Today Greenvillians are familiar with the Simpsonville area called Five Forks, where Batesville, Scuffletown, South Bennettsville and Five Forks roads all intersect near each other. The name Five Points will be much less familiar to locals, but it was once a primary downtown destination.
Laurens Electric Cooperative announced some of their customers have reported being contacted by scammers who threaten them with electric service disconnection unless immediate payment is issued over the phone through…
The donation by Wilbur O. and Ann Powers is the largest-ever in Clemson's history.
Communities in Schools of Greenville, a local affiliate of a national nonprofit which works to build relationships with schools as well as provide assistance to families and students living below the poverty line, will hold its Annual Charity Golf Outing on Oct. 19 at noon at Holly Tree Country Club at 500 Golf Club Drive in Simpsonville.
The Junior League of Greenville announced they will hold monthly supply collection drives to benefit their partner agencies SWITCH, Jasmine Road, Pendleton Place and The Family Effect. The first drive-thru collection event will be held Oct. 16 from 5-6:30 p.m. and Oct. 17 from 9-10:30 a.m. at the JLG office at 120 Greenacre Road in Greenville.
The Augusta Road Business Association will host its annual Holiday Open House on Nov. 15 from 1-5 p.m.
The shields cost more than $5 million and were paid for by the state's Department of Education.
How the police are perceived in Greenville is sharply divided along racial lines, a citywide survey on the Greenville Police Department showed.
Trees and transit. Accessibility and air. Water, walkability and waste. When it comes to sustainability, virtually every aspect of day-to-day life works its way into Michael Frixen’s downtown office on the 10th floor of Greenville’s City Hall. “It’s that human/nature interaction,” says Frixen, the city’s sustainability coordinator.
Citing social distancing concerns, Greenville city officials have canceled this year's annual Poinsetta Christmas Parade in downtown Greenville.
With people being home so much more these days, waste piles up. Recycling, though, has both benefited from the situation while also suffering a bit over time.
“Its victims and survivors come from every part of the community – regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation and economic status,” said SCCADVASA spokesperson Megan Finnern.
Downtown Greenville's M. Judson Books has just expanded with the opening of Camilla Kitchen, a cafe and bakery that features coffee, baked goods, beer, wine and champagne.
A local Eagle Scout troop came together with their families to build a pergola for the Greenville Rescue Mission.
The goal of the program is simple: Help returning citizens who are coming home from prison get their lives back on track.