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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Council Sets Priorities for the Year

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Our neighborhoods. Our economy. Our environment. Our safety. Our mobility.

City Council has adopted five focus areas for #OurCityGVL.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

City Increases Litter Control Effort

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Whether it’s accidental or out of carelessness, discarded bottles, wrappers, containers and other trash are a major eyesore and can affect the overall appearance and cleanliness of our city. The good news is that litter is 100% preventable.

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Garden Club to Hold 39th Annual Arbor Day Event

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The Greenville Council of Garden Clubs will host its 39th annual Arbor Day Celebration at the Kilgore-Lewis House Gardens and Arboretum (560 N Academy Street) on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

City Holds First Workshop for FY2022 Budget

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City of Greenville staff presented a financial outlook and proposed areas of focus and investment for fiscal year 2022 to City Council members. A second workshop will be held April 26. The public hearing and first reading of the budget will be May 24.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Council Extends Mask Ordinance

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City Council has unanimously voted to extend the emergency ordinance requiring employees and customers to wear face coverings inside all retail establishments within the city limits.

Greenville was the first municipality in South Carolina to mandate mask-w...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

E-Waste Recycling & Shredding Event

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The City and Keep Greenville County Beautiful will co-host the next Electronic Waste Recycling and Shredding Day on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Public Works facility, 475 Fairforest Way.

At this free event, citizens can dispose of un...

Event Details

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Tracks COVID-19 Vaccination Data

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The City of Greenville has added vaccination statistics to its COVID-19 Data Hub, including total doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine received and administered locally.

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Progress Continues on Visitors Center

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The new Visitors Center at Unity Park is taking shape.

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

City Shares Unity Park Tree Management Plan

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A critical component of the Unity Park Master Plan is the Tree Management Plan, which addresses how the river restoration project and construction of the park will impact the trees located on the site and outlines the City’s plan to mitigate that impact. ...

More about the Plan

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Revised Design for Auro Bridge

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City officials unveiled a new design for Unity Park’s Auro Bridge, which will span 165 feet across the Reedy River in the heart of the 60-acre park. The bridge will be made of weathered steel, with cable railing and wood decking – a nod to the rich indust...

Bridge Details

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Building Unity Park's Infrastructure

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For the environmental engineers designing Unity Park, it’s what you won’t see that brings them the biggest sense of accomplishment. 

Designers are creating a state-of-the-art drainage system to reduce floodwaters in the park and surrounding neighb...

Green Infrastructure

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Dillard Named Greenville History and Heritage Advisor

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Greenville has a storied and intricate history, which should be preserved for future generations. This history is an asset that can convey the culture and values that unite our citizens and serve as a catalyst for community and economic development; howev...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Council Considers Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance

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At this Monday’s Greenville City Council meeting, council members will consider a temporary moratorium on multifamily and non-residential construction. The six-month moratorium would only impact properties directly adjacent to single family homes.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Election Filing Deadlines

2021 Municipal Offices of City Council and the Greenville Water Commissioners of Public Works 

Statements of Intention of Candidacy with political parties for the 2021 Municipal Offices of City Council and the Greenville Water Commissioners of Pub...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Fluor Corporation Helps Fund Lila Mae Brock Plaza at Unity Park

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Fluor Corporation announced a gift of $10,000 to the City of Greenville to help fund the Lila Mae Brock Plaza in honor of a beloved leader of the Southernside neighborhood who dedicated her life to feeding the hungry and helping the underserved in our com...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Wings of the City Exhibition Arrives in April

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The Arts in Public Places Commission approved plans for Greenville to join a select group of cities from around the globe that have hosted Wings of the City, a collection of nine monumental bronze sculptures by world-renowned...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Greenlink Announces 2021 Citizens Transit Academy Class

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On Tuesday, January 5, Greenlink welcomed 20 participants to its third annual Citizens Transit Academy, a free, six-week program designed to offer Greenville County residents a unique opportunity to learn about public transportation and the opportunities ...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Greenlink Providing Later Service Hours and New Weekly Pass

Greenlink has implemented the next phase of its plan to extend the service hours for its fixed routes, with all 12 routes now operating from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For now, Saturday service hours will continue to be 8:30 a.m. to 6:...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

City Employing License Plate Reader Technology

The City of Greenville has conducted a year-long pilot program to determine how Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology can be used to enhance crime solvability. The City leased the technology from Flock Safety, an Atlanta-based startup, which in...

Tech Details

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Greenlink Public Hearing for New Pass and Bus Fare Payment Changes Effective January 1

The Greenville Transit Authority will accept public feedback on a new multi-day pass at the Committee of the Whole Virtual Meeting scheduled for Friday, December 11 at 9:30 a.m. Greenlink is considering offering one of the following new passes: a 7-day pa...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Driving and Shopping Safely This Holiday Season

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With the holidays quickly approaching, the City of Greenville is taking preventive measures to help manage traffic on busy commercial corridors and create a safe environment for pedestrians.

Beginning Friday and continuing through the weekend, the Greenvil...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Greenville Zoo Earns Accreditation for 26th Year

The Greenville Zoo is pleased to announce “good standing” and continued accreditation by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). The zoo received the positive news at hearing earlier today. Zoo and City staff have worked diligently to correct areas...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

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The Greenville Zoo announced today that Autumn, the zoo’s 14-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 in late Nov...

Pregnancy Details

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

United Community Bank Ice on Main Celebrates 10th Anniversary with 2020-21 Season

The start of the holiday season kicked off today in downtown Greenville with United Community Bank Ice on Main. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the City’s open-air ice rink and skaters can enjoy extended hours of operation through Januar...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

TD Saturday Market Extends 2020 Season

Event organizers announced today that the TD Essential Market presented by Prisma Health will extend its regular season through November 21 and feature three Holiday Edition markets on November 28, December 5 and December 12. The market, which opened on J...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Bank of America Fall For Greenville Anounces Virtual Lineup

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Bank of America Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi, one of the largest street festivals in the Southeast, today announced plans for a Virtual Experience of its annual event. The festival will celebrate its 39th year October ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Greenville Zoo Introduces New Administrator

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The Greenville Zoo has a new Administrator.

William “Bill” Cooper comes to Greenville from the Indianapolis Zoo where he served as Vice President of Infrastructure and Construction. Cooper was responsible for oversight and management of...

About the Zoo Administrator

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Public Feedback Sought on Police Policies and Perceptions

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The City’s ad hoc Citizen Advisory Committee on Public Safety, which was established in June to review and make recommendations regarding certain police policies, minority hiring practices and the Public Safety Citizen Review Board’s (...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

City Awards CARES Act Funds to Community Partners

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Earlier this summer, the City of Greenville received over a half-million dollars through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, including $463,903 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and $88,145 in Housing Opportunit...

Grant Award Details

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

City to Hold Fall Recycling Event August 22

The City of Greenville will hold its fall Shredding & E-Waste Recycling Event this Saturday, August 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Public Works campus, located at 475 Fairforest Way. At this free event, citizens can dispose of unwanted electronics a...

E-Cycling Event Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2020

City to Host Virtual Meeting on Proposed Changes to Tree Protection Ordinance

The City of Greenville will host a virtual public meeting this Wednesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. to present proposed changes to the City’s tree preservation and protection ordinance. At the meeting, City staff will provide an overview of the current ...

Meeting Details

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Greenlink Adding Six New Electric Buses to Fleet

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently awarded $130 million in grants to 41 recipients, including Greenlink, through its Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program. The Low-No grant program funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructu...

Grant Details

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Greenville City Fire Department Urges Residents to Celebrate Safely

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The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) is urging residents to stay safe when celebrating over the July 4th holiday weekend. According to Fire Marshal Tristan Johnson, fire officials strongly discourage the consumer use of fireworks and encourage resid...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Greenville Establishes Citizens Advisory Panel on Public Safety

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Panel to Improve Communication, Review Police Policy, Recommend Improved Minority Hiring Practices

Greenville City Council unanimously passed a resolution to establish a Citizens Advisory Panel on Public Safety at its formal meeting tonight. The nine-membe...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Council Passes Emergency Ordinance Requiring Facial Covering Inside Select Businesses

Greenville City Council passed an emergency ordinance Monday night requiring customers to wear masks while inside grocery stores and pharmacies. The ordinance which takes effect Tuesday, June 23 at noon, also requires that employees wear...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Message from Mayor Knox White

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I believe words have power, but it takes action to create meaningful change. Less than two weeks ago I stood on the steps of the Peace Center plaza and mourned the loss of George Floyd with a group of young activists. I asked the black men in the crowd to...

Read Mayor's Message

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

City Council Unanimously Approves FY 2021 Budget

No cuts, tax increases, fee increases, or furloughs 

Greenville City Council members adopted the City’s FY2021 budget during a second and final reading. The budget focuses on continuing operations and funding vital community projects. Du...

Budget Details

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Redesigned Trolley Network Launching June 4

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After a pause in service due to COVID-19 closures, Greenlink will resume trolley service on Thursday, June 4 with a redesigned trolley route network. There will be four routes: the North Main Route and South Main Route, which will operate year-round, and ...

Trolley Details

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

TD Essential Market Opens Saturday

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City officials and event partners shared details for the opening of the TD Essential Market presented by Prisma Health. The temporary name change reflects a modified market that will offer fresh and local essential grocery items while still maintaining he...

Market Details

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Greenlink Transitioning Paper Punch Passes to Electronic Ticketing July 1

Beginning July 1, Greenlink will no longer sell 20-ride paper punch passes and will instead transition all trip-based products to electronic ticketing. Customers will be able to purchase the 20-ride pass electronically through TouchPass, Greenlink&rsq...

Ticketing Details

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

No Tax or Fee Increases in City FY 2021 Budget

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No Tax or Fee Increases in City of Greenville FY 2021 Budget

City to Use Reserve Funds to Compensate for COVID Related Revenue Loss

During a public hearing and first reading of the proposed FY 2021 budget, Greenville City Manager John McDonough reported tha...

Budget Details

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Take the #GreaterGVLPledge

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Business Recovery Task Force Launches “Greater Greenville Pledge”

Pledge Encourages Greenville County Businesses to Reopen Responsibly

As South Carolina restaurants resume modified dine-in service and retailers, service businesses and ma...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Greenville Women Giving Fund Leopard Enclosure at Zoo

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The Greenville Zoo Foundation has received a $75,000 grant from Greenville Women Giving for a new leopard holding enclosure at the Greenville Zoo. Greenville Women Giving announced the 2020 grant winners on Thursday and the Greenville Zoo Foundation was o...

Grant Details

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Economic Development Partnership to Promote Business Recovery

Task Force Provides Insights, Support and Resources for Rebuilding

The City of Greenville, Greenville County, the Greenville Chamber and the Greenville Area Development Corporation launched a Business Recovery Task Force today to listen, guide and support ...

Task Force Details

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

City Now Offering “Night Owl” Parking

The City of Greenville is introducing a new monthly parking rate designed to provide an affordable, convenient parking option for hospitality workers and others who work outside of regular business hours, as well as those who visit downtown in the evening...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Cleveland Street Sidewalk Project Set to Begin July 15

The City of Greenville will begin a new sidewalk construction project along the north side of Cleveland Street, between McDaniel Avenue and Southland Avenue, the week of July 15. Weather permitting, the project is expected to take three to four months to ...

Cleveland Street Details

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Public Meeting and Questionnaire for Downtown Transportation Master Plan

The City of Greenville has experienced significant growth over the past few decades and is continuing to see an influx of downtown residential and commercial development.

Because an efficient transportation system is a critical component of Greenville’s fu...

Transportation Master Plan Details

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Greenlink Launches New Monthly Pass

Greenlink is offering a new monthly pass through its electronic TouchPass ticketing system, which allows customers to pay their bus fare using a reloadable smart card or smartphone app. Customers can now use their TouchPass smart card or smartphone app to...

Monthly Pass Details

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

GVL2040 Update and Survey

The project team from czb and Ingalls Planning & Design (IPD) held its first meeting with the City’s Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee on June 11. The team’s goals for the first meeting included getting to know the steering com...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Greenville Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

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Autumn, the Greenville Zoo’s female Masai giraffe, went into labor early Sunday evening and gave birth at 10:25 p.m. The calf was up and walking within the first hour and was nursing shortly after midnight.

A team of zookeepers and veterinary sta...

Giraffe details

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Greenville Zoo Creates Sensory Inclusive Environment for Guests

While a trip to the zoo is a great way to spend time with family and friends, for individuals with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and other sensory challenges, the unexpected noises and crowds can trigger anxiety and related reactions. As a result, the...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Council Extends Mask Ordinance

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City Council has unanimously voted to extend the emergency ordinance requiring employees and customers to wear face coverings inside all retail establishments within the city limits.

Greenville was the first municipality in South Carolina to mandate mask-w...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

PRISMA Health Vaccination Registration Assistance

The City is now offering COVID-19 vaccine registration assistance for neighborhood residents who are using PRISMA Health vaccination sites. Effective immediately, the Recreation Division staff will be available by phone between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday th...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Tracks COVID-19 Vaccination Data

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The City of Greenville has added vaccination statistics to its COVID-19 Data Hub, including total doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine received and administered locally.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Economic Development Partnership to Promote Business Recovery

Task Force Provides Insights, Support and Resources for Rebuilding

The City of Greenville, Greenville County, the Greenville Chamber and the Greenville Area Development Corporation launched a Business Recovery Task Force today to listen, guide and support ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Governor McMaster's Executive Order Regarding Events

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NOTICE: Governor McMaster has issued a new Executive Order regarding events that is effective starting at 5:00 pm on Monday, August 3. Please refer to page 10 of the executive order found HERE for more information. 

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Virtual Fire Safety Presentations and Station Tours for Schools

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The Greenville City Fire Department is offering Virtual Fire Safety Presentations and Virtual Fire Station Tours to schools.

If you are interested in what the Greenville City Fire Department could do to bring a smile to your school's face during these trou...

Request a Virtual Presentation or Station Tour

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

GCFD: SCHOOL FIRE SAFETY PRACTICES TO ADJUST DUE TO COVID-19

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GCFD will be assisting schools as they plan a return to the classroom, to observe social distancing and sanitation requirements while staying safe. Parents can expect new fire drill practice methods and recommendations about the use of hand sanitizer.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

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: February 4, 2021

GCFD Selected for Fire Prevention Pilot Program

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The Greenville City Fire Department has been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to participate in the second phase of a pilot program to build a digital community risk assessment (CRA) tool. Aligned to NFPA 1300, Standard...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Hire Dynamics Hiring Event hosted at Greenlink Transit Center April 28

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Hire Dynamics will facilitate a Hiring Event on Wednesday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Hire Dynamics is looking to fill many positions for companies located along Greenlink’s bus routes. Candidates can use Greenlink’s services to ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Masks Required on Greenlink Buses Effective Tuesday, February 2

In accordance with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Directive 1582/84-21-01, effective Tuesday, February 2, 2021, all Greenlink passengers and employees* must wear a face mask or other face covering when on board a bus or...

More information on the requirement.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

GTA Virtual Meeting Instructions

The Greenville Transit Authority is currently conducting its meetings virtually.

Instructions for video and phone access for the public to attend the meetings are found in each of the meeting’s agendas.

Click here to access the GTA’s meeting agendas.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

About Greenlink Transit

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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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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Best Place to Travel in May

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"Voted one of the best cities in the U.S. in this year's Readers' Choice Awards, Greenville is a great under-the-radar South Carolina option," said Conde Nast editors in choosing our city as a top destination in the world!

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

The South's Best Cities On the Rise 2021

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A perennial stopover between Charlotte and Atlanta (as well as one of the fastest-growing cities in the country), Greenville has become a destination in its own right. The walkable downtown,

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Neighborhood To Watch: The Village Of West Greenville, South Carolina

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Thanks to a master plan started in 2014 to make the area more pedestrian and visitor friendly, the area is emerging as what some are calling the SoHo of Greenville with a heavy emphasis on the arts and independent creative businesses.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

GSP International Airport : Best Small Airport in North America by Customers in 2020

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Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has been recognized as the Best Airport in North America among airports serving two to five million passengers annually by the 2020 Airport Service Quality awards.

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

The Best Cities in the U.S.: 2020 Readers' Choice Awards

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Want to get in on a secret? Plan a trip to Greenville now and you might see it just on the cusp of stardom.

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

#11 The South’s Best Cities

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Learn about the city that has stolen the hearts of Southerners, everywhere!

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Best Up-and-Coming Travel Destination of 2020

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The City of Greenville topped Men's Journal's list of most livable and visitable cities.

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Greenville Tops List of Where to Retire

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Greenville, SC, has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a national publication geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions.

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

The Best Place to Spend Christmas? Greenville!

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Conde Nast Traveler picks Greenville, South Carolina, as one of the top places to spend the holiday season.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Police Ask for Tips on Roger Taylor Murder

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Greenville Police investigators are seeking tips about a murder that happened on October 27, 2019. Police were called to 207 Shaw Street around 6 p.m. and found 55-year-old Roger Taylor Belton deceased. Belton had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and it ...

Cold Case Details

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Police Ask for Help Locating Greenville Woman

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GPD is still requesting help in locating Brittany Michelle Davis, 32, of Greenville. Davis was last seen Feb. 10, on Woodruff Road. If you have any information on her whereabouts, please call the Department or Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Arrest Made in Augusta Street Homicide

One person has been arrested for the murder of 22-year-old Andre Demetrice Dunbar on May 21 on Augusta Street.  

On that night, at approximately 11 p.m., officers responded to 3344 Augusta St. regarding a death investigation. Upon arrival, the vic...

Homicide details

Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Arrests Made in Alameda Street Homicide

Three individuals have been arrested for the murder of 22-year-old Kamille D. Anderson that occurred on May 3, 2020, on Alameda Street in Greenville. 

On that day, at approximately 3 p.m., officers responded to the location in reference to gunshot...

Homicide details

Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers responded to the area of Cleveirvine Avenue and Boyce Springs Avenue at approximately 12:48 a.m., May 9, in response to hearing gunshots. 

Multiple 911 calls from area residents were received by dispatchers at the same time. When officers...

Shooting Details

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Transfers and Promotions

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Rivers, Alec, 03/27/2021, Promotion, Firefighter III, Fire 

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

New Hires

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Crum, Jeremy C, 4/19/2021, Tree Service Tech II, Public Works

Houck, Jerry L, 4/19/2021, Rights-Of-Way Technician I, Public Works

Lytton, Bruce S, 4/19/2021, Supv, Facilities Maintenance, Public Works

Norman, Donald F, 4/19/2021, Streets Cleaning Tech I, Pub...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Shopping for the Best Health Care Options

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Shopping for the Best Health Care Options

Find the best health care options just like you check out your choices in cars, hotels or restaurants.  

The Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Shopping Care tool provides doctor and hospital ratings, price...

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Super Summer Day Camp

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Super Summer Day Camp is back! 

Our popular in-person summer camp returns this year and we can’t wait for you to join us for a camp experience like no other! 😎 Registration is open for City of Greenville residents. Registration for non-...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Parks & Recreation is hiring Summer Camp Counselors

Camp counselor

Applicants must be 18 yrs. Pay will be $12/hr
Counselors will
  • Mentor children in all areas of recreation
  • Engage campers in fun activities while ensuring camper safety and implementing camp rules
  • Learn and utilize life skills such as leadership, communication,...
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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Parks & Recreation is hiring Summer Camp Counselors

Camp counselor

Applicants must 18 years or older, $12.00 per hour pay.
Counselors will
  • Mentor children in all areas of recreation
  • Engage campers in fun activities while ensuring camper safety and implementing camp rules
  • Learn and utilize life skills such as leadership, comm...
Apply Now

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News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Police Announce Arrest in Main Street Homicide

On April 5, at approximately 1:20 a.m., GPD officers were dispatched to 17 S. Main Street on a “person down” call. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive male subject in the street. EMS arrived and pronounced the victim dece...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Greenville Police Department Announces Arrests in Cobey Smith Case

Greenville Police Chief Howie Thompson announced this afternoon that three men have been arrested in the cold case homicide of Cobey Smith, age 16, who was murdered on January 25, 2015 on Sliding Rock Trail.

Christopher Lewis Dendy, Jr., Jayveon Deonte San...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Brooks Dixon Band - April 7

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Pop Rock / Americana

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Kami Ocean & the Rhythm - April 14

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R&B / Jazz / Blues

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Matt Fassas Trip - April 21

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Rock

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Away Team - April 28

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Variety / Rock

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Latin Caravan - May 5

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Latin Jazz / Salsa

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Nathan Angelo - May 12

Nathan Angelo

Pop / Soul

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

LIttle Lesley & the Bloodshots - May 19

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Honky Tonk / Americana / Rockabilly

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

The Jamie Wright Band - June 2

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R&B / Soul / Jazz

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

The Grateful Brothers - June 9

The Grateful Brothers

Jam / Rock

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Song - June 16

Song

Pop / Blues / Soul / Jazz

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Angela Easterling & the Beguilers - June 23

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Country / Americana

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

246 Army Band - June 30

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Variety / Rock / Jazz / Patriotic

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

The Jacob Johnson Group - July 7

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Pop / Soul

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Randomonium - July 14

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Pop Rock / Variety

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

The Time Pilots - July 28

The Time Pilots

Variety / Rock

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Hot as a Pepper - Aug 4

Hot As A Pepper

Variety/Dance

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Kenny George Band - Aug 11

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Southern Rock / Americana

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Phat Lip - Aug 18

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Pop / R&B

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Trey Francis & Baby Freak - Aug 25

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Variety / Party

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

POWER2PARTY - Sept 1

Power2Party

Variety / Top 40

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Local Green Family Band - Sept 8

Local Green Family Band

Pop Rock

Sound Check
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Eric Weiler Group - Sept 22

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Blues / R&B

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

True Blues - Sept 29

True-Blues

Blues / Rock

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News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 2021

Unity Park, Greenville’s largest civic project in decades, prepped for its biggest steps

The Unity Park project moves forward despite a slowing of economic growth activity caused by the global pandemic.

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Greenville donates land worth $8 million for affordable housing near Unity Park

The city of Greenville has donated land valued at $8 million near Unity Park to be dedicated to affordable, workforce and senior-citizen housing.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Greenville city leaders donate nearly 6 acres of land near Unity Park for affordable housing

The City of Greenville will soon have more affordable housing options near Unity Park after city council voted to donate nearly six acres of property to the Greenville Housing Fund.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Greenville's Unity Park project moves forward with construction, fundraising efforts

As the end of 2020 approaches, progress continues on Unity Park, Greenville's 60-acre, $61 million project that is steadily taking shape west of downtown.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Greenville city officials unveil new design for bridge in Unity Park

Greenville city officials unveiled a new design for the new bridge in coming to Unity Park. The Auro Bridge will span 165 feet across the Reedy River and will be made of weathered steel, with cable railing and wood decking.

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