CommunityWorks. a nonprofit financial institution based in Greenville, works to move people and places out of poverty. Tammie Hoy-Hawkins, who will take over as president and CEO in January, says there's plenty of work to do inside and outside Greenville County.
Work on the redevelopment of the site where Scott Towers once stood will begin this week, more than five years after the public housing high-rise for seniors and the disabled on Augusta Street was imploded.
As the city inches closer to beginning site work for its planned Unity Park, a planning grant from the TD Charitable Foundation will formulate a plan for affordable housing in the Southernside neighborhood which borders the park.
A presentation on gentrification and affordable housing turned into a lively discussion Wednesday in the heart of a small, traditionally black community in Greenville — Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church.
Unity Park is getting closer to construction. The city is getting more affordable housing. Parking and public transportation is still generating headlines. In the city of Greenville, growth and the issues surrounding it dominated the top news stories of 2018.