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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Proposed parking garage equipment would utilize license plate recognition

The city of Greenville is considering new parking garage equipment that could allow motorists to enter and exit without a paper ticket and pay through license plate recognition. The new system could also allow the city to lease more monthly parking spaces in garages where demand is high.

Washington Center nature trail open to people in Greenville with disabilities

The nature trail, like the Washington Center, is unique to Greenville County — it’s the only trail built intentionally for people with profound disabilities and is fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Loaves & Fishes to open new produce truck on Sept. 24

Each week, Loaves & Fishes recuses around 4,800 pounds of produce in their produce truck, which was replaced due to rising maintenance costs, that had risen to about $10,000 annually.

City Council considers spending surplus on affordable housing, public transportation

Greenville City Council is considering allocating some of the city's more than $6 million budget surplus for affordable housing and public transportation.

Former Greenville city manager Castile to head county’s affordable housing agency

Former Greenville City Manager John Castile will head the agency responsible for affordable housing in Greenville County.

TD Bank donates $100,000 to Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts

TD Bank announced this week that they have donated $100,000 to support relief efforts from Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas. The funding will be directed...

Dig Greenville: $46M sewer project completion will likely be delayed

Renewable Water Resources’ more than one-mile long underground sewer project has barely gotten started but officials are already saying its completion date will likely be pushed back.

Wade Hampton High track to be named after longtime coach

Wade Hampton High School’s track facility will be named after Sam McCollum, a longtime coach and social studies teacher who taught at the school...

Furman to resume normal schedule Monday

Furman University will operate on its normal schedule Monday, the school announced in a released statement Friday afternoon. 

Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts bringing out-of-this-world stories to Peace Center

As commander of the International Space Station, Virts took thousands of aerial photos of Earth for his new book, “View From Above,” which includes stories of his life in space.

Heavy rain, strong winds ahead for Upstate as Hurricane Florence makes...

The storm is expected to make landfall somewhere near the border between North and South Carolina on Friday morning and then slowly crawl northward.

Greenville County Schools cancels weekend events

Greenville County Schools has canceled all weekend events ahead of Hurricane Florence but will still have classes Friday.

North Greenville cancels classes through Monday

North Greenville University announced the school has canceled classes and student activities at both of its campuses Friday and Monday because of Hurricane Florence.

Greer CPW prepares for outages ahead of Hurricane Florence

The agency said there are 40 electric department personnel able to respond to outages and all equipment has been fueled and stocked in preparation for the storm.

Furman University cancels classes ahead of hurricane

Furman University has cancelled all of its Thursday and Friday classes and student activities ahead of potential impact from Hurricane Florence. The university made the...

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