Greenville City Council one step away from pay raise

Greenville City Council members are one step away from a pay raise.

How a stormwater ordinance is preventing Pete’s Original Too from being rebuilt

Under the City of Greenville’s stormwater ordinance, construction is prohibited within a floodway.

Greenville City Council considers salary increase

Greenville City Council members are talking about increasing salaries — theirs.

New Verdae fire station helps Greenville Fire Department earn highest ISO rating

Construction of the new Verdae fire station, a new community risk reduction coordinator, and a new engine company with additional firefighters helped the Greenville Fire Department earn a Public Protection Class 1 designation.

Think downtown traffic stinks? Well, the city plans to study it.

The last comprehensive traffic study completed for downtown Greenville didn’t take into account Falls Park, the Liberty Bridge, and the apartments and hotels that have taken up increasing space in the city’s central core. That’s because they didn’t exist in 1999 when the study was done. A new study is in the works.

City gives final approval to Grand Bohemian money

Greenville City Council members on Monday gave final approval to a development agreement with The Kessler Enterprise, Inc., the company building the Grand Bohemian, a highly anticipated lodge-style boutique hotel on the banks of the Reedy River.

Here’s how you can be 1 of only 600 people allowed to view the eclipse from the top of two GVL parking garages

Only 600 people will be allowed to view Monday’s total solar eclipse from the top deck of a City of Greenville parking garage.

Downtown streetlights could improve your cellphone service

Walk down Greenville’s Main Street and you’ll be hard pressed to go a block without seeing people using their smartphones to search a list of restaurants to help them determine where they want to eat dinner, watch the latest viral video, and to check email.

City officials nearing agreement on Augusta Street fire station

City officials are nearing an agreement with a developer that would allow the city to build a new fire station to serve Augusta Street, Fire Chief Stephen Kovalcik said.

City Council finalizes purchase of Reedy River site

Greenville City Council on Monday night gave final approval to a contract for the city to purchase property on the banks of the Reedy River at the edge of Falls Park where a developer had proposed to build an office building.

120 voters turned away from polls last month — here’s why

If you plan to vote in this November’s city council contests, you’re going to want to read this.

County unveils interactive map to connect people to health care, other services

The map allows users to locate bus stops, parks, educational institutions, affordable housing, health centers, and more throughout Greenville County.

County Council votes to impose two new fees

Property owners will be paying a new yearly fee of $14.95 on each parcel of real property, and motorists will pay $10 more in road maintenance fees when they renew their license plates.

What’s worth saving? Fast-growing Greenville aims to preserve its history

As Greenville has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities, it is working to preserve buildings of its past.