Join us every Thursday and Friday night in NOMA Square, through September!
Build your own rocket, watch a drone race or a robot duel - at this weekend's iMAGINE Festival in downtown Greenville. And ride Greenlink anywhere - it's a fare-free day!
Celebrate downtown development with our new interactive story map, charting the four decades of development that made Greenville what it is today.
The new station at Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road is now in service.
Know someone 14-21 interested in a career in fire or emergency services? The new #GCFD Explorers Program is underway!
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...
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...
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...
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...
(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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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,...
Due to the winter weather expected to begin this evening, City officials are implementing the following weather-related closures for today, Saturday and Sunday:
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...
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 info to come
Every January, The New York Times publishes a list of the hottest places to travel that year.
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.
Time's Money Magazine named Greenville as a top destination, and suggested April as the perfect time to visit.
Men's Journal gave the nod to Greenville when offering expert advice about the 2016 best places to live.
A serene, sylvan setting and a radical approach to city planning have made Greenville, South Carolina, a surprising new hot spot.
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.
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 ...
Writer James Fallows of The Atlantic outlines the eleven signs a city will succeed, and uses Greenville as an example of that success.
Greenville encompasses big-city amenities without attracting the same unpleasantries that come with a more populated, urban city.
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.
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.
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...
School is in session - please slow down and help keep our kids safe!
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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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...
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 ...