Posted on: February 21, 2017

Zoo Conservation Lecture Set for Wednesday, Feb. 22

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Learn about the conservation efforts in Madagascar, which is home to Lemurs, among many other unique animal species.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

City Opens New Fire Station

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The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) today opened Verdae Station 1, a new fire station located at the corner of Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road. The facility is ready to respond to emergencies in the Woodruff Road, Verdae Boulevard and...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

2017 General Election Filing Deadlines

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The Municipal Election Commission has approved filing deadlines for the fall elections for City Council members and Greenville Water System commissioners.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Tourism Grant Application Now Online

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In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds. Tourism grant funds include accommodations tax and hospitality tax funds, ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2/13/2017 - City Partners will Bon Secours St. Francis Health System to Launch Project Lifesaver

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) is partnering with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System on an initiative to launch Project Lifesaver in the city of Greenville. Bon Secours St. Francis provided $20,000 toward the program, which provides GCFD, t...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2/13/2017 - City of Greenville Opens New Fire Station

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) today opened Verdae Station 1, a new fire station located at the corner of Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road. The facility is ready to respond to emergencies in the Woodruff Road, Verdae Boulevard and...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

2/10/2017 - Greenville Zoo to Reopen After Routine Maintenance

Zoo kicks off weekend with birthday celebration and new animals on exhibit 

GREENVILLE (SC): The Greenville Zoo will reopen to the general public Saturday, February 11 after two weeks of routine maintenance. Zoo staff, City of Greenville departments a...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

1/30/2017 - Fire Department Urging Kitchen Fire Safety

The city of Greenville has experienced a fire fatality less than one month into the new year. According to Will Broscious, Greenville City Fire Department’s community risk reduction and education coordinator, the man who lost his life in a resid...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

1/18/2017 - Zoo's New Sumatran Orangutan Now on Exhibit

Kumar, the Greenville Zoo’s new male Sumatran orangutan, has completed his quarantine period and has been making appearances on exhibit to explore his new home and enjoy the mild weather. Female Lana has also completed her quarantine period but is taking ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

1/12/2017 - Greenville Transit Authority Receives 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant

America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has awarded Greenville Transit Authority with a 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant. In its second year, the micro grant program provides funds to support grassr...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

1/11/2017 - Zoo Announces Birth of Endangered Siamang

Amid preparations for the season’s first winter weather event, the Greenville Zoo welcomed a new member of the zoo family on Friday – a baby siamang born to parents, Ella (27) and Oscar (25). This is the second offspring for the pair, whose first, George,...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

1/6/2017 - City of Greenville Weather-Related Closures

Due to the winter weather expected to begin this evening, City officials are implementing the following weather-related closures for today, Saturday and Sunday:

Friday

  • All City community centers will be closed after 6 p.m.
  • The entrances to McPherson Park and...
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Posted on: January 6, 2017

1/6/2017 - City of Greenville Tourism Grant Application Now Online

In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds. Tourism grant funds include accommodations tax and hospitality t...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

1/5/2017 - City Taking Necessary Steps to Prepare for Winter Weather

GREENVILLE, SC - In preparation for winter weather forecasted for this weekend, the City’s Public Works Department will pre-treat bridges and overpass surfaces today and tomorrow. Parking will not be permitted on Main Street from the Hyatt block...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Greenville Transit Authority Receives 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant

America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has awarded Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) with a 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant. In its second year, the micro grant program provides funds to support ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

52 Places to Go in 2017

New York Times

The NYT highlighted Greenville as the next major food destination, and so much more - choosing our city as a top locale to visit in the world.

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

12 Great Places to Go in 2017

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Time's Money Magazine named Greenville as a top destination, and suggested April as the perfect time to visit.

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

The Sophisticated Southern Gem Everyone Is Flocking To

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Men's Journal gave the nod to Greenville when offering expert advice about the 2016 best places to live.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Southern Progress

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A serene, sylvan setting and a radical approach to city planning have made Greenville, South Carolina, a surprising new hot spot.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Greenville Springs to Life

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A river ran through it. Falls, too. But nobody noticed. Now the Reedy River Falls, and the park that surrounds it and the suspension bridge that spans it, are at the heart of one of the great smallish-town successes in the United States.

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Posted on: March 9, 2016

PBS News Hour Features Greenville

PBS anchor Judy Woodruff introducing the Greenville story

It’s called flyover country -- low-profile parts of the U.S. the news media often forgets. But to husband-and-wife journalists James and Deborah Fallows, these areas are home to ‘cities that work,’ thriving communities that buck this election’s narrative ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

The Signs of Success Show in Greenville

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Writer James Fallows of The Atlantic outlines the eleven signs a city will succeed, and uses Greenville as an example of that success.

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

U.S. News and World Report Chooses Greenville as a Best Place to Live

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Greenville encompasses big-city amenities without attracting the same unpleasantries that come with a more populated, urban city.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Making Additions to the Modern Day Ark

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The Greenville Zoo is expecting a baby! The zoo’s Masai giraffes, named Walter and Autumn, will have a calf in early February (or any day now). South Carolina Public Radio’s Laura Hunsberger visited the zoo to meet the animals.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Cycle Through the New Greenville

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With a growing food scene, a creative DIY spirit, and a serious cycling culture, this once-sleepy southern town has reinvented itself as an exciting destination.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Scooter Joins K-9 Unit

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The Greenville Police Department is proud to announce the newest member of our Police force. This addition was made possible by the generosity of Scott & Katherine Willis. The Willis family made a charitable donated to purchase and train a black Labra...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

School Bus Safety

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School is in session - please slow down and help keep our kids safe!

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Autobreaking Charges

The Greenville Police Department has successfully obtained charges related to a series of autobreakings that took place November 9 and 10 at 3 Legacy Park Drive (YMCA) and 101 Verdae Boulevard (Planet Fitness). On February 2, 2017, detectives pieced toget...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Revised Zone Structure

Through its Community Policing Zone Initiative, the Greenville Police Department has revised its patrol zone structure to establish four geographic areas of responsibility within the city. Our primary goal is to reduce neighborhood crime and disorder by p...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Scooter Joins K-9 Unit

The Greenville Police Department is proud to announce the newest member of our Police force. This addition was made possible by the generosity of Scott & Katherine Willis. The Willis family made a charitable donated to purchase and train a black Labra...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Police Promotions Announced

On January 17, 2017, Chief Ken Miller will be effecting seven promotions. The promotional ceremony will be held in the City Council Chambers at 3 p.m. which is located on the tenth floor of City Hall. Members of the Media are invited to attend. The ceremo...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Recent Autobreaking Arrests

On December 20, 2016, there were several autobreakings that took place at 101 Verdae Blvd. and 721 Cleveland St. After about a month of investigative efforts, the Greenville Police Department has been successful in obtaining charges for 14 autobreakings, ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Ice on Main Is Open for Business

WSPA.com, November 24, 2015
A favorite holiday tradition is back! Ice on Main in Downtown Greenville opened over the weekend.

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Posted on: November 8, 2015

Greenville Ice Rink Construction Starts Monday

WSPA 7, November 6, 2015
Construction of the holiday season ice rink in downtown Greenville is scheduled to begin Monday.

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Posted on: November 8, 2015

Downtown ice skating is coming, a distinct holiday ritual

GreenvilleOnline.com, November 6, 2015
The process to freeze the square for the popular Ice on Main skating rink begins 8:30 a.m. Monday morning when the large chilling device that makes the rink possible is lowered by crane.

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Posted on: November 8, 2015

Crews to begin Ice on Main installation in Greenville on Monday

WMBF News, November 8, 2015
Work will begin on Monday to install the outdoor ice skating rink for the upcoming Ice on Main season, city officials said.

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