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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Apartment Complex Purchased for Affordable Housing

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The Greenville Housing Fund (GHF) has purchased Century Plaza Apartments, formerly known as The Ivy, a 212-unit complex on Century Drive in the Overbrook neighborhood. It is GHF’s largest financial transaction to date. The $31 million acquisition was faci...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

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

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

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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."

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

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Greenville Celebrates Black History

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The City is dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of those who have made significant contributions to the culture and history of Greenville and its Black community year-round. Discover how we're celebrating a rich part of Greenville's history.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

HONOR TOWER GOAL MET WITH MILLION DOLLAR DONATION

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Greenville Mayor Knox White announced today a $1 million donation to the Honor Tower at Unity Park. The Thomas and Vivian A. Wong Honor Tower will be dedicated to military veterans and first responders, offering a place of reflection and solemnity in the ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Super Summer Camp Registration Now Open for Returning Campers!

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Calling all returning campers! Early registration for returning Super Summer Campers is open until February 20, 2023. Get ready for a summer full of arts & crafts, games, field trips and more!

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Youth Soccer Registration Now Open!

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Sharpen your soccer skills with our youth soccer program with leagues for children ages 3 to 8 years old! Depending on age, participants will learn progressively more difficult fundamentals of soccer. Available divisions are U4, U6 and U8.

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

City of Greenville receives over $56K donation to support Legacy Park improvements

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Legacy Park Friends, a nonprofit based in Greenville, gave a $56,500 check to Greenville City Council on January 9, 2023. The funds will be used to support various Legacy Park upgrades.

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Apartment Complex Purchased for Affordable Housing

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The Greenville Housing Fund (GHF) has purchased Century Plaza Apartments, formerly known as The Ivy, a 212-unit complex on Century Drive in the Overbrook neighborhood. It is GHF’s largest financial transaction to date. The $31 million acquisition was faci...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Church Street Bridge Update Planned for Summer

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The Church Street bridge in downtown Greenville will be getting an upgrade, making it a safer, better lit and more beautiful experience for pedestrians.  

“This project is important for the success of downtown Greenville,” says Mayor Knox White. “...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

The Tree Plan

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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. ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

The Auro Bridge

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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...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

The Site Plan

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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...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Working Groups Provided Feedback

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Growth in Greenville

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Two "animated" residents help explore and explain the changes underway with the City's development code.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Code Education

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Take a deeper dive into the issues that are shaping the city's new development code.

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College Campus Fire Safety

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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...
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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Virtual Fire Safety Presentations and Station Tours for Schools

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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...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke Alarms

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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...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

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 22, 2019

Fire Department Holds International Accreditation

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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...

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Food for Fare Donation Drive on Friday, February 10

Greenlink customers can donate canned food items in exchange for a free bus ride.

On Friday, February 10, all fixed route passengers can receive one free bus ride for every 2 canned goods donated upon boarding the bus. Greenville Area Paratransit (GAP) cus...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Greenlink Announces 2023 Citizens Transit Academy Class

On Tuesday, January 3, Greenlink will welcome 20 participants to its fifth annual Citizens Transit Academy. The free, six-week program offers Greenville County residents a unique opportunity to learn about public transportation and the opportunities and c...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

About Greenlink Transit

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

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Paratransit Information

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

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Schedules

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Find out more about the hours of operation and the routes for the Greenlink Transit system.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Passenger Orientation

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Tyler Florence’s Perfect Day in Greenville, South Carolina

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Greenville is a Top Dog Destination, according to Lonely Planet

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

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Travel & Leisure Says Take the Train to Greenville

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Southern Living Says Greenville in on the Rise

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

HGTV says Greenville Has One of the Most Charming Downtowns

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

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

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

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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.

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Transfers and Promotions

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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

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

New Hires

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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...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

New IRS Medical FSA maximums for 2023!

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The IRS just released this week that the 2023 Medical FSA annual maximum will be $3,050. Even though we  have already published the annual Employee Benefits Guides with the current amount of $2,850 for the annual Medical FSA maximum, we are going...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Shopping for the Best Health Care Options

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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...

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GPD Reports Significant Decline in Violent Crime

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City Invests in Facilities, Equipment and Salaries to Reduce Crime, Retain Officers

The Greenville Police Department reports a nearly 20% decline in violent crimes over the past three years, including a 43% reduction in murder/homicide. In 2022, the City o...

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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.

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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: 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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Week in Review Newsletter | English & Spanish

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

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