Newcomers

Education:

Public School Registration:

Parents/Guardians need the following documents to register their children in local public schools:

  • Birth certificate;
  • Immunization records;
  • Medical forms from the County Health Department or a personal physician;
  • and previous report card if transferring from another school.

For more information on Greenville County Schools, access the Greenville County School page or the Greenville County School Distrct Info Line.
Higher Education:
There are many options if you’re interested in college classes:

Bob Jones University
Bob Jones University Online
ECPI College of Technology
Furman University
Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Greenville Technical College
ITT Technical Institute
North Greenville College
The University Center of Greenville
Webster University

Auto Registration and Driver’s Licenses:

If you move to South Carolina from another state, you have 45 days to transfer your vehicle title and registration. You may apply for the title and registration by mail. The Form 400, Application for Certificate of Title/Registration, which must be completed, contains the proper mailing address for the department. For more information on how and where to attend to all the necessities, try the SC Department of Motor Vehicles.

*Helpful Hint: The busiest days at the DMV offices are typically Mondays, Fridays and the 15th and 30th of the month.

Voter Registration:

To vote in city, county, state and federal elections, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, mentally sound and not under conviction of a felony. You must register 30 days prior to the election you wish to vote in. Registration may be done by mail or in person. Registration may also be done at any DMV office. Please contact the Election Commission for more information.

Utilities:

Cable/Cable Internet-

Electricity-

Gas

Recycling

Telephone/Dial-Up and DSL Internet Services-

Water

Grandview Peaks

Grandview Peaks is a private gated community offering dramatic views and natural seclusion in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Homesites range from 1 to 17 acres, starting at just $29,900. Located close to Asheville, and surrounded by great small towns. Properties have access to community lake & beach, large timber-frame pavilion, and hiking trails all in a peaceful natural setting.

102 N. Sterling Street, Morganton, NC 28655 - Map It

(828) 475-4844

Connections:

There are many ways to get to know folks in the Greenville community. Check out the large number of membership organizations as well as the community calendar. If you’re interested in volunteering, there are numerous volunteer opportunities available as well.

Newcomers Club of Greater Greenville
Membership is open to all new persons of Greater Greenville during their first two years of residency. Members will be eligible for membership for five consecutive years. After five years members will become associate members.

Jobs:

Check our Employment section for information on Spartanburg area job openings.