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.

Sudduth, Brasington face off in Greenville City Council District 4 Republican primary

While all three Greenville City Council seats up for election this year are contested, only one of them will appear on the ballot in the June 13 primary.
Incumbent David Sudduth and challenger Wil Brasington will face off in the Republican primary to represent District 4, which encompasses the southeastern part of the city that includes Augusta Road, Parkins Mill, the TD Convention Center, the downtown airport and the Clemson University – International Center for Automotive Research.

Greenville makes another Top 25 list

Greenville has made another Top 25 list — albeit a very specialized one.

City downtown design guidelines change for the first time since 2000

Beginning in August, proposed developments will undergo a two-step review process under new downtown design guidelines recently approved by the Greenville City Council.

NCAA Confederate flag controversy update: GVL parking garage flag/banner ban one vote away

Greenville is one vote away from banning flags, banners or signs from city parking garages.

Greenville moves to ban Confederate flags, banners from parking garages

The next time Greenville hosts the NCAA basketball tournament, there won’t be a giant Confederate flag flying from the top deck of the city’s Church Street parking garage — or any other kind of flag, banner or sign.

City selects four artists as finalists in bid to replace Shoeless Joe statue in West End

Four finalists have been chosen by the city of Greenville for a piece of public art it is commissioning to replace the Shoeless Joe Jackson statue in the West End Plaza.

Proposed Greenville city budget includes no property tax increase

Greenville residents won’t pay higher property taxes under a proposed 2017-18 budget but they will pay more for wastewater and stormwater collection, to visit the zoo and attend camps.