News Releases

  1. Greenlink Fare Free Day and Photo Contest October 10

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on October 5, 2018

    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. More about Fare Free Day
  2. Greenville Zoo Announces Name of Baby Orangutan

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on October 5, 2018

    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.” More about the Greenville Zoo
  3. City Names Finalists for City Manager Position

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on October 3, 2018

    The mayor and City Council have selected three finalists for the city manager position from a total of 77 applications from government professionals nationwide. More about City Manager Finalists
  4. BB&T Fall for Greenville Delights Foodies with Weekend of Flavor October 12-14

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on October 2, 2018

    BB&T Fall for Greenville presented by Pepsi returns to downtown Greenville October 12-14, shining a spotlight on Greenville’s culinary scene. More about FFG
  5. Greenlink to Celebrate Try Transit Month

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on September 28, 2018

    October is “Try Transit Month” in the city of Greenville and Greenlink has a full schedule of events to celebrate. More about Try Transit Month
  6. Greenville Transit Authority Receives $11 Million Grant for New Maintenance Facility

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on September 25, 2018

    Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) will receive $11 million toward the construction of a new maintenance facility. GTA is the only grant recipient from South Carolina. Read on...
  7. City to Host Community Meetings for Downtown Master Plan Sept 11 & 13

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on September 4, 2018

    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. More about Downtown Master Plan
  8. Changes to Parks & Recreation Rental Fees Scheduled for October 1

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 31, 2018

    The City’s Parks & Recreation Department will implement a new rental fee schedule and offer additional rental options beginning October 1. More about Rental Fees
  9. City to Offer New Labor Day Parking Promotion

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

    For Labor Day, the City will offer free parking at all of its parking facilities on Monday, September 3. Parking will be free beginning at midnight on Sunday and ending at midnight on Monday. More about Parking
  10. Zoo Introduces Mother and Baby Orangutans

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 24, 2018

    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. More about Orangutans
  11. SYNNEX Corporation Pledges $250,000 to Build Share the Magic Playground in Unity Park

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 21, 2018

    SYNNEX Corporation, a leading business process services company, and its subsidiary Concentrix today announced a $250,000 contribution toward the construction of a world-class playground at Unity Park, to be named the SYNNEX Share the Magic Playground. More about Synnex Contribution
  12. Fire Department Awarded International Accreditation

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 9, 2018

    GCFD now is one of only 65 agencies worldwide to hold both international accreditation and the highest public protection classification rating. More about Accreditation
  13. Greenville Zoo Welcomes Baby Orangutan

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 7, 2018

    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. More about Orangutan birth
  14. City Seeking Applicants for Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 3, 2018

    The City of Greenville is gearing up for the launch of GVL2040, a two-year initiative to update its long-range Comprehensive Plan. Read on...
  15. Greenville City Fire Department Becomes EMT Rapid Responder Agency

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 1, 2018

    City firefighters are now meeting stricter standards for emergency service care, as licensed Rapid Responders. More about Rapid Responder
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