by former U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy, Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette, DHEC Bureau of Air Quality Assistant Chief Keith Frost, Greenville County Council Chair Butch Kirven, Greenville Mayor Knox Whit...

Ribbon Cutting Details

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Greenlink to Offer Fare Free Day

Greenlink is partnering with iMAGINE Upstate and Ten at the Top to offer Fare Free Day this Saturday, April 6. Ten at the Top is the festival’s transportation partner, and its sponsorship of Fare Free Day will allow Greenlink to provide free ser...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

iMAGINE Upstate Festival Bringing Hands-on Learning to Downtown Greenville

iMAGINE Upstate fueled by ScanSource will bring over 80 interactive exhibits and shows emphasizing science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) to downtown Greenville on Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Now in its 5th year, the free fes...

More about iMAGINE

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Auro Hotels Donates $500,000 to Unity Park

 Auro Hotels on Monday announced a $500,000 contribution to help fund construction of the pedestrian bridge in Greenville’s Unity Park, the largest public contribution announced to date. The Auro Bridge will span the Reedy River in the center of ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Greenville Zoo Foundation Announces 2019 PNC Bank Zoo Tunes Lineup

PNC Bank Zoo Tunes, Greenville’s wildest outdoor concert series, is bringing two new artists to Greenville for live musical performances against the distinctive backdrop of the Greenville Zoo. Hayes Carll will kick off the concert series on June...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Downtown Event Series Return to NOMA Square

The City of Greenville kicks off its Downtown Event Series on March 21 and 22 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...

Weekly Event Details

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

City of Greenville and Duke Energy Partner on Neighborhood Initiative

The City of Greenville is partnering with Duke Energy on a campaign to encourage city residents to report burned out streetlights in their neighborhoods. The goal of the campaign, called Lights on, Greenville, is to improve nighttime visibility and safety...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Greenville City Fire Department Launches Project Lifesaver

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has partnered with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System to launch Project Lifesaver, a program that provides public safety agencies and caregivers with equipment and training to quickly locate individuals who ar...

More about Project Lifesaver

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Transportation and Parking Information for SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Because much of the Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament, scheduled for March 6-10, will coincide with regular business hours and Greenville’s normal peak traffic times, the City of Greenville has worked with event off...

SEC Info

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Mayor Knox White Receives Fred Brinkman Award

On Wednesday, Mayor Knox White received the Fred Brinkman Award, which is given periodically to South Carolinians who have made an outstanding, long-term contribution to the tourism industry on a local, regional and statewide level. Governor Henr...

More about the Award

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Amendment to City of Greenville General Election Filing Deadlines

Attached is an amendment to the 2019 City of Greenville General Election Filing Deadlines for Municipal Offices of the City of Greenville and the Greenville Water Commissioner of Public Works, which was approved by the City’s Municipal Election ...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2019

BB&T Fall for Greenville Donates Festival Proceeds to Local Nonprofit Organizations

Fall for Giving grant program opens for second consecutive year

BB&T Fall for Greenville board members and event partners today presented $46,500 to 12 nonprofit organizations from the local community and recognized the efforts of those organizations t...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Temporary Closures on Cleveland Park Drive and Swamp Rabbit Trail to Begin January 14

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Beginning January 14, Cleveland Park Drive, between Lakehurst Street and Ridgeland Drive, will be closed for approximately 60 days to facilitate pipe installation for the DIG Greenville project. The City is working closely with ReWa to minimize the overal...

Details on Closure

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

City Offering Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The City of Greenville is once again offering its annual Christmas tree recycling program. For the convenience of city residents, trees can be placed at the curb for collection on regularly scheduled pick-up days or taken to one of four convenient locatio...

Tree Recycling Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Greenlink Launches Electronic Ticketing

Greenlink has launched a new electronic ticketing system called TouchPass that allows customers to pay their bus fare using a reloadable smart card or a smartphone app. TouchPass simplifies the boarding process as Greenlink passengers no longer need to ha...

More about Touchpass

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Posted on: December 9, 2018

City Issues Weather-Related Information

In response to the area’s winter weather, the City’s Public Works crews worked overnight and will continue efforts into Monday to clear roads, beginning with an established list of priorities. The list includes the 35 bridges located w...

Weather Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Greenville Zoo to Participate in #GivingZOOday

This year, the Greenville Zoo is joining AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums across the nation for #GivingZOOday, a #GivingTuesday campaign focused solely on zoos and aquariums. On this special day only, anyone who donates $25 or more to the Greenville Zoo ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

City Working to Help Motorists Traveling on Woodruff Road

With the holiday season quickly approaching, and so many popular shopping destinations located on Woodruff Road, the City of Greenville is again taking preventive measures to help manage traffic. Beginning Wednesday, November 21, left turn movements will ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

United Community Bank Ice on Main Opens 2018-19 Season

The start of the holiday season kicked off today in downtown Greenville with the opening of United Community Bank Ice on Main. Since its inception in 2011, the 3,200-square-foot open-air rink has welcomed more than 95,000 skaters.

“United Communi...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Cox Receives Honor from South Carolina Recreation & Parks Association

Jan Cox, community programs manager for the City of Greenville’s Parks & Recreation Department, received the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association’s (SCRPA) Professional of the Year Award at the 73rd annual SCRPA Conferen...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Greenlink Accepting Applications for New Citizens Transit Academy

Greenlink is accepting applications for its inaugural Citizens Transit Academy, which will be held in January. The Citizens Transit Academy will offer Greenville County residents a unique opportunity to learn about public transportation and the opportunit...

More about Transit Academy

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

City Asks for Residents’ Help During Leaf Season

It is “leaf season” in the city of Greenville and 10 crews and three street sweepers are working six days a week to collect what is expected to total nearly 12 million pounds of leaves by the end of December. To aid in this effort, the...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

City Council to Make Mid-Year Adjustments to Budget

City Council held first reading tonight on an ordinance authorizing mid-year adjustments to the City’s 2018-2019 budget. The ordinance outlines how approximately $5 million will be spent to supplement ongoing City initiatives and further City Co...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Greenlink Fare Free Day and Photo Contest October 10

Greenlink is partnering with the Greenville Center for Creative Arts, the Jolley Foundation and the Piedmont Health Foundation to offer Fare Free Day on Wednesday, October 10. This special Fare Free Day is designed to coincide with GREENVILLE FACES: TRANS...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Greenville Zoo Announces Name of Baby Orangutan

The Greenville Zoo has announced that the baby Sumatran orangutan, born August 7 to parents Lana and Kumar, will be called Adira. Adira is short for Adiratna, an Indonesian name meaning “beautiful jewel.” The winning name was submitted...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

City Names Finalists for City Manager Position

The mayor and City Council have selected three finalists for the city manager position from a total of 77 applications from government professionals nationwide. City Council thoroughly reviewed the top applicants whose qualifications, skills and experienc...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

BB&T Fall for Greenville Delights Foodies with Weekend of Flavor October 12-14

BB&T Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi returns to downtown Greenville October 12-14, shining a spotlight on Greenville’s culinary scene. The festival will kick off on Thursday, October 11 with a free concert and continue throughout the weekend wi...

More about FFG

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Greenlink to Celebrate Try Transit Month

October is “Try Transit Month” in the city of Greenville and Greenlink has a full schedule of events to celebrate. 

Try Transit Month is part of an ongoing initiative to educate Greenville County residents about the economic an...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Greenville Transit Authority Receives $11 Million Grant for New Maintenance Facility

On Tuesday, the Federal Transit Administration announced $366 million in grant awards through its 5339(b) Bus & Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program, which funds the replacement, rehabilitation and purchase of new buses and the constructio...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

City to Host Community Meetings for Downtown Master Plan Sept 11 & 13

Representatives from Urban Design Associates, the international urban design and architecture firm hired to develop the City’s Downtown Master Plan, will be in Greenville next week for a week-long design charrette. During that time, the public w...

More about Downtown Master Plan

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Changes to Parks & Recreation Rental Fees Scheduled for October 1

The City’s Parks & Recreation Department will implement a new rental fee schedule and offer additional rental options beginning October 1. The City’s rental portfolio includes shelters, fields, gardens, tennis and volleyball courts...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2018

City to Offer New Labor Day Parking Promotion

The City is offering a new parking promotion to encourage residents and visitors to enjoy spending Labor Day downtown. For this special promotion, the City will offer free parking at all of its parking facilities on Monday, September 3. Parking will be fr...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Zoo Introduces Mother and Baby Orangutans

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On Wednesday, August 22, the Greenville Zoo staff physically introduced Lana and her baby for the first time since the baby was born on August 7. Since the introduction, the staff has been monitoring the pair throughout the day and overnight, noting when ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

SYNNEX Corporation Pledges $250,000 to Build Share the Magic Playground in Unity Park

SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company, along with its Concentrix subsidiary and its fundraising initiative Share the Magic, today announced a $250,000 contribution toward construction of a world-class playground at Un...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Fire Department Awarded International Accreditation

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). GCFD is one of only 250 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Cen...

More about Accreditation

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Greenville Zoo Welcomes Baby Orangutan

Greenville Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced this afternoon that just before 6 a.m. this morning, doctors delivered a healthy, 2.9-pound female baby orangutan via C-section. Mother Lana is doing well and has been monitored throughout the day and provide...

More about Orangutan birth

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

City Seeking Applicants for Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

The City of Greenville is gearing up for the launch of GVL2040a two-year initiative to update its long-range Comprehensive Plan. The City adopted its last Comprehensive Plan in 2009 and by state law, must update the plan at least every 10 years...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Greenville City Fire Department Becomes EMT Rapid Responder Agency

Chief Stephen Kovalcik announced today that Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has been licensed by the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) as an EMT Rapid Responder Agency. This designation means GCFD provides medic...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

City Receives AARP Community Challenge Grant

AARP has awarded the City of Greenville a $10,000 grant through its 2018 Community Challenge Grant Program. In its second year, the Community Challenge Grant Program provides “quick action” grant funding to help communities make immedi...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

“Panda-monium” at Greenville Zoo

Today Greenville Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced the arrival of three new residents - red panda cubs born to Collette and Steve, two of the Greenville Zoo’s three red pandas. According to Bullock, the area zookeeper discovered Collette in th...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 31, 2019

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Americana

Food Truck: One Love Fusion Foods

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Randomonium - June 13

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Pop Rock

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

The Bad Popes- June 20

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Country/Rock

Food Truck: We Got the Beets

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Whitehall - June 27

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Indie Rock/Funk

Food Truck: Black Thai 

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

The Rent - July 11

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Pop Rock

Food Truck: One Love Fusion Foods

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Lauren Hall - July 18

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Country

Food Truck: We Got the Beets

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Proxima Parada - July 25

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Soul/R&B

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Rush Morgan - August 1

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Indie Folk

Food Truck: One Love Fusion Foods

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Retro Vertigo - August 8

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Pop Rock/80s Covers

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Phat Lip - August 15

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Latin Pop Rock

Food Truck: We Got the Beets

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Chasing Vixen - August 22

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Pop Rock

Food Truck: Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

Band Online Downtown Alive
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Gimme the Gig Contest Winning Act - August 29

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Food Truck: Kono Pizza

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Car Seat Safety Checks

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GCFD does not do car seat checks. Schedule a free car seat check by calling Safe Kids Upstate at 864-454-1100.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

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Models PI2010 and PI9010 are under recall.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Request A Free Smoke Alarm

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City residents can request a smoke alarm check. If your alarm is not working, it will be replaced at no charge to you.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Fire Department Earns International Accreditation

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The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). GCFD is one of only 250 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Cen...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

GCFD Issues Heat Safety Warning

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When temperatures are dangerously high, residents are urged to practice heat safety wherever they are. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), heat is typically the leading cause of weather-related fatalities each year. Du...

Heat Safety Tips

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

GCFD and St. Francis Health System Launch Project Lifesaver

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The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has partnered with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System to launch Project Lifesaver, a program that provides public safety agencies and caregivers with equipment and training to quickly locate individuals who ar...

Project Lifesaver Details

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News Flash

Posted on: May 1, 2019

GCFD and St. Francis Health System Launch Project Lifesaver

a man's wrist, wearing a Lifesaver ID bracelet

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has partnered with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System to launch Project Lifesaver, a program that provides public safety agencies and caregivers with equipment and training to quickly locate individuals who ar...

Project Lifesaver Details

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News Flash

Posted on: May 31, 2019

Greenlink Route Changes Effective July 1

Greenlink will see the first significant improvements in its routes and stops made in decades with the implementation of the Comprehensive Operations Analysis (COA) recommendations. The COA recommendations will go live July 1, 2019. View new bus route map...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2019

About Greenlink Transit

Greenlink Connecting Greenville

Welcome to Greenlink, your link to public transportation in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Paratransit Information

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Greenville Area Paratransit (GAP) service provides for disabled individuals who are unable to ride Greenlink's fixed route buses.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Schedules

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Find out more about the hours of operation and the routes for the Greenlink Transit system.

Routes and Hours Greenlink News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Passenger Orientation

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Greenlink offers new customers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with our vehicles and boarding procedures.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 14, 2018

The Artsy Southern Town That Wants to Be the Next Portland

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Wall Street Journal writer Nancy Keates portrays Greenville's thriving cultural scene.

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Greenville, SC: Coolest Town in America

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That's right, Greenville is #1 on the Matador Network's 2018 Coolest Towns in America.

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Why Greenville Is The South's Next Big Charming Destination

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Move Over, Charleston and Savannah, Greenville's Got A Main Street To Write Home About...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

South Carolina Park Looks To Uncover And Mend City's Segregated History

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Forbes explores the city's plans to develop a $40 million park in an abandoned and once segregated part of the city.

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

The New South: Cuisine, Hospitality and Table 301

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AAA features Table 301 founder and owner Carl Sobocinski discusses the culinary scene he's helped build in Greenville.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2018

Suspect Arrested Following Violent Assault on GPD Officer

Wallace Ingram McKinnon

(GREENVILLE, SC )- A Greenville Police Department (GPD) officer is recovering following a violent assault last night while assisting fellow officers in the arrest a subject downtown.    

The incident occurred at the corner of North Main S...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Wig-Wearing Bank Robber Nabbed in Anderson County

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(GREENVILLE, SC)- Last night at approximately 9 p.m., 23-year-old Preston Emmanuel Hancock, of 17 Fludd Street, was arrested in Anderson County for his involvement in two armed robberies in Greenville. The robberies occurred at the BB&T Bank on Hampto...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

‘Good Samaritan’ Arrested for Involvement in Abandonment of Two-Day-Old Newborn

(GREENVILLE, SC)- The woman who originally presented herself as a “Good Samaritan” in the reported abandonment of a two-day-old newborn on November 10, 2018 has been arrested for Filing a False Police Report. 

In a press briefi...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Distraught Mother Abandons 2-day-old Infant over the Weekend

(GREENVILLE, SC)- Greenville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the mother of a days-old infant after she left the newborn in the care of a passing motorist without warning.

The incident began around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Novemb...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2018

GPD Addresses Incident Involving Police K-9 “Sarge”

(GREENVILLE, SC)- On November 6, 2018 at around 1 p.m., Greenville Police Department (GPD) K-9 “Sarge”, managed by Officer B. Newman, was involved in an altercation with another dog. The incident occurred in Simpsonville. The GPD will ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Chief Miller Addresses Erroneous Allegations of Police Brutality

(GREENVILLE, SC)- At a press briefing this morning, Chief Ken Miller provided a chronicled narrative and supporting video evidence that shows officers from the Greenville Police Department (GPD) and agents from the South Carolina Department of Probation, ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2018

New Alarm Ordinance to Improve Police Readiness & Public Safety

(GREENVILLE)- The City of Greenville has approved changes to its Alarm Ordinance in an effort to significantly reduce the number of false burglar alarm activations requiring a police response. Set to take effect on November 1, 2018, these changes were req...

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Full Alarm Ordinance Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Deceased Male Found Face Down in Creek

At approximately 8:30 this morning, the Greenville Police Department’s Communication Center (9-1-1 Dispatch) received a call regarding a deceased male located in a creek in the area of 1 Augusta Street. The caller identified himself as a friend ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Boyfriend Charged with Murder of Live-in Girlfriend

Kierre Laquen Smartt

The Greenville Police Department today announces it has arrested a man in connection with the murder of his live-in girlfriend and dumping her body in a heavily wooded area about ½ mile from the couple’s shared apartment. The body of ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2018

COLD CASE CLOSED: Jenny Zitricki’s Murderer Identified by DNA

(GREENVILLE)- At a press conference today at City Hall, Greenville Police Department Chief Ken Miller announced the identity of the killer responsible for the brutal April 1990 murder of 28-year-old Genevieve (Jenny) Zitricki. Her death is believed to be ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Fatal Moped Accident; Driver Charged with Felony DUI w/ Death

(GREENVILLE)- At approximately 8:56 p.m. on Sunday, a fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Laurens Road and E. Washington Street involving a silver Nissan Altima and a red moped. The driver of the moped, 46-year-old Ioannis George Tsanktakis of...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Fleeing Suspect Crashes: Three Injured Including GPD Officer

Gwendolyn Robinson

(GREENVILLE)- At approximately 11:11 p.m. last night, Greenville Police Department (GPD) officers were dispatched to a local restaurant after reports that an individual brandished a weapon and threatened a bartender with it. As GPD officers were respondin...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Armed Robbery at Spinx on S. Pleasantburg Drive.

2018-08-18 Spinx Armed Robbery Suspect

This morning at approximately 5:30 a.m., Greenville Police Communications (911) was contacted regarding an armed robbery at the Spinx Convenience Store located at 461 South Pleasantburg Drive. A store employee told officers that a subject entered the buil...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Two Arrested for Involvement in Laurens Road Armed Robbery

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At approximately 7 a.m. on August 5, 2018, GPD dispatch received a call of an armed robbery in progress at the 1700 Block of Laurens Road. Upon arrival the victim told police officers that Chad Christopher Peek, 34, and another male subject, Chris William...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Suspect Arrested Following Road Rage Shooting

SIMPKINS, DAVERIN RASHOD

(GREENVILLE)- At approximately 10 p.m. last night, GPD dispatch received reports of two vehicles shooting at each other in the area of Laurens Road near Nicholtown. Officers quickly located the vehicles in the vicinity of East Stone Avenue and Wade Hampto...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2018

GPD Releases Video/9-1-1 Calls Linked to Vehicle Crash by Habitual Offender

(GREENVILLE)- Under the direction of Chief Ken Miller following FOIA requests from multiple media outlets, the Greenville Police Department (GPD) is releasing several documents, recordings, and video footage relevant to fully understanding the July 18, 20...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2018

H.C. Jennings Scholarship Foundation Awards Breakfast

Chief Kenneth C. Miller invites you to the annual presentation of scholarships from the Harold C. Jennings Foundation. The scholarships will be awarded at a breakfast ceremony on Thursday, July 26, at the Greenville Marriott, located at 1 Parkway East, at...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Vehicle Crash by Habitual Offender Leaves Three Injured

Hill, Alexander Maurice

Alexander Maurice Hill, 31, of the 400 block of Hagood Street in Greenville, has been taken into custody for his involvement in stealing a vehicle, fleeing from police, and crashing into an apartment complex that left a bicyclist with a severed foot and a...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

GPD Captain Elected to Prestigious National Board

GPD Capt Stacey Owens

(GREENVILLE)- By being recently elected to the Board of Directors for the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) at the organization’s annual convention, Captain Stacey Owens solidified the Greenville Police Department (GPD) as a national le...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2018

GPD Officers Nab TD Bank Robber

(GREENVILLE) - Greenville Police Department (GPD) officers have arrested a 36-year-old male for a bank robbery that occurred at the TD Bank located at 917 Haywood Road this morning. At this time, investigators do not believe any weapons were used during t...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 31, 2019

Rhythm Muscle Band - June 7

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Soul/R&B/Classic Rock Variety/Beach

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Rock-n-Roll Reunion - June 14

Rock-n-Roll-Reunion-Edited

Variety/Beach

Food Truck: Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Next Level Band of Charlotte - June 21

Next level Band

Variety/Party/R&B

Food Truck: Kono Pizza GSP

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Whitney Bradley & Groove Planet - June 28

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R&B/Jazz/Funk

Food Truck:  Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

ELoveation - July 5

ELoveation-Edited

Soul/Party

Food Truck: Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Marsha Morgan - July 12

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Variety/Beach


Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Kami Ocean & the Rhythm - July 19

Kami-Ocean-Edited

R&B/Jazz/Motown/Blues

Food Truck: One Love Fusion Foods

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Split Shot - July 26

Split Shot

Variety/Classic Rock/Beach

Food Truck:  Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

The Hired Help - August 2

The-Hired-Help

Variety/Party

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Xpresso Party Band - August 9

Xpresso-Band-Edited

Variety/Party

Food Truck: Kono Pizza GSP

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

O'Neal Township - August 16

ONeal-Township-Band-Edited

Variety/Classic Rock

Food Truck: Kono Pizza GSP

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Itchy & the Chiggers - August 23

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Blues/R&B

Food Truck: One Love Fusion Foods

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

5th and York - August 30

5th and York

Jazz/R&B

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

The Jamie Wright Band - September 6

Jamie Wright Band

R&B/Soul/Jazz

Food Truck: Mobile Meltdown

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Encore - September 13

ENCORE-BAND-PIC

Variety/Beach

Food Truck: Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Heart 'n Soul - September 20

Heart n Soul Edited

50s & 60s R&B/Doo Wop



Band Online Main Street Fridays
Posted on: May 31, 2019

True Blues - September 27

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Blues Rock

Food Truck: Going Coastal Mobile Eatery

Band Online Main Street Fridays

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2019

July is National Parks and Recreation Month

Kids playing a sport together

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see how we are celebrating National Parks and Recreation month!

Parks and Recreation's Facebook Page Parks and Rec - Front Page News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Park Hop Park Play-Day is Coming Your Way

Legacy Park view of playground area

Mobi-Rec and staff from the Parks and Recreation Department will be at Legacy Park on July 28 from 9am - noon. Come by and play with us in the park! All are invited and welcome. 

Legacy Park Information Parks and Rec - Front Page News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

giraffe

The Greenville Zoo has confirmed that Autumn, the zoo’s 13-year-old female Masai giraffe, is pregnant. The staff confirmed the pregnancy through hormone analysis after reviewing the zookeepers’ daily logs and are expecting the birth to occur sometime in e...

Giraffe Details

Visit the Zoo Online Parks and Rec - Front Page News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Zoo's Conservation Lecture Series: Saving the Sea Turtles

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Thursday, June 27, 7:00 PM /Saving the Sea Turtles

Located at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate from 7 – 8 PM. Parking is free at the Heritage Green parking deck.


Greenville Zoo Website Parks and Rec - Front Page News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Greenville Police Department Mission Statement

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Vision

 To be the most effective community-focused police agency in America.
    

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News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2019

The Officer Allen Jacobs G.R.E.A.T Camp

Citizens interacting with policemen

Download 2019 Camp FlyerThe Officer Allen Jacobs Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) summer camp is designed to provide students with a positive recreational and educational experience during their summer break, while providing the Greenvi...

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Read More Police - Front Page News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Youth Leadership Academy

Officer standing by squad car, wearing a head-mounted body camera

2019 Youth Academy Flyer

The Greenville Police Department’s Youth Academy provides high school students with an inside look at local law enforcement. During this one-week interactive program, students will see firsthand what it takes to be a poli...

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Read More Police - Front Page News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

SAFEWATCH

SafeWatch

Citizen-provided security footage has become an increasingly useful law enforcement tool, helping police establish leads and identify suspects. 

SafeWatch is a new voluntary camera registration program aimed at creating a database of private secur...

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Read More Police - Front Page News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Bike Registration

Cyclist riding Main Street in Greenville

Without a serial number, identifying and recovering a stolen bicycle is almost impossible. The bike registration program is designed to deter thieves and aid law enforcement in returning recovered property. A registered bike is difficult to sell (making i...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 6, 2019

Michelin Donates $1 million for Unity Park’s Reedy Restoration

Greenville’s new Unity Park recently received $1 million from the Michelin Corporate Foundation to help protect and restore part of the Reedy River. Michelin’s donation is the largest contribution to the park to date. The river restoration will be an earl...

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Unity Park News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

City Receives Grant from Greenville Women Giving

Greenville Women Giving grant recipient logo

The City of Greenville has received a $100,000 grant from Greenville Women Giving for a river restoration project within the Unity Park site. Greenville Women Giving announced the 2019 grant winners at its annual meeting Tuesday evening and the City was o...

Grant Details

Unity Park News Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Public Works Demolition Marks First Step in Construction of 60-Acre Unity Park

The City of Greenville took the first step in construction of the 60-acre Unity Park on Thursday with the start of demolition of its former Public Works campus on the corner of Mayberry and Hudson streets.

Also Thursday, the city announced that Michelin Co...

Event Details

More about Unity Park Unity Park News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Auro Hotels Donates $500,000 to Unity Park

 Auro Hotels on Monday announced a $500,000 contribution to help fund construction of the pedestrian bridge in Greenville’s Unity Park, the largest public contribution announced to date. The Auro Bridge will span the Reedy River in the center of ...

Auro Donation Details

More about Unity Park Unity Park News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Unity Park Community Character Code Open Houses

A draft zoning code, known as the Community Character Code, has been developed to encourage redevelopment in and around the proposed Unity Park while preserving the unique character of this area. 

A draft of the plan is available online at greenvi...

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Unity Park News Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2018

SYNNEX Corporation Pledges $250,000 to Build Share the Magic Playground in Unity Park

rendering of Unity Park destination playground

SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company, along with its Concentrix subsidiary and its fundraising initiative Share the Magic, today announced a $250,000 contribution toward construction of a world-class playground at Un...

More about Synnex Contribution

Unity Park News Releases