Greenville City Council News

GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL: Fire Department Earns International Accreditation

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). GCFD is one of only 250 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. (CPSE).

GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL: Public Invited to Discuss Future of Bobby Pearse Community Center

The City of Greenville will host three community engagement sessions to discuss the status of the Bobby Pearse Center and give Parks & Recreation program participants, neighborhood residents and the general public an opportunity to provide feedback regarding the future of the center.

GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL: GCFD Becomes EMT Rapid Responder Agency

Chief Stephen Kovalcik announced today that Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) has been licensed by the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) as an EMT Rapid Responder Agency.

Greenville seeks experienced city manager

The City of Greenville is seeking a city manager with experience in public service and a solid record of demonstrated and reliable leadership.

Greenville Drive supports ice rink through 4th annual Frozen Fluor

The said event celebrates the city’s major traditions -- baseball at Fluor Field and ice skating at United Community Bank Ice on Main.

GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL: City Receives AARP Community Challenge Grant

AARP has awarded the City of Greenville a $10,000 grant through its 2018 Community Challenge Grant Program.

Greenville holds open house to share vision for downtown

The City of Greenville and Urban Design Associates conducted a Public Open House and Summer Garden Party on June 20 at Tate Plaza at Falls Park.

Greenville’s City Manager John Castile steps down

Having led the community in public service for over two decades John Castile has opted to step down as Greenville’s city manager, Mayor Knox White announced recently, with plans to assist in transition with leadership.

Concerts, cuisine spice up Greenville’s ‘taste of town’ Oct. 13-15

BB&T Fall for Greenville will sponsor its annual "A Taste of Our Town," its traditional downtown celebration with entertainment and food, with 2017’s event slated for Oct. 13-15 featuring vendors and musicians galore.

Greenville deems October ‘Try Transit Month’

To raise public perception about the advantages of using public transportation, the city of Greenville has designated October as “Try Transit Month,” complete with special events and highlighted by Fare Free Friday on Oct. 27.

Helicopter rescue team returns home from Texas to assist in Irma recovery

The South Carolina Helicopter Aquatics Rescue Team (SC HART) returned home after assisting with Hurricane Harvey to face assisting its own citizens in light of Hurricane Irma.

Enrollment opens for Greenville Citizens Fire Academy

Applications are being accepted for Greenville City Fire Department's (GCFD) free Citizens Fire Academy's seven-week program.

Greenville Police offer tips for viewing the eclipse

Anticipation of the Aug. 21 eclipse has become a source of excitement for many, but according to the Greenville police chief and public works director, there are safety precautions that need to be known in preparation for the big event.

Greenville's expanded trolley lines open

The City of Greenville recently hosted a kickoff celebration for the opening of the new expanded trolley system.

New plaza in West Greenville to serve as community gathering place

A new public plaza is under construction in West Greenville, between the Anchorage and Community Journals and will serve as an outdoor gathering place.

Greenville City Fire Department offers tips to prevent heat-related illnesses

The Greenville City Fire Department urges area residents to practice heat safety during these hot summer days.

BB&T named title sponsor of Fall for Greenville festival

BB&T has signed on as the title sponsor for the Fall for Greenville festival in October.

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