News Flash

Posted on: August 22, 2022

"IT FEELS LIKE A LOT FOR OUR FAMILY TO HAVE ITS OWN HOME."

Maria and Melissa Huerta at their home site

Maria Huerta is looking forward to having a new home, a place where her family can build memories.

Watch the Huerta's Story Affordable Housing
Posted on: August 22, 2022

"I FEEL LIKE I’M IN A DREAM RIGHT NOW, I HAVE TO CHECK MYSELF TO MAKE SURE I’M HERE."

Yvonne Oneal, in the library at her affordable senior housing complex

Yvonne Oneal found safe, affordable housing as a resident of Renaissance Park senior housing apartments.

Affordable Housing
Posted on: August 22, 2022

"THE CITY OF GREENVILLE HAS A GREAT PROGRAM. YOU JUST HAVE TO GET IN TOUCH."

Joi Phillips, in front of her new first-time home

First-time homeowner Joi Phillips said the down-payment assistance program helped her seal the deal on her new home.

Watch Joi's Story Affordable Housing
Posted on: August 22, 2022

"I’M AMAZED BY EVERYONE’S HARD WORK, STILL CAN’T BELIEVE THIS ACTUALLY MY HOUSE."

Two women, including Christina, celebrating with a selfie at a Habitat for Humanity wall raising.

Christina Milagria (right) celebrated with family, friends and Habitat volunteers at the wall raising for her Habitat for Humanity home.

Affordable Housing
Posted on: August 22, 2022

"I JUST REALLY CAN'T EXPRESS IT... I'M JUST SO BLESSED"

Lonnie Hudgens, standing in front of her new rental home

Lonnie Hudgens was overjoyed to move into her new affordable rental home with her grandsons.

Watch Lonnie's Story Affordable Housing

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2022

North Main Rotary Park Playground Closed

north main rotary park

Starting September 19, the playground at North Main Rotary Park will be closed as the area undergoes preparations for a new playground! The installation process will begin September 26. Please use caution in this area as construction takes place.

City of Greenville Featured News - Parks
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Various Job Opportunities Available in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

unity park employees

Join our team! The City of Greenville Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is hiring for multiple positions, both full-time and part-time. Explore job opportunities below, and submit your application today!

Additional Info... City of Greenville Featured News - Parks
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Youth Flag Football Sign-Ups Are Open

Child playing flag football

Youth Flag Football is back beginning this fall! Players will have the opportunity to learn teamwork and the fundamentals of flag-football in a 5v5 league setting, while engaging in fun, fast-paced competition!

Additional Info... City of Greenville Featured News - Parks

News Flash

Posted on: October 6, 2022

Next Code Connection Virtual Session October 12

Code Connection logo

Join us for our next virtual live update on Wednesday, October 12, at 5 p.m. 

The City is in the process of writing a new development code that will align with the GVL2040 comprehensive plan and address issues related to development across our com...

Virtual Event Info

Join Online City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Pedestrian Safety Study Open House

Pedestrians crossing a street

The City is hosting a Pedestrian Safety Study update open house on Tuesday, October 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Prisma Health Welcome Center in Unity Park. 

City staff and consultants will be available to discuss their work during this dro...

Open House

Learn More About the Study City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Mayor Welcomes Global Security Headquarters to Greenville

Man using a Paxton Access door entry system

Paxton Access, a global manufacturer of security technology, has confirmed plans to build its new U.S. headquarters in Greenville.

“As a company that is dedicated to ‘security made simple,’ Paxton Access will perfectly complement the innovative spirit that...

HQ Details

City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Augusta Street Road Diet Public Meeting

Augusta Street

City staff, along with traffic engineering consulting firm Stantec, will present the results of the post-implementation traffic study of the Augusta Street road diet on Thursday, October 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2310 Augusta St...

Presentation Details

More about the Augusta Street Safety Study City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Redmond Named City's First Poet Laureate

portrait of Glenis Redmond

Glenis Redmond is the City of Greenville’s first poet laureate.

The Arts in Public Places Committee chose Redmond for the honorary position aimed at promoting literacy and literature among City residents of all ages; City Council approved her appointment a...

First Poet Laureate

Watch Video Interview with Glenis Redmond City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

State Match Doubles the City’s Paving Plans

Worker driving a steam roller to pave a city street

The City's seven-year paving plan just got a whole lot bigger.

 Thanks to a matching grant from the Greenville Legislative Delegation Transportation Committee (GLDTC), Greenville now has double the money to pave city roadways. A total of ...

Paving Details

View Paving Road List City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Redistricting Meetings Scheduled for Oct. 3 and 4

Maps showing Council districts

The City of Greenville will host two more public meetings Oct. 3 and 4, to provide information and gather feedback as the City begins the redistricting process.

The 2020 United States Census showed a shift in population density within the city limits, mean...

More about Redistricting

Leave a Comment City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Tree Work Along Main Street

Main Street with trees

Annual tree canopy maintenance will be done in September and October. The Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department has contracted the work to a tree specialist.

This year’s project scope includes pruning of all trees from Academy to Pendleton str...

Project Details

City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

McDaniel Avenue Bridge Closed, Detour in Place

McDaniel Avenue Bridge with road closed signs in place

Earlier this year, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) lowered the weight limit on the McDaniel Avenue Bridge after an inspection of the bridge revealed extensive corrosion on the existing steel beams. The weight restriction was a temp...

Bridge Closure

View Larger Map City of Greenville Latest News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Data Hub

COVID-19 icon on top of image of South Carolina map

The City of Greenville's COVID-19 Data Hub includes variant case statistics and an automated reporting process to improve reliability.

View Data City of Greenville Latest News

News Flash

Posted on: June 3, 2022

Free Weekend Trolley Service to Unity Park Available

photo of trolley at Unity Park

Pick up is available at three locations downtown - the Transit Center on McBee, Richardson and West North Street or Heritage Green. The service runs Friday from 4-11 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

View Trolley Stop Map City of Greenville Latest News - Unity Park
Posted on: March 23, 2021

The Tree Plan

Circular graphic showing elements of river restoration, including downed trees, wildlife and plants

A critical component of the Unity Park Master Plan is the Tree Management Plan, which addresses how the river restoration project and construction of the park will impact the trees located on the site and outlines the City’s plan to mitigate that impact. ...

More about the Plan

View Video City of Greenville Latest News - Unity Park
Posted on: April 8, 2021

The Auro Bridge

Rendering of Auro Bridge

City officials unveiled a new design for Unity Park’s Auro Bridge, which will span 165 feet across the Reedy River in the heart of the 60-acre park. The bridge will be made of weathered steel, with cable railing and wood decking – a nod to the rich indust...

Bridge Details

City of Greenville Latest News - Unity Park
Posted on: April 8, 2021

The Site Plan

trucks hauling pipes for park infrastructure

For the environmental engineers designing Unity Park, it’s what you won’t see that brings them the biggest sense of accomplishment. 

Designers are creating a state-of-the-art drainage system to reduce floodwaters in the park and surrounding neighb...

Green Infrastructure

View Video City of Greenville Latest News - Unity Park

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 11, 2022

Growth and Development

graphics showing media household income, home value, per capita income and median age projections

Twenty years ago, the city of Greenville’s population was approximately 56,000, with about 24,000 households. Today, the population is almost 71,000, with roughly 30,000 households. Essentially, the city gained around six new households every week from 20...

More about Growth

DevCode

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2022

Working Groups Provide Feedback

icons representating neighborhood leaders, design professionals and developers

Staff uses three specialized working groups to advise them: neighborhood leaders, design professionals and developers.

DevCode Latest News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Project Test Locations

Illustration listing the five test areas for the dev code project

The City will test the new code in five representative loations: Augusta-Mauldin-Pleasantburg, Stone and Main district, Greater Sullivan neighborhood, McAlister Square and North Laurens Road.

DevCode Latest News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Code Education

map showing development test areas

Take a deeper dive into the issues that will shape the city's new development code.

More about the Code DevCode Latest News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Growth in Greenville

Animated characters Hank the House and Betty the Building

You'll be seeing a lot of these two "animated" residents over the next year as we explore and explain the changes underway with the city's development code.

Meet Hank and Betty DevCode Latest News

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 19, 2022

College Campus Fire Safety

Image of a Dorm Room

College students should take a few minutes to make sure they are living in a fire-safe environment. Use these tips from the National Fire Protection Association to stay safe this school year.

  • Look for fully sprinklered housing when choosing a dorm or off-c...
Fire Safety Tips

Fire - Front Pages News Items
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Virtual Fire Safety Presentations and Station Tours for Schools

fire personnel filming fire fighter using cellular phone

The Greenville City Fire Department is offering Virtual Fire Safety Presentations and Virtual Fire Station Tours to schools.

If you are interested in what the Greenville City Fire Department could do to bring a smile to your school's face during these trou...

Request a Virtual Presentation or Station Tour

Fire - Front Pages News Items
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke Alarms

the Kidde smoke detector under recall

The recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms & Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms.  The recalled units are Kidde Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060 and 2070 Smoke & Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarms. Only alarms with t...

Read on...

View Recall Information Fire - Front Pages News Items
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Request A Free Smoke Alarm

two people installing a smoke detector

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 Holds International Accreditation

CFAI logo

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...

More about Accreditation

Fire - Front Pages News Items

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 6, 2022

Greenlink Seeks Input on Contingency Plan for Staff Shortages

Greenlink needs 37 bus drivers to operate its scheduled weekday service from 5:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. 

If staffing drops below 29 drivers, Greenlink must reduce service due to staffing shortages.?The Contingency Plan adopted in Dec...

Read on...

Greenlink - Latest News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Try Transit Bingo - Enter to Win Prizes!

“Try transit” this month by doing activities that will help you become more familiar with Greenlink and its services.  

Download a PDF of the Try Transit Bingo Card to print at home or save a JPEG to your phon...

Read on...

Greenlink - Latest News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Free One-Day Pass for Students

During the month of October, in celebration of Try Transit Month, Greenlink is offering FREE day passes ($5 value) to students.

Download the Umo Mobility app in your iOS or Android app store to get started.

Create an account and t...

Read on...

Greenlink - Latest News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Greenlink Seeks Input on Reduced Fare for Veterans

Greenlink’s fare categories include reduced fares for senior citizens aged 65 and older, Medicare recipients, and individuals with a disability; however, Greenlink has received requests to add Veterans as an eligible customer group for reduced f...

Read on...

Greenlink - Latest News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Service Plan for Driver Shortages

Due to labor shortages for bus drivers, Greenlink enacted a Contingency Plan that will go into immediate effect at any time Greenlink has exhausted all available resources to continue operating a route(s) during the service day leaving a minimum of one (1...

Read on...

Greenlink - Latest News

News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2019

About Greenlink Transit

Greenlink Connecting Greenville

Welcome to Greenlink, your link to public transportation in Greenville, South Carolina.

About Greenlink Greenlink News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Paratransit Information

Bus Driver Speaking to someone

Greenville Area Paratransit (GAP) service provides for disabled individuals who are unable to ride Greenlink's fixed route buses.

More about GAP Greenlink News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Schedules

4 People Waiting at the Bus Stop

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

Two Women Getting on the Bus

Greenlink offers new customers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with our vehicles and boarding procedures.

More about Orientation Greenlink News

News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2022

Tyler Florence’s Perfect Day in Greenville, South Carolina

Garden and Gun Logo

Chef Tyler Florence returns to his hometown of Greenville to highlight where he loves to eat in and around the city.

Read the Post Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Greenville is a Top Dog Destination, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet Icon

Greenville is among "17 of the best destinations in the US to bring your dog," according to travel website Lonely Planet.

Read the Post Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Travel & Leisure Called Greenville SC's Best-Kept Secret

Travel and Leisure Logo

The publication touted Greenville's restaurants, bars and shops in the story.

Read the Post Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: August 30, 2022

SC's Best Coffee is in Greenville, According to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet Icon

Lonely Planet’s guide says that “Greenville serves the best coffee in South Carolina.”

Read the Story Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: August 30, 2022

CNN Travel says Greenville is one of the World's Top Fall Destinations

CNN Travel Logo

Greenville is one of 12 worldwide destinations on CNN’s list of best places to go in the fall of 2022.

See the List Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Travel & Leisure Says Take the Train to Greenville

Travel and Leisure Logo

Greenville is one of the best U.S. small towns to visit by train, according to Travel and Leisure.

Read the Article Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Southern Living Says Greenville in on the Rise

Southern Living Logo

Noting its charm, natural beauty and food scene, Southern Living lists Greenville as the best city on the rise in the South.

See the Rankings Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Greenville the Best Place for Young Professionals in SC, According to Niche.com

Niche Logo

Niche.com placed Greenville at the top of the list for best places for young professionals in South Carolina in 2022.

Check Out the List Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: July 20, 2022

HGTV says Greenville Has One of the Most Charming Downtowns

HGTV Logo

HGTV noted Mice on Main in its post naming Greenville's downtown as one of the most charming small town downtowns in America.

Read the Post Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: July 18, 2022

AFAR Says Greenville is One of the Best Places in the World to Visit in September

AFAR Logo

AFAR highlights Unity Park as one of the reasons to visit Greenville in the month of September.

Read the Post Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Thrillest Picked Greenville as One of the Coolest Small Cities in America

Thrillest Logo

The post about Greenville features Falls Park, the Swamp Rabbit Trail, Greenville's emerging arts scene and the City's festivals.

Coolest Small Cities Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: May 17, 2022

CNN Travel Says Greenville has One of the Most Romantic Restaurants in the World

CNN Travel Logo

CNN Travel calls Greenville an overlooked gem of the south featuring one of the most romantic restaurants in the world.

Watch the Story Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Condé Nast Traveler Picks Greenville as One of the Best Places to Travel in May

Conde Nast Traveler Logo

Condé Nast Traveler cites Greenville's Saturday Market and Artisphere as just a few reasons that make it one of the best places in the world to travel to in May.

Best Places to Travel Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Greenville Lands on Fodor’s Go List

Fodors Travel Logo

“The South has a new game in town,” according to Fodor’s Travel Go List 2022.

Greenville is one of 49 destinations - ranging from the island of  St. Croix to the far north of Whittier, Alaska - to make the list.

From the city’s best restaurants to ...

Top Travel Spot

See the Full List Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: November 19, 2021

The South's Best Cities On the Rise 2021

Southern Living Logo

Southern Living says Greenville "has become a destination."

On the Rise Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Greenville Named No. 5 Best Small City in the Nation

Conde Nast Best Small Cities

Greenville is ranked the "No. 5 Best Small City in the United States" in the 2021 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. 

The City moved up one spot from last year, making the list for the fifth time.

“Greenville is no longer a ‘well...

Read on...

Read the Story Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Best Cities to Start a Business

WalletHub Logo

Greenville is among the best cities to start a business in, according to WalletHub. The City received particularly high marks for access to resources.

Starting a Business Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Greenville One of the Best Places to Live in South Carolina

Rocket Homes Logo

Rocket Homes found Greenville to be one of the best places to live in South Carolina!

Best Places in SC Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Greenville One of the Best Beer Towns in America

Travelmag Logo

TRAVELMAG reports Greenville is one of the 20 best beer towns in the United States!

Best Beer Towns Greenville - Media Mentions
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Greenville Among the Best Places to Live

Best Places US News and World Report

Greenville is listed among the 150 Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2021-2022, according to U.S. News and World Report!

Best Places to Live Greenville - Media Mentions

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Transfers and Promotions

man in office hallway doing a celebratory dance

Latoria Mayes, 5/31/2022, Position Transfer, Administrative Assistant

Paul Dow, 5/23/2022, Promotion, City Engineer

Eric Cisneros, 5/23/2022, Position Transfer, Equipment Operator in Training

Savannah Corley, 5/23/2022, Promotion, Special Events Coordinator

S...

View Promotions & Transfers

Intranet - HR - Hires and Promos
Posted on: December 1, 2021

New Hires

Sticky Note with words: I'm New!

Shelby Perkins, 5/23/2022, Employee Health Center Coordinator, Human Resources

Justin Smith, 5/23/2022, Bus Operator in Training, Greenlink

Yolanda Solomon, 5/23/2022, Bus Operator in Training, Greenlink 

Rick Spruill, 5/23/2022, Digital Me...

View Recent Hires

Intranet - HR - Hires and Promos

News Flash

Posted on: December 18, 2020

Shopping for the Best Health Care Options

health care worker holding mini shopping cart with a stethoscope in it

Shopping for the Best Health Care Options

Find the best health care options just like you check out your choices in cars, hotels or restaurants.  

The Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Shopping Care tool provides doctor and hospital ratings, prices for a pr...

More Information

www.southcarolinablues.com Intranet - HR - What's New - Benefits

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2022

Singin' in the Rain - October 6

singin in the rain poster

Movie Info

Musical/Romance

1952

Rated G (See below for content ratings)

1hr 43min

SynopsisA silent film star falls for a chorus girl just as he and his delusionally jealous screen partner are trying to make the difficult transition to talki...

Movie Information

IMDB Information Moonlight Movies
Posted on: August 1, 2022

The Mighty Ducks - October 20

the mighty ducks poster

Movie Info

Sports

1992

Rated PG (See below for content ratings)

1hr 43min

SynopsisA self-centered Minnesota lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.

  • Director: Stephen Herek
  • Writer: Steven Brill
  • Stars: Emil...
Movie Information

IMDB Information Moonlight Movies
Posted on: August 1, 2022

The Mummy - October 27

the mummy poster

Movie Info

Action/Adventure

1999

Rated PG-13 (See below for content ratings)

2hr 4min

Synopsis: At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wre...

Movie Information

IMDB Information Moonlight Movies

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 29, 2022

Voices of Unity

Woman Holding Picture

Unity Park would not exist without the people who grew up in Southernside, West Greenville and other surrounding neighborhoods. Their stories are captured in this video series.

Watch the Series Unity Park Latest News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Free Weekend Trolley Service to Unity Park Available

photo of trolley at Unity Park

Pick up is available at three locations downtown - the Transit Center on McBee, Richardson and West North Street or Heritage Green. The service runs Friday from 4-11 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

View Trolley Stop Map Unity Park Latest News

News Flash

Posted on: May 9, 2022

BMW Manufacturing makes largest private donation to date to Unity Park in Greenville

The Greenville News reported on BMW Manufacturing's $1.25 million donation to restore and preserve wetlands at Unity Park.

Read the Story Unity Park Media Archive
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Greenville Dedicates Unity Park Plaza to the Late Community Activist Lila Mae Brock

Greenville Business Magazine reported on the dedication of a statue and plaza to honor Lila Mae Brock's legacy at Unity Park.

Read the Story Unity Park Media Archive
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Spero Financial donates $250K to Unity Park’s Mary F. Duckett Plaza

Greenville Journal reported on Spero Financial's $250,000 to sponsor a plaza at the center of Unity Park. It will be named in honor of Southernside community leader Mary Duckett.

Read the Story Unity Park Media Archive
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Greenville's Unity Park project moves forward with construction, fundraising efforts

As the end of 2020 approaches, progress continues on Unity Park, Greenville's 60-acre, $61 million project that is steadily taking shape west of downtown.

Read Greenville News Article Unity Park Media Archive
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Greenville city leaders donate nearly 6 acres of land near Unity Park for affordable housing

The City of Greenville will soon have more affordable housing options near Unity Park after city council voted to donate nearly six acres of property to the Greenville Housing Fund.

Read WYFF-4 Article Unity Park Media Archive
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Greenville donates land worth $8 million for affordable housing near Unity Park

The city of Greenville has donated land valued at $8 million near Unity Park to be dedicated to affordable, workforce and senior-citizen housing.

Read Greenville News Article Unity Park Media Archive
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Unity Park, Greenville’s largest civic project in decades, prepped for its biggest steps

The Unity Park project moves forward despite a slowing of economic growth activity caused by the global pandemic.

Read Post and Courier Article Unity Park Media Archive

News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2022

Week in Review Newsletter | English & Spanish

Top of first page of Week in Review Newsletter

Text "GVLthisWeek" to 866-874-2232 to have the newsletter texted to you every Friday.

This Week's Newsletter Week in Review Newsletter