Clemson will lead research effort to eliminate traffic problems with wireless tech

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility will aim to make accidents a rarity and keep traffic moving without stopping for lights on the busiest highways — including, perhaps, Woodruff Road.

Council approves more affordable housing funding, changes police review board

Council has approved changing the name of the Commission on Fire and Police Practices to better reflect the board’s mission. The new name will be the Public Safety Citizen Review Board.

S.C. House Speaker: Businesses will desert state if roads aren’t fixed

The South Carolina Speaker of the House said during a talk in Greenville on Monday, Jan. 9,, that businesses will eventually stop investing in the state if lawmakers don’t find the money to repair its crumbling road network.

Tim Scott is nuts for Clemson, places bet against Alabama senator

Even though U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-Charleston) is a Charleston Southern grad, who an honorary Tiger from here on out.

Snow, freezing didn’t stop Sunday’s 300-strong Solidarity Rally

More than 300 people, bundled up against 32 degree weather, stood between snow-covered bushes and patches of white ground in downtown Greenville on Jan. 8 for A Rally for Solidarity. Some downtown businesses and churches were closed on this freezing Sunday, but the afternoon rally had more people gathered at the Peace Center Square than […]

Lindsey Graham tells Trump to take US spies seriously

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) made a brief appearance during this morning’s Senate Armed Services Committee on Russia’s involvement in email hacks targeting the Democratic Party during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Russell Stall will run for City Council

Former Greenville Forward Executive Director Russell Stall said Wednesday he plans to run for the Greenville City Council seat now held by Gaye Sprague. Sprague announced Tuesday she would not seek re-election to one of the Council’s two at-large seats. She has held that office since 2009.

More than 400 Greenville women heading to D.C. for Jan. 21 march

Twenty-two buses will head to the nation’s capitol from the Palmetto State for the post-inaugural Women’s March on Washington

Sanford, Trump condemn secret House ethics vote

Politico is reporting House Republican leaders have reversed course on yesterday’s secret vote which would have crippled the power of the independent Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Congressional members. The about-face follows a sizable outcry from the public and the condemnation of fellow Republicans, like South Carolina’s own Mark Sanford and President-elect Donald Trump.

Gaye Sprague will not seek re-election to City Council

Greenville City Council woman Gay Sprague announced Tuesday that she will not seek re-election.

Bo Aughtry replaced on board of Transportation Infrastructure Bank

Greenville developer Bo Aughtry has been replaced on the S.C. Transportation Infrastructure Bank board, removing the Upstate’s only representative on the powerful seven-member body.

Sanford: Fear causing some in Congress to keep Trump criticisms to themselves

In a recent Politico post, Mark Sanford talks about the reluctance of some of his fellow Republicans in Congress to criticize Donald Trump: “Nobody wants to go first…. People are naturally reticent to be the first out of the block for fear of Sean Hannity, for fear of Breitbart, for fear of local folks.”

City wants to know where to put new trolleys

Greenlink wants to put two new trolleys on the street by next spring. Now the transit agency just needs to determine where they will go. Greenlink will host three public input sessions early next year. The first, at the Caine Halter YMCA on Cleveland Street, will take place Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. On […]

Greenville names new city planning director

Greenville finally has a new planning director after months of vacancy. His name Jay Graham and he’s anti-bureaucratic and red tape. In fact, Graham believes government should be an active part of the planning and construction process and not an independent, outside deterrent.