Dowe, DeWorken win contested council races

After a contested race, two opponents come together in good faith and mutual appreciation

John DeWorken takes another run at a Greenville City Council seat

John DeWorken may be running for a different seat on the Greenville City Council than he did two years ago, but he says the issues are the same.

Two Greenville City Council races up for election this year will be contested

Two of three Greenville City Council seats up for election this year will be contested.

Elrod: The Democratic grassroots movement is strong in Greenville

The GOP’s candidates stood to diminish the much-needed diversity of City Council and give the business and development community greater influence.

Let us help you decide who to vote for City Council

Two Greenville City Council seats are up for grabs on Nov. 7. The Greenville Journal talked to the candidates — Lillian Brock Flemming, Matt Cotner, Russell Stall and John DeWorken — about the most pressing issues in Greenville.

Greenville City Council one step away from pay raise

Greenville City Council members are one step away from a pay raise.

Brasington declared winner of Greenville City Council District 4 seat

Will Brasington has been declared the winner of the Greenville City Council District 4 seat.

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.

As Greenville’s demographics shift, racial makeup of City Council could be impacted

Greenville’s population is changing and that could impact this year’s City Council elections.

Banker and City Council candidate Matt Cotner says growth must be tailored to address individual communities’ needs

Greenville City Council candidate Matt Cotner is focused on the city’s future.

No free passes in this year’s City Council races

All three Greenville City Council seats up for election this year will be contested.

City Council candidates tout experience to Alta Vista residents

Filing for the three Greenville City council seats that will be up for grabs hadn’t ended yet, but that didn’t stop five candidates from starting to campaign at the Alta Vista Neighborhood Association’s meeting Tuesday night.

Filing opens for Greenville municipal elections today at noon

Anybody interested in running for three Greenville City Council seats that are up for grabs this fall may officially put their hat in the ring today beginning at noon.

City Council candidate DeWorken is pro-business but aims to protect neighborhoods from “commercial creep”

Greenville City Council candidate John DeWorken’s list of the top issues facing the city are similar to those of other candidates ­– growth, traffic, and preserving neighborhoods. But DeWorken said his experience as a Greenville businessman, president of the North Main Community Association, and as vice chairman of the Greenville Transit Authority Board would allow him to bring a different set of skills to City Council.

Russell Stall will run for City Council

Former Greenville Forward Executive Director Russell Stall said Wednesday he plans to run for the Greenville City Council seat now held by Gaye Sprague. Sprague announced Tuesday she would not seek re-election to one of the Council’s two at-large seats. She has held that office since 2009.