The ownership change would stretch 3.2 miles from Mauldin Road north to downtown, where the corridor calms and becomes River Street.
The city bought four new trucks and hired several additional public works employees earlier this year to begin offering garbage pickup on Aug. 30.
The council approved rezoning six acres for a Safe Harbor domestic violence shelter offices and apartments but turned down a pair of rezonings elsewhere in the county.
One of the highlights of the year in South Carolina’s Upstate returns in mid-September and it’s a must-do for anyone who loves food, wine, and music.
The state Joint Bond Review Committee moved along three major Clemson University capital projects during an Oct. 5 meeting.
The county will, at least for now, keep nearly $30 million in fees collected over the past four years. The vote came shortly after a majority of council supported refunds during a committee meeting.
City Council recently voted 4-3 to approve first reading of and ordinance which would limit the number of thrift stores that could operate in the city and block a ReStore consignment shop.
A website with the domain andersoncountyplanningcommission.com, which uses the county's logo, has been publishing content critical of county leadership since last year.
The order temporarily bars the state from enforcing its law prohibiting the use of state funds to enforce school mask mandates after parents of students with disabilities sued state officials and several school districts.
The final negotiated price is $6.4 million, about $2.5 million less than the company proposed to build just the two bridges over Laurens and Haywood roads
In a published letter, Butch Kirven wrote he was disheartened by the methods used by several members of council to approve a new land use rule without public discussion.
The ordinance prohibits the use of county resources to enforce federal gun laws and gives County Council authority to restrict funding from departments that are found to have assisted federal enforcement.
Greenville County Council Chairman Willis Meadows failed in an attempt to remove the council’s vice chair, Dan Tripp, from his role as finance committee chairman during a meeting on Sept. 21.
Ahead of the 4-3 vote, City Council members in favor of implementing the restrictions said consignment stores in central Mauldin were not consistent with the city's future plans.
Contact with prisoners has been limited as coronavirus continues to spread, and the city lost access to the labor on which it has relied for 15 years. Now, a councilman is questioning whether the program should end.
City Council approved a first reading of the rezoning in August after the developers met with residents who opposed the plan and agreed to several concessions in response to their concerns.
Greenville County staff distributed the road paving list that included 42.5 miles in late June. But when the council finalized its budgeted list Sept. 7, it had shrunk to 108 roads and 29.1 miles in the coming year.
Several dozen residents, as well as a handful of uniformed and off-duty officers, attended the forum to hear each candidate's thoughts on how they would guide the agency in the future.
The council didn’t discuss the proposal during its meeting. The proposal was referred to the planning and development committee.
The city of Greenville and the Upstate's Hispanic Alliance are pursuing the possibility of commissioning famed Mexican artist Jorge Marin to create a replica of "Wings of Mexico" for permanent display.
It is one of 254 municipalities with less than 50,000 residents throughout South Carolina receiving a piece of the $435 million in federal funds provided to the state.
This time, PNG has offered three alternatives. But residents that live along at least one of the proposed routes said the company should provide more information about why it needs the project.
As demand for parking grows in downtown Simpsonville, City Council is considering adding time limits to some spots. There are currently three timed parking spots out of the 68 in question.
Greenville County spent $96,000 on its defense of roads and telecommunications fees case. Now it may pay $155,000 to the plaintiffs' attorneys.
The warning comes two weeks after the council split its vote 7-5 in a final reading of a long-awaited rule to replace Article 3.1 of its land development regulations.
A consultant team reported that adding a 35,000- to 40,000-square-foot ballroom would capture a larger share of the regional event market, while not cannibalizing events from existing venues.
Greenville County Planning Commission splits on a pair of votes, rejecting a Pelzer 70-home subdivision and a Berea rezoning request for 117 townhouses.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of parents claiming the health of their children with disabilities may be compromised. Greenville, Horry, Lexington, Oconee and Pickens school districts were named as defendants.
The proposed change comes on the heels of the new Open Carry with Training law that went into effect Aug. 15. That law allows cities to set their own policies in certain instances, such as at events happening on public property.
City Council is expected to vote tonight, Aug. 23, on the potential ban following Gov. Henry McMaster's signing of the Open Carry with Training Act, which allows local governments to limit open carry on public property.
Less than a month after striking a deal with Mauldin allowing it to reopen for four months before moving out of city limits, Dynasty Lounge at Club Epic has been ordered to shut down permanently.
Stutts was admitted about three weeks ago to an Upstate hospital emergency wing and regularly posted on Facebook updates about his deteriorating condition. Stutts died Aug. 19, according to a post on his professional page.
The much-maligned Article 3.1 was intended to stem sprawl in unzoned parts of the county but led to numerous lawsuits. It was replaced Aug. 17, but with last-minute amendments that were never publicly discussed.
Filing has closed for the upcoming City Council elections in Greenville County. Here's a look at who is running in Mauldin, Simpsonville and Fountain Inn.
The city of Greenville can sustain a roughly 60,000-square-foot center designed to bring outside organizations and economic development-focused groups downtown for meetings and events, according to city leaders.
A final vote awaits as Greenville County seeks to replace Article 3.1 of its land development regulations. Seven council members have an agreement, though neither of the county's rural councilmen are included in that group.
The School District of Pickens County reported 634 students have been quarantined as 142 COVID-19 cases were reported within the district by Aug. 13. It also reported 26 cases among staff, including 11 staff members who are vaccinated.
South Carolina joins growing list of states that have proclaimed themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries against what Gov. Henry McMaster said was possible future federal overreach to seize firearms.
Timmons made his remarks during a OneSpartanburg's Voice of Business Brunch held at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Conference Center. Timmons also said COVID-19 continues to disrupt supply chains nationwide.
The city of Greenville and Greenville County say they can meet a December 2022 deadline for completion of the new 4.5-mile section of the trail.
Developers have reduced the number of planned townhomes from 48 to 40, which allows for more greenspace, a larger buffer from existing neighborhoods and more robust runoff management.
Derek Cooper Gunby, 41, was was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building, according to court records. He was arraigned and released on a $25,000 public recognizance bond.
It wouldn’t change any current operations but would declare the county’s support for the “right to keep and bear arms” and restrict the use of county resources to enforce federal laws.
The rules go into effect on Aug. 10. The mandate applies to guests and employees in all city facilities, including common areas. The new rules won't apply to children, leaving that decision in the hands of parents.
The tents were erected on the front lawn the morning of Aug. 9. The presiding judge expects court sessions to be on schedule throughout the week.
The shell of what once was a thriving mill community is poised to become the next haven for Greenville's hunger to grow. This summer, state lawmakers set aside $200,000 for a new pedestrian bridge across the Saluda.
Event bookings have been cut off as the city grapples with losses and considers selling the center to Greenville County. The county is willing to operate the center, but an agreement on terms may be elusive.
After receiving pushback from Mauldin residents and officials, the state Department of Transportation is working to create a new plan for improving the East Butler Road corridor that would displace fewer residents than the previous plan.
Greenville may adjust fall event rules as cases spike but doesn't plan to challenge Gov. Henry McMaster's order that preempted local mask rules.
The project is planned for 7 acres along the Reedy River adjacent to South Academy Street. Among other large earmarks in the region: $12 million for downtown Spartanburg infrastructure and $1 million for a welcome center in Fair Play.
A state senate subcommittee will listen to residents' concerns on redistricting boundaries at a meeting in Greenville on Aug. 2. It is part of the first step in the process of redrawing senate district lines.
The Greenville County Planning Commission recommended denial of two rezoning requests for subdivisions that planned hundreds of homes in the southern part of the county, but unanimously approved a smaller conservation development.