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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Bad Blood: This Halloween season, the Greenville Zoo is demystifying bats

Contrary to popular myth, the flying, nocturnal mammals are wonderfully beneficial creatures.

CommunityWorks Federal Credit Union merges with Self-Help to offer expanded services...

CommunityWorks Federal Credit Union was launched four years ago to give Greenville’s unbanked and underbanked residents an alternative to predatory lending. On Tuesday, it merged with Durham, North Carolina-based Self-Help Credit Union, a move that officials with both entities say will bring additional products and services, including mortgage loans, to CommunityWorks’ members.

At 80, Greenville Housing Authority looks to the future

A lot has changed since The Greenville Housing Authority was formed 80 years ago — and there is a lot that hasn’t.

Science teacher transforms detention pond into ‘wetlands laboratory’ for environmental education

A fifth-grade science teacher at Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville has launched a project that aims to connect students with Mother Nature.

Greenville Tech signs credit transfer agreement with Anderson University

Anderson University officials signed an agreement with the college Tuesday, making the university one of five schools with bridge agreements with Greenville Tech.

Stretch of Swamp Rabbit Trail closed through late November

A section of the Swamp Rabbit Trail closed Monday and won’t reopen until Nov. 23, the City of Greenville announced Tuesday.

CommunityWorks, Self-Help credit union merger could allow more people to become...

The merger of CommunityWorks Federal Credit Union with Durham, North Carolina-based Self-Help Credit Union could allow more Greenville County residents to become homeowners.

Finalists for Greenville city manager announced

The three finalists for Greenville’s city manager position are all assistant managers in other cities in the South.

Greenville City Council interviews city manager candidates

Greenville City Council members will bring in six city manager candidates for interviews in early October.

Greenville to test high-tech system in Spring Street parking garage

Finding a parking space in downtown Greenville could become a little easier by the end of November thanks to new high-tech equipment the city will test in one of its garages.

Former teacher’s aide files defamation suit against Greenville County Schools

A former teacher’s aide at Summit Drive Elementary School is suing Greenville County Schools, claiming the district made false and defamatory statements to law enforcement and potential employers about her.

Greenville students see overall drop in End-of-Course test scores

On average, End-of-Course test scores dropped in Greenville County Schools from 2017 to 2018, with the exception of English I scores. The South Carolina Department...

Taking flight: Once neglected, Lake Conestee has become a bird sanctuary

The park is home to more than 200 species of birds that reside in or migrate to and from the area.

A bite out of time: Dinosaurs roar back to life at...

The museum's newest exhibit aims to transport visitors back to the Cretaceous Period, allowing them to explore dinosaur habitats — and the various creatures who populated them.

SC ranks 7th worst state for teachers on WalletHub list

South Carolina ended up near the bottom of WalletHub’s “2018 Best and Worst States for Teachers” rankings, which was released Monday.

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