News Releases

  1. City to Host Community Meetings for Downtown Master Plan Sept 11 & 13

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on September 4, 2018

    Representatives from Urban Design Associates, the international urban design and architecture firm hired to develop the City’s Downtown Master Plan, will be in Greenville next week for a week-long design charrette. More about Downtown Master Plan
  2. Changes to Parks & Recreation Rental Fees Scheduled for October 1

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 31, 2018

    The City’s Parks & Recreation Department will implement a new rental fee schedule and offer additional rental options beginning October 1. More about Rental Fees
  3. City to Offer New Labor Day Parking Promotion

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 30, 2018

    For Labor Day, the City will offer free parking at all of its parking facilities on Monday, September 3. Parking will be free beginning at midnight on Sunday and ending at midnight on Monday. More about Parking
  4. Zoo Introduces Mother and Baby Orangutans

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 24, 2018

    On Wednesday, August 22, the Greenville Zoo staff physically introduced Lana and her baby for the first time since the baby was born on August 7. More about Orangutans
  5. SYNNEX Corporation Pledges $250,000 to Build Share the Magic Playground in Unity Park

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 21, 2018

    SYNNEX Corporation, a leading business process services company, and its subsidiary Concentrix today announced a $250,000 contribution toward the construction of a world-class playground at Unity Park, to be named the SYNNEX Share the Magic Playground. More about Synnex Contribution
  6. Fire Department Awarded International Accreditation

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 9, 2018

    GCFD now is one of only 65 agencies worldwide to hold both international accrediation and the highest public protection classification rating. More about Accreditation
  7. Greenville Zoo Welcomes Baby Orangutan

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 7, 2018

    Greenville Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced this afternoon that just before 6 a.m. this morning, doctors delivered a healthy, 2.9-pound female baby orangutan via C-section. More about Orangutan birth
  8. City Seeking Applicants for Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 3, 2018

    The City of Greenville is gearing up for the launch of GVL2040, a two-year initiative to update its long-range Comprehensive Plan. Read on...
  9. Greenville City Fire Department Becomes EMT Rapid Responder Agency

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on August 1, 2018

    City firefighters are now meeting stricter standards for emergency service care, as licensed Rapid Responders. More about Rapid Responder
  10. City Receives AARP Community Challenge Grant

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on July 19, 2018

    AARP has awarded the City of Greenville a $10,000 grant through its 2018 Community Challenge Grant Program. The City will use the grant to renovate Walker Park, a .25-acre open space located in the West Greenville community. More about AARP Grant
  11. Stream Enhancement Project Set to Begin in McPherson Park

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on July 10, 2018

    Work is scheduled to begin this week on a stream enhancement project in McPherson Park. More
  12. Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue Festival Moving to Downtown Greenville’s West End

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on June 21, 2018

    Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue presented by AT&T, the City of Greenville’s annual Independence Day celebration, is moving its event site to a new location in downtown Greenville’s West End. More about July 4 celebration
  13. “Panda-monium” at Greenville Zoo

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on June 19, 2018

    Today Greenville Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced the arrival of three new residents - red panda cubs born June 12 to Collette and Steve, two of the Greenville Zoo’s three red pandas. More about Red Pandas
  14. Greenville Zoo to Present Next Conservation Lecture June 21

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on June 18, 2018

    The Greenville Zoo continues its popular Conservation Lecture Series this Thursday, June 21 with special guest Brett A. Wright, PhD., Dean of Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, to discuss The Global Tiger Initiative. More about Conservation Lecture Series
  15. Anniversary Discount Program Rewards Business Longevity

    Posted to City of Greenville Official News Releases on June 14, 2018

    On Friday, the City of Greenville will mail checks to 532 business owners as part of its Anniversary Discount Program, which is designed to reward longevity and recognize city businesses’ contributions and long-term commitment to the community. More about Business Longevity Program
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