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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 11, 2020

City Asks for Residents Help During Leaf Season

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It’s “leaf season” and the City of Greenville has 10 crews and three street sweepers 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 effor...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Free Parking on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

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Our holiday gift to you! Parking is FREE at all City of Greenville parking facilities on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. Remember: #ShopGVL

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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

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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

GVL2040 Comp Plan Draft Available for Review

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Learn how Greenville plans to shape its growth over the next two decades, as the city's comprehensive planning enters its final review phase.

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

#BuildUnity Webcam

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Watch our progress on the city's live webcam as we build Unity Park!

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Council Extends Emergency Mask Ordinance

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Greenville City Council voted unanimously to adopt an emergency ordinance to extend the temporary ordinance requiring customers to wear face coverings inside all retail establishments within the city limits.

Greenville was the first municipality in South C...

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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...

Traffic Tips

City of Greenville Official News Releases
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...

Accreditation Details

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

Autumn with her calf, Kellan.

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 30, 2020

Thompson Named Greenville Police Chief in Surprise Promotion Ceremony

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City Manager John McDonough appointed J.H. “Howie" Thompson as Police Chief for the City of Greenville at a small, surprise ceremony at the Law Enforcement Center this afternoon. Thompson, who was named Deputy Police Chief in November 2019, has serve...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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

City of Greenville Official News Releases
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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City of Greenville Official News Releases
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...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
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...

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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

City of Greenville Official News Releases
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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GreaterGreenvillePledge.com City of Greenville Official News Releases
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

Visit the Zoo online City of Greenville Official News Releases
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

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Greenlink Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Route Changes

Greenlink is seeking public comment on proposed route changes to Route 504 (Anderson), Route 501 (Pleasantburg) and Route 507 (Augusta). The proposed changes are outlined below.

Route 504 (Anderson)Anderson continues to face on-time performance issues, cau...

Route Change Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Unity Park Budget Approved

Council members approved the Unity Park budget and sale of hospitality tax bonds for the 60-acre project on Greenville’s West Side. The bond transaction must be closed by April 16 to capitalize on extraordinarily good interest rates twenty-year ...

Budget Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Gower Park Graffiti Damage

The City of Greenville is offering a $5000 reward for tips that lead to an arrest for vandalism at Gower Park. Graffiti was discovered when Parks and Recreation crews arrived Thursday morning. Graffiti was found on the tennis court rebounder wall, sidewal...

Vandalism Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Mayor Offers Support to Businesses

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Following Mayor White’s proclamation declaring a state of emergency and Governor McMaster’s executive order yesterday, Greenville City Council today unanimously approved an emergency ordinance designed to help stop the spread of COVID-...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor Takes Emergency Action

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City of Greenville Mayor Knox White took emergency action to stop the spread of COVID-19 by requiring bars, restaurants and breweries to limit service to curbside pick-up and drive-thru, closing indoor eating and drinking areas effective close of business...

Emergency Information

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City Expands Closures

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City of Greenville Expands Closures and Extends Event PostponementsCity Playgrounds Closed, Events to follow CDC recommendations

The City of Greenville is taking additional steps to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our comm...

Details on Closures and Events

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Modifies Operations

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The City of Greenville will modify services through March 31st to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our community.

Taking into consideration CDC recommendations on social distancing, and measures taken across the nation to i...

Operations Details

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Search for New Greenville Police Chief Underway

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The City of Greenville is launching a nationwide search for its new police chief. The City is seeking a seasoned law enforcement leader who is inclusive, results-oriented and can build strong communit...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

City of Greenville and Duke Energy Partner on Neighborhood Initiative

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For the second year in a row, 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 n...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Greenlink Offering “Food for Fare”

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Greenlink is partnering with United Ministries for a special Valentine’s Day “food for fare” promotion to support United Ministries’ Souper Bowl of Caring food drive. On Friday, February 14, Greenlink will offer fre...

Food for Fare Details

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Columbarium Presales to Begin in February

Presales for the new Springwood Cemetery Columbarium are scheduled to begin Monday, February 3 and will include niches, memorial wall plaques and a limited number of memorial benches and trees. The columbarium will be located between Section L and the bac...

Columbarium Presales

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Greenlink Proposing to End Sale of Paper Punch Passes

Greenlink is proposing that the sale of paper 20-ride punch passes be discontinued effective July 1, 2020. The proposed fare policy change is expected to be discussed at the Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) board meeting on Thursday, February 27 at 12:3...

Punch Pass to be Discontinued

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Greenville Zoo Staff Monitoring Amur Leopard Pregnancy

Over the past month, the Greenville Zoo staff has used ultrasound imaging to confirm that Jade, the zoo’s nine-year-old female Amur leopard, is pregnant and monitor the health of her unborn cubs. Weather permitting, the staff conducts an ultraso...

More about the Leopard Cubs

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Streetlight Replacement Project Scheduled to Begin January 15

The City is partnering with Duke Energy to replace approximately 105 streetlights on Main Street, between North Street and Broad Street, with LED lights and new, uniform fixtures to match the ones installed in the 200 block. The work will be done in four ...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Greenlink to Host Listening Sessions for Customer Feedback

Greenlink implemented multiple changes to its fixed routes on July 1, 2019, and now that the redesigned routes have been in service for six months, the Greenlink staff is hosting a series of customer listening sessions to gauge their effectiveness. At the...

Listening Session Details

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Bank of America Fall for Greenville Donates Festival Proceeds to Local Nonprofit Organizations

Bank of America Fall for Greenville board members and event partners today presented $38,600 to 12 nonprofit organizations from the local community and recognized the efforts of those organizations that committed substantial volunteer hours over the cours...

Donation Details

www.fallforgreenville.net City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Greenlink Announces 2020 Citizens Transit Academy Class

On January 7, Greenlink will welcome 24 new participants to the 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 and challenges...

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City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Greenville Zoo Accepting Conservation Grant Applications

The Greenville Zoo is currently accepting applications for its conservation grant program. Utilizing funds raised through the Quarters for Conservation program, the zoo awards grants to projects that focus on field conservation, conservation research or c...

Grant Information

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2019

City Reminds Residents of New Fireworks Ordinance

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In November, City Council passed an ordinance that prohibits individuals from using, discharging, shooting or igniting any fireworks or similar explosives between the hours of 10 p.m. and 9 a.m.; however, the ordinance includes an exception that allows ex...

Fireworks Regulations

City of Greenville Official News Releases
Posted on: December 26, 2019

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 6, 2019

City Selects Nancy Whitworth as Parade Grand Marshal

The sights and sounds of the holiday season will once again fill the streets of downtown when 75 parade units join the City of Greenville for the annual Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade tomorrow at 6 p.m. Longtime City of Greenville Economic Develop...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

A Full Season of Holiday Happenings

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The City of Greenville is offering a full lineup of holiday activities and events and transforming downtown into a festive destination for shopping and dining this season. Highlights include:

Night of LightsFriday, December 65 p.m. – 8 p.m.Main Street, fro...

Holiday 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...

Night Owl parking

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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

City of Greenville Official News Releases
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

City of Greenville Official News Releases
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

City of Greenville Official News Releases
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...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

City to Celebrate July 4th With Annual Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Festival

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Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue festival, the City of Greenville’s annual Independence Day celebration, is returning to its original event site on Main Street, between Court Street and Falls Park Drive. The free event will take place Thursday, July 4 from...

RWB 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: June 26, 2019

Update on Fire at 122 Carolina Point Parkway

On Sunday, June 23, Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) responded to a structure fire at 122 Carolina Point Parkway. Due to the scale of the incident, GCFD requested additional resources from the S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED), the Bureau of Alco...

Fire Details

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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...

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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 within the city limit...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Council Extends Emergency Mask Ordinance

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Greenville City Council voted unanimously to adopt an emergency ordinance to extend the temporary ordinance requiring customers to wear face coverings inside all retail establishments within the city limits.

Greenville was the first municipality in South C...

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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: 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: March 16, 2020

AccelerateSC Guidelines for Reopening Festivals and Events

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All event organizers must follow the Guidelines for Reopening Festivals and Events found on the AccelerateSC website.

Link to document: Guidelines for Reopening Festivals and Events

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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.

Request a Smoke Alarm Fire - Front Pages News Items
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: January 3, 2020

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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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...

More information

Greenlink - Latest News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Greenlink Phasing in Later Service Hours on December 1

Greenlink will begin a phased plan to extend the service hours for its fixed routes in December. Effective Tuesday, December 1, the following routes will operate from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Friday:  

  • 502: White Horse
  • 503: Poinsett
  • 50...
More information about later hours...

Greenlink - Latest News
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: 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 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: 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.

Greenville Police Official Media Releases
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...

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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...

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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

Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19: GPD Response

The Greenville Police Department will be educating the public about the new SC Governor’s executive order that authorizes law enforcement to prohibit or disperse groups of three or more in a public area. 

This does not apply to people wa...

Social Distancing Details

Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Armed Robbery on Haywood Road

On February 18, Greenville Police officers responded to Haywood Road regarding reports of an armed robbery that occurred in the afternoon.

Once officers began their investigation on scene of the armed robbery, another officer located subjects who matched t...

Armed Robbery Details

Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Swamp Rabbit Trail Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

A 29-year-old Greenville man is now in custody for the armed robbery and attempted sexual assault of a woman running on the Swamp Rabbit Trail.  

The incident occurred around 2:35 p.m. on November 25 in the area of the trail near the YMCA. The vic...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Santa's Nice List

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LETTER FROM SANTA: This special service is for children ages 10 and under. Letters will be mailed directly to recipients. Requests must be received by Wednesday, December 9 to ensure delivery by Christmas. Please include as much information as possible to...

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