Posted on: April 20, 2017

4/20/2017 - It’s a Boy! Zoo Announces Gender of Baby Siamang

(Greenville SC) The Greenville Zoo announced today that the baby siamang born on January 6 to parents, Oscar and Ella, is a male. The baby is the pair’s second offspring, providing George, their two-year-old, with a baby brother. According to zo...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

3/31/2017 - Party Candidates for 2017 Greenville City Elections

The filing deadline for citizens planning to run as a party candidate in the 2017 Greenville City Elections was March 30 at noon. The Greenville County Registration and Elections Office has notified the City that the following citizens filed a Statement o...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

3/28/2017 - Greenlink Partnering with iMAGINE Upstate & Ten at the Top to Offer Fare Free Day

Greenlink is partnering with iMAGINE Upstate and Ten at the Top to offer Fare Free Day on Saturday, April 1. Fare Free Day is designed to coincide with the third annual iMAGINE Upstate fueled by ScanSource, which showcases science, technology, engineering...

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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:


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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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:


  • All City community centers will be closed after 6 p.m.
  • The entrances to McPherson Park and...
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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...

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