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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Greenville’s growth slows, but challenges it creates remain

Greenville has fallen on the nation’s fastest-growing city list, but Mayor Knox White said that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Survey: downtown workers would use park and ride, improved bus service

Nearly 4 out of 10 downtown workers would definitely or probably use a park and ride, and 1 in 4 would ride the bus if service were more frequent and had longer hours, according to a downtown area workforce transportation survey released Monday, July 16.

New app allows increased communication between law enforcement, public

The free app is available through the App Store and Google Play by searching “GCSO” or texting “GCSO” to 95577.

Search firm helping Greenville City Council find next city manager

Texas-based executive search firm Springsted|Waters is helping Greenville City Council find the city’s next manager.

Furman University employs ‘lambscaping’ team to maintain solar farm

The university is keeping its solar farm free of weeds with the help of a sheep farmer and his docile four-legged friends.  

Greenville Zoo prepares for first orangutan birth in 12 years

“There are so many moving parts that have gone into this new arrival," Greenville Zoo administrator Jeff Bullock said.

Report: Greenville renters are more demanding than most

Greenville renters are more demanding that renters in other cities, according to a new report by Apartment List

Engineering firm postpones Liberty Bridge closure

Greenville’s iconic bridge is getting updates this year that include a fresh coat of paint for the first time since its construction.

Greenville has new tool in push for affordable housing

Greenville has a new tool in its push for construction of new and preservation of existing affordable housing units.

Greenville Housing Fund set to approve first round of funding for...

Four projects that would provide new or preserve affordable housing are on the short list for loans in the first round of funding from the newly launched Greenville Housing Fund.

City: Building affordable housing on city-owned property around Unity Park way...

Arguably the city owns some of the most valuable and developable land in Greenville — 25 acres along the edges to a couple of blocks away from the new Unity Park. The city plans to use that land for new affordable housing to counter rising property values and housing costs around the park and in the surrounding neighborhoods near downtown that some say are squeezing lower income and working class residents out.

City seeks feedback on Wade Hampton Boulevard plan

Arnett Muldrow & Associates, the Greenville-based consulting firm hired by the city to come up with a strategic plan for Wade Hampton Boulevard, creates survey to find out what public wants the corridor to look like in the future.

State provides smoke alarms designed for hearing-impaired residents

On June 18, Jason Hurdich received a special visit from the Greenville City Fire Department to install a hearing-impaired smoke alarm in his apartment at Waterside Greene on Woodruff Road. 

Literary sleuth Susanna Ashton reveals author of SC slave narrative

It was a mystery that had stumped scholars for years: Who was Sam Aleckson?

City Hall repairs could carry $2.5 million price tag

Greenville City Hall is leaking — and repairs could carry a price tag of about $2.5 million.

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