Posted on: February 16, 2018

New Fire Department Website

New web front page for fire department, including GCFD logo and firefighter on a hose line

GCFD's new web hub offers citizens better access to information about safety and prevention programs, accreditation, recruitment and services.

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

It's A Girl!

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The Greenville Zoo welcomed a healthy baby Masai giraffe to the world on Jan. 31. You can monitor the baby's progress via GiraffeCam!

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Greenville Zoo Announces Name of Baby Giraffe

The Greenville Zoo staff and representatives from the Greenville Zoo Foundation gathered this morning to announce the name of the newest member of the zoo family. From 249  suggestions submitted by giraffe fans old and young, from the Upstate and...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

It's A Girl!

Autumn, the Greenville Zoo’s 12-year-old Masai giraffe, gave birth on Wednesday, January 31 at approximately 11:52 a.m. Both Autumn and the calf are doing well, and the zoo’s animal care staff has been monitoring the calf to ensure tha...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Council Committee Schedules Added to Electronic Subscriptions

To ensure more efficient and expedient consideration of policy issues, City Council recently reinstituted its standing committee structure and established the following committees:

Committee on Planning and Neighborhoods

Meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Greenville Zoo Announces First Birth of 2018

Greenville Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced today that the Greenville Zoo is celebrating its first birth of 2018 - a black and white Angolan colobus monkey. According to Bullock, the baby was discovered by animal care staff on January 10. Although the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

BB&T Fall for Greenville Donates to Local Nonprofits

BB&T Fall for Greenville board members and event partners today presented $42,500 to 14 nonprofit organizations from the local community and recognized the efforts of those organizations that committed substantial volunteer hours over the course of th...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

City Urging Safety During Extreme Cold

As area residents cope with extremely cold temperatures, the City of Greenville is asking for the public’s help to prevent needless tragedies. According to state and federal fire authorities, home fires occur more in winter than in any other sea...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Request A Free Smoke Alarm

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City residents can request a smoke alarm check. If your alarm is not working, it will be replaced at no charge to you.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

GCFD Holds Highest ISO Rating

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The city fire department holds the highest ISO designation available.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Learn Hands-Only CPR

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Be ready to offer help with this 15-minute primer on CPR.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Need A Firefighter to Speak?

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Firefighters are available to speak to your group on a variety of safety and fire prevention topics.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

You Going Where? Greenville SC!

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Lifestyle writer Dina Mishev got an unexpected surprise when visiting Greenville: low-key culture and high-wattage charm. Who knew?

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

America's Friendliest Cities

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Travel and Leisure chose Greenville as the third friendliest city in the nation.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Best Small Cities in the U.S.

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Greenville hits #3 among the top small cities in the nation.

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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 Greenville - Media Mentions

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Back to School

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School is in session - please slow down and help keep our kids safe!

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Multiple Reports of Counterfeit Bills Used in the CBD

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(GREENVILLE)- Police investigators are warning merchants that there have been at least four cases of counterfeit money being passed in the Central Business District (CBD) over the last week.

The counterfeit $100 bills look very similar to legal tender but ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2018

New Public Affairs Manager for GPD

(GREENVILLE)- This morning, Chief Ken Miller introduced Dr. Donald Porter as the new Public Affairs Manager for the Greenville Police Department (GPD) at a ceremony at City Hall. Porter is replacing Sgt. Johnathan Bragg who was recently promoted and is be...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Death Investigation at 2 Garraux St.

At approximately 10:30 last night, we received a call from someone requesting a welfare check at 2 Garraux St. Officers, along with Greenville County EMS responded to the scene and confirmed that there was a deceased white male laying on the floor inside ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Greenville Safe Neighborhoods Second Session

(GREENVILLE, SC).  The second session of Greenville Safe Neighborhoods took place on November 20. The Greenville Police Department collaborated with The U.S. Attorney’s Office, 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, and S.C. Probati...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Arrest made in QT Homicide Investigation

On October 7, 2017, George Pegram was found deceased at Rutherford St. and Walker St. after being stabbed multiple times. Immediately after being notified about the homicide, detectives and patrol officers sprang into action attempting to find the suspect...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2017

QT Death Investigation

At approximately 2:50 this morning, we received a call from the security guard at the QT on Rutherford Street in reference to a person that was possibly deceased at a nearby location. Officers, along with Greenville County EMS responded to the scene and c...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Woman Arrested for Human Trafficking

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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. &n...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

'Cops on the Coop' to benefit Special Olympics

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Law Enforcement Officers from Greenville Police Department and Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up with Chick-fil-A on Laurens Road to support Special Olympics South Carolina Friday, June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd.   Officers will b...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

K9 Officer Leo newest to join Greenville Police Department

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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 The Greenville Lions Club. A representative from the Greenville Lions Club contacted The Greenville Police De...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Body Cameras Implementation

The Greenville Police Department (City) has completed all procurement and preparations to implement its body-worn camera program.  The department will begin training and issuing the video recording systems to its patrol officers and many uniforme...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Greenville Safe Neighborhoods

(GREENVILLE, SC).  The Greenville Police Department has collaborated with The U.S. Attorney’s Office, 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, and S.C. Probation, Parole & Pardon Services and New Mind Health and Care, Inc., to initiate a violence red...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Cody Webb

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Pepsi Stage - 8:15 PM

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

South 85

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Pepsi Stage - 6:45 PM

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

West End String Band

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Pepsi Stage - 5:15 PM

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

246 Army Band

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Peace Center Amphitheatre Stage - 6:30 PM

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