Man Typing at Computer Desk

City Continues Conversion to “Paperless” System

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017

Effective January 1st, applications for permanent sign, temporary sign, home occupation (accessory use) and temporary use permits must be submitted electronically through the City of Greenville’s online permit center.

Deer

All-time Antler Records Update

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017

The South Carolina white-tailed deer Antler Records Program was initiated in the spring of 1974, and since that time 6,995 sets of antlers have been officially entered into the list.

Ice Skating

United Community Bank Ice on Main

Posted on Friday, December 8, 2017

United Community Bank Ice on Main is an open-air ice skating rink located in the heart of downtown Greenville. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with one of America’s favorite winter traditions – ice skating!

Christmas Trees

Holiday Happenings This Weekend

Posted on Friday, December 8, 2017

Holiday Happenings, in partnership with the City of Greenville, will transform downtown Greenville into a festive destination for shopping and dining this holiday season.

Kitchen

Keep Listeria Out of Your Kitchen

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

If you eat food contaminated with bacteria called Listeria, you could get so sick that you have to be hospitalized. And for certain vulnerable people, the illness could be fatal.

Liza Manuel

Liza Manuel: Coaching the Voice

Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

It’s obvious when you enter Liza Manuel’s chorus room at Fisher Middle School that her students love her. They’re rehearsing songs for an upcoming winter concert, and they are focused on a pitch-perfect performance.

Red-winged Blackbird by Will Stuart

Audubon’s 118th Christmas Bird Count

Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Carolina Bird Club invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running community science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC).

Debt Bills

FTC Halts Abusive Debt Collection Operation

Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

You have the right to be treated fairly by debt collectors. Under federal law, they can’t use abusive, deceptive or unfair practices to collect from you. But not all debt collectors play by the rules.

Rake on Fall Leaves

Yard Waste Pickup

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Eight crews are working six days a week to respond to the tremendous amount of debris created this leaf season.

Raw Cookie Dough

A New Reason to Not Eat Raw Cookie Dough

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017

A recent study published by The New England Journal of Medicine has revealed unwanted findings. Although it is a low-moisture food, raw flour can be a vehicle for foodborne pathogens.

Dog Chewing on Bone

No Bones (or Bone Treats) About It

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Many dog owners know not to toss a turkey or chicken bone to their dog; those bones are just too brittle. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the risk goes beyond that.

Stanco Metal Celebrates 100 Years in Business

Stanco Metal Celebrates 100 Years in Business

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2017

An innovative, family-owned provider of metal fabrication services since 1917, Stanco started with non-automotive wire products and grew into a complete provider of metal fabrication services.

Greer's EducateWorkforce

Program in Greer Schools Could Be Future of Education

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2017

About 300 students in two Greer schools are beginning to use cutting-edge educational materials to learn the skills they need to land a job in advanced manufacturing, as industry leaders seek a larger pool of highly skilled workers.

Hollywild Holiday Lights

Christmas Lights at Hollywild

Posted on Friday, November 24, 2017

Once again, this family-oriented event will offer an unforgettable opportunity for children and adults alike to share and embrace the Christmas spirit.

25th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition Grand Prize Winner

25th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition

Posted on Friday, November 24, 2017

Talented gingerbread artists coast-to-coast recently came together to showcase their intricate, tasty creations, while celebrating the Silver Anniversary of the National Gingerbread House Competition, hosted at The Omni Grove Park Inn.

Holiday Lights

Upstate Holiday Light Show

Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Greenville-Pickens Speedway is lighting up the nights this holiday season with the largest interactive holiday lights display in the Upstate.

Traffic

City Working to Help Motorists Traveling on Woodruff Road

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017

With the holiday season quickly approaching, and so many popular shopping destinations located on Woodruff Road, the City of Greenville is again taking preventive measures to help manage traffic.

City of Greenville Plaque

City Council Approves Non-Profit Housing Trust Fund

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017

City Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to authorize the establishment of an independent Non-Profit Housing Trust Fund, creating a financial mechanism to support affordable housing development within the city.