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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Youth Afterschool Registration Open

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Sign up for the 2022-2023 Youth Afterschool Study Buddies program where students receive homework assistance, life skills development, recreational activities, educational projects and much more! This program is open to students in 5K through 8th grade.

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Improvements Coming to Hundreds of Greenlink Bus Stops

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The Greenville Transit Authority was awarded $5,845,300 from the U.S. Department of Transportation's RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) program to improve bus stops. 

Amenities will include a mix of ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Swamp Rabbit Trail Repair Continues

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Crews will open a temporary trail this weekend along the Swamp Rabbit Trail at  McDaniel Bridge. Permanent repairs will resume on Monday and continue to Friday, August 19. 

Due to recent high-volume rain, the bypass route along the Swamp ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

SCDOT Begins Repairs of Academy Street Bridge

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Swamp Rabbit Trail users will follow a short detour in place for four weeks, as SCDOT has begun repairs on the Academy Street bridge over Linky Stone Park. Some pathways in the park are closed during the work.

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Grant Funding Would Support Traffic Accident Investigations

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The Greenville Police Department is eligible to receive $34,357 from the U.S. Department of Justice through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. 

The JAG program is the leading source of federal justice funding to stat...

GPD Applies for Grant

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

McDaniel Avenue Bridge Closed, Detour in Place

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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

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Council Moves Forward With 'Paperclip' Connector

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City Council voted unanimously to approve an additional $774,081 for the Cleveland Connector, which will provide direct access from the existing Swamp Rabbit Trail to the new Laurens Road Green Line Extension.

Called the "Paperclip" due to its de...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Data Hub

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

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Free Weekend Trolley Service to Unity Park Available

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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.

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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...

Bridge Details

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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...

Green Infrastructure

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

GVL STARTS Names First Class of Next High-Impact Ventures

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GVL STARTS has named its first class of aspiring entrepreneurs.

The new program at Furman University’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a partnership with the City of Greenville, Greenville Local Development Corpo...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Growth and Development

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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...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Working Groups Established

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Project Test Locations

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The City began identifying area representatives who will help guide code testing in five locations: Augusta-Mauldin-Pleasantburg, Stone and Main district, Greater Sullivan neighborhood, McAlister Square and North Laurens Road.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Code Education

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Growth in Greenville

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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.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Excons - August 18

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Genre: Indie Rock

Food Truck: HipBurger

Excons are a four piece band from Greenville, SC playing roots based, indie rock blending classic sounds and creative textures to tell modern fables. Many of the songs use allegory to reimagine the thoughts and concer...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

The Palmetto Whiskeys - August 25

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Each year Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive presents a BATTLE OF THE BANDS contest where the overall winner receives a paid performance on the last date of the concert series and studio time at Sit-n-Spin Studios. This year, The Palmetto Whiskeys is our...

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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...

Request a Virtual Presentation or Station Tour

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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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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Application for Citizens Fire Academy Opens August 1

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Learn what it takes to be a GCFD firefighter! Applications for the Citizens Fire Academy open Monday, August 1 and close on August 19. Courses will be held on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. for 8 weeks.

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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...

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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: 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.

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

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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.

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

Greenville Lands on Fodor’s Go List

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“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

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

The South's Best Cities On the Rise 2021

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Southern Living says Greenville "has become a destination."

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Greenville Named No. 5 Best Small City in the Nation

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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...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Best Cities to Start a Business

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

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Greenville One of the Best Places to Live in South Carolina

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

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Greenville One of the Best Beer Towns in America

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

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Greenville Among the Best Places to Live

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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!

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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: 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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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Groove Centric - August 19

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Genre: Jazz/Soul/Funk             

Food Truck: Everything Egg Roll                      &n...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Dana Jones and the Bruce Caldwell Project - August 26

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Genre: Beach

Food Truck: HipBurger

Dana Jones and the Bruce Caldwell Project is an 8 piece band that features a full horn section. Their eclectic song list covers everything from Prohibition Era swing to contemporary funk. The members of the band are all pr...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Marvin King Revue - September 2

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Genre: Blues/Rock & Roll

Food Truck: One Eyed Donkey

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Tuxedo Junction - September 9

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Genre: Variety/Party

Food Truck: Cluk Truk

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Gwen & the Kats - September 16

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Genre: Soul/Jazz/Rock

Food Truck: Everything Egg Roll

The 'Kats have made a name as the only band to play the classic swing hits AND Motown and classic rock, too!A veteran on the Southeast music scene, Gwen & The 'Kats are one of the busiest bands in th...

Food Truck: Tacos & Bla Bla Bla

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Heart 'n Soul Band - September 23

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Genre: Oldies

Food Truck: Seoul Republik

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

The Princess Bride - September 1

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Romance/Adventure

1987

Rated PG (See below for content ratings)

1hr 38 min

SynopsisWhile home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and al...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Hidden Figures - September 8

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Drama/History

2016

Rated PG (See below for content ratings)

2hr 7min

SynopsisThe story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

  • Director:...
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Posted on: August 1, 2022

That Thing You Do - September 15

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Movie Info

Musical/Comedy

1996

Rated PG (See below for content ratings)

2hr 29 min

SynopsisA local Pennsylvania band scores a one-hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from their manag...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Casablanca - September 22

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Movie Info

Drama

1942

Rated PG (See below for content ratings)

1hr 42min

SynopsisA cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocc...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Superman - September 29

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Action/Superhero

1978

Rated PG (See below for content ratings)

2hr 23min

SynopsisAn alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

  • Direct...
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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Singin' in the Rain - October 6

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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...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

The Mighty Ducks - October 20

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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...
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Posted on: August 1, 2022

The Mummy - October 27

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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...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Grant Funding Would Support Traffic Accident Investigations

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The Greenville Police Department is eligible to receive $34,357 from the U.S. Department of Justice through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. 

The JAG program is the leading source of federal justice funding to stat...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Help Reduce Noise Pollution

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The City is asking downtown visitors to help reduce noise along Main Street, by refraining from playing loud music or revving engines. Violators of the city's noise ordinance will be subject to a maximum fine of $1,087.

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Interested in Vending at Unity Park?

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The City is seeking to work with multiple vendors to provide concessions for park goers. The deadline to submit an RFQ is Friday, August 19. For more information on the application process and provisions, click here.

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Unity Park Featured on the Weather Channel

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Urban Planner and Landscape Designer Barrett Armstrong talked about the environmental engineering during construction. The park’s tree plan, commitment to sustainability and goals of connectivity and recreational equity make it a model for the country.

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Free Weekend Trolley Service to Unity Park Available

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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.

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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.

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.

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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: August 13, 2022

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