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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Airline Adds Five New Non-Stop Routes to Greenville

John DeWorken and Dorothy Dowe standing next to a Breeze Airlines banner

It just got easier to get to Greenville. 

Two City Council members celebrated with Breeze Airways leadership today as they announced nonstop service from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Los Angeles, Orlando, Tampa, Hartford and Providence, startin...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Council Selects Leadership for Economic Development Board

Shontavia Johnson and Ken Gibson shaking hands

City Council welcomed its first board of directors for the Greenville City Economic Development Corp. (GCEDC) at its formal meeting on January 22. The group’s background includes a diverse mix of economic development sectors – from rea...

GCEDC Board

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Cherrydale Area Petitioned for Annexation

Proposed Annexation Public Notice Sign

Property owners at Cherrydale Point and the surrounding area have filed a petition for annexation into the City of Greenville. The annexation requires a public hearing and two readings before City Council. The annexation would include the City's first Ing...

Cherrydale Annexation

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

City Introduces Homeless Court

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The City of Greenville is implementing a Homeless Court. It’s a free voluntary diversion program designed to help people experiencing homelessness exit the criminal justice system with little-to-no impact on their record.

Instead of trial being held in a t...

Program Details

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Construction on Mayberry Field to Begin in 2024

a commemorative Mayberry Field shovel

Neighborhood residents, donors, elected officials and guests joined the City of Greenville in Unity Park on Tuesday in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the restoration of historic Mayberry Park.

“From the first time we heard the story of Mayberry Park and i...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Brooks' Playground: A Play Space for All

Brooks playing in the sand

Cleveland Park will host a playground specifically designed for special needs children.

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Partners Invest $13 Million in Affordable, Workforce and Senior Housing

Mayor Knox White and Bryan Brown of the Greenville Housing Fund

Representatives of Greenville Housing Fund (GHF), the City of Greenville, and Truist Bank gathered at Unity Park for a $13.4 million ceremonial check presentation and celebration of 147 units of affordable senior housing coming soon at Southernside Senior...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Council Approves Pedestrian and Road Safety Projects

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City Council approved a list of projects to be funded by a $20 million state budget allocation for “Public Space Upgrades and Safety Improvements” in the City of Greenville.  

The projects, focused mainly on pedestrian and traffic safety, will add...

Project Details

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

Council Approves Spending Priorities for Tree Fund

A girl and boy each holding a potted tree

The City’s “Open Space Fund,” now topping $1.1 million, will grow and preserve Greenville’s tree canopy.

City Council received an update on the fund, which has grown rapidly since the Landscape and Tree Preservation Ordinance was established in 2021. The n...

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

City Council Names New City Manager

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Former Assistant City Manager and Planning Director, Shannon Lavrin is Greenville’s new City Manager. Lavrin was sworn in during the Formal Meeting of City Council Monday evening and assumes the role immediately.

“We are proud to have a seamless transition...

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

COUNCIL APPROVES NEW ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION

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Greenville City Council approved the creation of a new economic development arm. The Greenville City Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) will be a 501(c)3 with its own board of directors and the ability to raise private funding, much like other econo...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Apartment Complex Purchased for Affordable Housing

Century Plaza apartments

The Greenville Housing Fund (GHF) has purchased Century Plaza Apartments, formerly known as The Ivy, a 212-unit complex on Century Drive in the Overbrook neighborhood. It is GHF’s largest financial transaction to date. The $31 million acquisition was faci...

Century Plaza

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