Posted on: March 16, 2017

Downtown Reborn

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Celebrate downtown development with our new interactive story map, charting the four decades of development that made Greenville what it is today.

View Downtown Reborn Story Map
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Fire Station 1 Celebrates Opening

Fire engine in the bay at the new Fire Station 1

The new station at Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road is now in service.

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Fire Explorers Program Kicks Off

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Know someone 14-21 interested in a career in fire or emergency services? The new #GCFD Explorers Program is underway!

Fire Explorers Information

Posted on: March 15, 2017

3/15/2017 - NCAA Tourney Parking and Transportation Plan

The City has compiled the following parking and transportation information to help visiting and local fans plan their trips to downtown Greenville for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this weekend:

Shuttles

To reduce the amount of vehicular traffi...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

3/9/2017 - Downtown Music Series Kicks Off Season With St. Patrick's Day Celebration

The City of Greenville kicks off its Downtown Event Series on March 16 and 17 with the season opening nights of Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive presented by Clemson MBA and Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays presented by Pepsi. The free weekly ev...

More about music series

www.GvilleEvents.com
Posted on: March 2, 2017

3/2/2017 - Greenlink Seeking Public Input on Transit Service

The Greenville Transit Authority has hired consulting firm Connetics Transportation Group to conduct a Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) study of the Greenlink transit system. The project scope includes developing a market profile of Greenville Cou...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

2/27/2017 - Greenville City Fire Department Announces Partnership with CPI Security

(Greenville, SC) The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) is partnering with CPI Security on an initiative to help young men and women prepare for a career in the fire service. CPI Security provided $5,000 to help fund the Greenville City Fire Explorers...

More about GCFD-CPI partnership

More about Fire Explorers Program
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...

More about zoo reopening

Greenville Zoo online
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 ...

More about Kumar

greenvillezoo.com
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...

More about the Greenlink grant

www.ridegreenlink.com
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...
Closure details

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...

More about storm preparation

emergency.greenvillesc.gov

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Ashes of Old Ways - March 30

Ashes of Old Ways

Rock/Americana

Ashes of Old Ways Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Retro Vertigo - April 13

Retro Vertigo

80s Covers

Retro Vertigo Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

JL Fulks Band - April 20

JL Fulks

Blues Rock

JL Fulks Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Matt Fassas Trip - May 4

Matt Fassas

Rock/Blues

The Matt Fassas Trip Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Dead 27s - May 18

Dead 27s

Rock/Jam

Dead 27s Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Nathan Angelo - May 25

Nathan Angelo

Pop/Rock/Soul

Nathan Angelo Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Amongst the Trees - June 1

Amongst the Trees

Americana/Acoustic Folk

Amongst the Trees Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Gaslight Street - June 8

Gaslight Street

Rock/Roots/Soul

Gaslight Street Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Amy Lynne Reed - June 15

Amy Lynne Reed

R&B/Soul/Rockabilly

Amy Lynne Reed Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Lyric - June 22

Lyric

Pop/Funk/Soul

Lyric Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Underhill Rose - July 6

Underhill Rose

Americana

Underhill Rose Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Excons - July 13

Excons

Rock

Excons Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Skallywags - July 20

Skallywags

Country/Rock/Pop

The Skallywags Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Darby & the Peep Show - July 27

Darby

Americana/Indie Folk

Darby & the Peep Show Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Dangermuffin - Aug 3

Dangermuffin

Rock/Americana

Dangermuffin Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Get Right Band - Aug 17

Get Right Band

Rock/Funk/Reggae

The Get Right Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Jef Chandler Band - Aug 24

Jef Chandler

Alt-Country/Rock

Jef Chandler Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Gimme the Gig Contest Winners - August 31

Gimme the Gig

More info to come


Posted on: March 6, 2017

The Small South Carolina Town Was Just Named One of the Hottest Places to Visit

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Every January, The New York Times publishes a list of the hottest places to travel that year.

Country Living article
Posted on: January 5, 2017

52 Places to Go in 2017

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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.

Read NYT article
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: March 3, 2017

Man Arrested for Human Trafficking

GREENVILLE (SC). In late 2016, the Greenville Police Department joined the Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Task Force by assigning a detective to investigate crimes related to federal and state human trafficking laws. In mid-January 2...

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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...

More about zone restructuring

http://police.greenvillesc.gov/Neighborhoods
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...

More about K-9 Scooter

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: February 23, 2017

Blues Revival- March 31

Blues Revival

Blues / Classic Rock

Blues Revival Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Tuxedo Junction- April 7

Tuxedo Junction

Variety/Party

Tuxedo Junction Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Jamie Wright Band- April 14

Jamie Wright Band

R&B/Soul/Jazz/Dance

The Jamie Wright Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

NuSound- April 21

NuSound

Funk/Pop/Rock

NuSound Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Jazz Revolution- April 28

Jazz Revolution

Jazz/Soul

Jazz Revolution Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Xpresso- May 5

Xpress

Variety/Party

Xpresso Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Hot as a Pepper- May 12

Hot as a Pepper

Variety/Party

Hot as a Pepper Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Mike Frost Band- May 19

Mike Frost Band

Jazz/Variety

Mike Frost Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Power 2 Party- June 2

P2P

Variety/Party

Power 2 Party Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

5th and York- June 9

5th and York

Jazz/R&B

5th and York Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Rhythm Muscle- June 16

Rhythm Muscle

R&B/Rock/Soul

Rhythm Muscle Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Shades of Brown- June 23

Shades of Brown

R&B/Jazz/Soul

Shades of Brown Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Jukebox 45- June 30

Jukebox 45

Classic Oldies

Jukebox 45 Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Marsha Morgan Band- July 7

Marsha Morgan

Variety/Beach

Marsha Morgan Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Conspiracy Band- July 14

Conspiracy Band

Funk/Rock/Reggae

Conspiracy Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Soul Ripple- July 28

Soul Ripple

Funk/Blues/Soul

Soul Ripple Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Flashbacks- August 4

Flashbacks

Beach/Variety

The Flashbacks Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Soul Service- August 11

Soul Service

Soul/Pop

Soul Service Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Groove Planet- August 18

Groove Planet

R&B/Jazz/Funk

Groove Planet Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Next Level Band- August 25

Next Level Band

Variety/Party/R&B

Next Level Band Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Soul Kitchen- September 1

Soul Kitchen

Rock/Blues/Soul

Soul Kitchen Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Southern Crescent- September 8

Southern Crescent

Oldies/Beach/Pop-Rock

Southern Crescent Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Bantum Rooster- September 15

Bantum Rooster

Variety/Party

Bantum Rooster Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

True Blues- September 22

True Blues

Blues

True Blues Online
Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Jumpstart Band - Sept 29

Jumpstart Band

Variety/Party

The Jumpstart Band Online

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Spring Break Camp at Bobby Pearse Community Center

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Greenville County Schools are on break from April 10- April 14.  The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a week long Spring Break Day Camp at the Bobby Pearse Community Center.  The camp runs from 7:30am to...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Now Hiring Youth Coaches and Summer Recreation Leaders!

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The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking energetic and responsible individuals who have a passion for working with youth.  Current openings:

Summer Recreation LeadersThe Recreation Leader (Summer) position will work ...

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