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John McDonough, the new Greenville city manager.

City Council Announces Hiring of New City Manager

City council approved the hiring of John McDonough as Greenville’s next city manager at a special formal meeting of city council earlier this week. McDonough’s first day will be Monday, August 12.

People dancing in downtown Greenville during a concert.

2019 PNG Downtown Alive Thursdays

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive, presented by Clemson MBA, kicks off the weekend every Thursday night with music at NOMA Square on Main Street.

The Lakeside Concert Series audience watching the amphitheater by the Furman University lake.

Music by the Lake 2019

The Lakeside Concert Band and other ensembles and artists celebrate the Sounds of Summer on Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm, now through Aug. 1, 2019.

Downtown Greenville and the home of future Unity Park.

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

The city of Greenville is situated on land that was once Cherokee hunting ground. Around 1770, Richard Pearis, an Indian trader from Virginia who was living with a chief’s daughter, received about 100,000 acres of hunting lands from the Cherokees.

People dancing in downtown Greenville during a concert.

Old Dominion to Headline Major Concert at Fluor Field

Greenville Drive is thrilled to announce the Greenville Country Music Fest, headlined by multi-platinum recording artist Old Dominion. This one-of-a-kind event will take place at Fluor Field at the West End on Saturday, August 31, just two days after the conclusion of the Drive’s 2019 regular season.

Downtown Greenville and the home of future Unity Park.

City Announces Finalists for City Manager Position

The mayor and city council have announced three finalists for the City of Greenville’s city manager position, which has been filled temporarily by Deputy City Manager Nancy Whitworth.

A dryer with towels hanging out of it.

16 Ways to Save Money in the Laundry Room

Laundry is no one’s favorite chore, and it doesn’t help that washers and dryers are among the costliest appliances to operate. Since most of us do at least a few loads of laundry each week, it’s worth taking steps to reduce energy use.

Autumn the giraffe at Greenville Zoo.

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

The Greenville Zoo has confirmed that Autumn, the zoo’s 13-year-old female Masai giraffe, is pregnant. The staff confirmed the pregnancy through hormone analysis after reviewing the zookeepers’ daily logs and are expecting the birth to occur sometime in early July.

Softball equipment on the ground in front of home plate.

The 2019 USA Softball Junior Olympic Cup

USA Softball is excited to announce that the 2019 USA Softball Junior Olympic (JO) Cup will be held in Spartanburg, S.C., July 21-27 at Tyger River Park.