VisitGreenvilleSC wants more money to market coming hotel boom
If all the new hotels planned for downtown are built, the number of rooms available in downtown Greenville in 2019 will be more than double the supply in 2015. In order to attract travelers to fill those rooms, VisitGreenvilleSC told Greenville City Council that it wants an additional $1.2 million a year.
GVL County seeks state money for new Batesville Rd. I-85 interchange, Woodruff Rd. fix, other improvements
Charleston County ’s loss could become Greenville County’s gain when it comes to funding major road projects — from a long-planned Woodruff Road bypass to a new interchange on Interstate 85 — through the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank. Greenville County has applied for nearly $168 million to help pay for five major road projects.
Study: Greenlink’s funding lags behind other city bus systems
Greenlink, Greenville County’s public transportation system, receives significantly less money from local sources than its counterparts in comparable cities in the Southeast, according to a study released Wednesday by the Piedmont Health Foundation.
Unlike Hugo, Charleston emerges battered but not broken from Hurricane Matthew
The classical-style homes throughout Charleston’s historic district sat shuttered with plywood and lined with sandbags following Hurricane Matthew early morning Saturday. There streets running through downtown were muddied but mostly passable, a stark contrast to the post-apocalyptic scenes from the Holy City following Hugo’s rampage in 1989.