Some Upstate lawmakers stood in support of claims made Monday by an activist who demanded the repeal of COVID-related mandates and an acknowledgement that the presidential election wasn't legitimate.
Sewer districts in Gantt, Parker and Taylors sue Greenville County as they continue to fight consolidation into MetroConnects. The lawsuit claims state law doesn’t give the county authority to dissolve sewer districts without consent or a referendum of district voters.
The city of Greenville's comprehensive plan is now in its final form after numerous sessions involving dozens of community experts and the input of the public over the past year.
Greenville First Steps, in partnership with Connect 4 Good, euphoria, Table 301, Metro by T-Mobile, and GreenvilleParents.com, hosted a virtual cook-along
A politically fractured County Council chooses a staunch conservative as its leader as longtime chairman Butch Kirven steps aside. Meadows won the key role leading the county in a seven-minute meeting in which there was little discussion.
Greenville County broke ground Monday on construction of its new 250,000 square-foot county administrative office building as a key piece of County Square redevelopment begins to take shape.
Greenville County had a year-end deadline to spend $91 million in federal coronavirus relief money. It sent millions to businesses and nonprofits and kept nearly one-third for its own needs.
Greenville County Council voted for a policy to be mindful when sharing residents emails, but only after strong words were exchanged and a pastor felt the need to pray for calmer attitudes.
As expected, Greenville County votes to consolidate seven sewer districts into one, despite objections from district officials. But three sewer districts vowed to fight the council’s move in court, calling the consolidation an illegal overreach by the county.
Older and disabled residents who qualify for homeowners exemptions would pay significantly more for sewer if Greenville County Council approves consolidation Tuesday.
After a failed attempt last month, Greenville County Council will renew debate of how members share emails, especially those containing personal information.
The vice president stopped in Greenville to discuss vaccination efforts on his way to Georgia for a political rally. He was joined by Gov. Henry McMaster and other leaders at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville.
A spokeswoman with the Administrative Office told The Post and Courier on Friday that consolidating federal court operations into one central location would save taxpayers about $730,000 a year.
Special purpose districts Berea, Marietta and Wade Hampton agree to give up sewer in Greenville County's consolidation plan so they can maintain control of other services.
Six sewer districts in Greenville County have until March 31 to willingly transfer their sewer to a seventh, unified system or they would lose control of their fire departments.
Congress is set to vote on a 40-percent cut to VOCA funding this month, the lifeblood of many victims advocacy organizations in the Upstate. The drop would force already struggling organizations to slash programs and operate with skeletal staffs.
As special purpose districts cried foul, Greenville County Council pushed ahead with plan to consolidate county sewer systems into one large system.
Greenville County Council will discuss a resolution in support of wearing face masks to limit the spread of coronavirus. It stops well short of a mask mandate.
Piedmont Natural Gas is exploring a possible new gas transmission line from Taylors to Travelers Rest. Neighbors don't want it. Environmentalists say it isn't needed. But the company is pressing forward.
One county councilman has regularly shared emails from constituents containing personal information with others on the opposite side of an issue. Some on Greenville County Council want him to stop.
Sewer district representatives maintained opposition to Greenville County sewer consolidation plan at a public hearing, while environmental leaders and area homebuilders voiced support.
After a lengthy hearing Monday, a judge denied Greenville County sewer districts attempt to halt the county from holding a required public hearing about consolidating the county's sewer system.
Members of Greenville County Council now have the option to meet via Zoom or in Council chambers, and will begin accepting in-person comments from the public on non-agenda items for the first time in months.
County Council looks to amend its rules to allow remote attendance permanently and to remove open public comment from its business meetings and replace it with separate open-mic nights.
Coronavirus, systemic racism, election add compounding stressors as Greenville County seeks to use CARES Act money to provide help for mental health services in Greenville.
After Greenville County Council announced plan to consolidate six sewer districts into one, a lawsuit seeks to block the process.
A Clemson University professor who specializes in identifying state-sponsored social media trolls discusses how trolls factored into this year's election and how the strengthened response from academics, intelligence agencies and platforms has lessened their impact.
The uncertainty of the COVID-19 health crisis promised that Election Day 2020 would be unlike any other in modern history. But the answer to why the count took so long goes beyond a broad pandemic narrative.
Election Day turned into Election Night, and then Election Morning, in Greenville County as workers continued tabulating absentee ballots and processing thousands of provisional ballots.
Post and Courier Greenville reporters visited polling sites throughout Greenville County on Tuesday, and are monitoring results from County Square as votes are counted.
Greenville reporters will join correspondents across the state to cover election results on Tuesday, describe what polling sites look like and to report on any problems that might arise.
Jeff Randolph wants to build a new subdivision near U.S. 25 on land where endangered Bunched Arrowhead plants grow. He's doing it the right way, an environmental attorney says.
As Greenville faces increasing development pressure, County Council looks to establish its own county land trust to protect significant or historic properties.
The last-minute unity bid come as Harrison has sought to elevate third-party candidate Bill Bledsoe in the closing weeks of the race, running ads and sending out mailers to Republicans that call Bledsoe "too conservative" and "too pro-Trump" in an apparent attempt to peel off conservative voters from Graham's right flank.
The rare pre-election rally from a vice presidential nominee in South Carolina came a day after Graham helped secure the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
Three weeks since early voting began, the lines every day have plodded along in serpentine fashion for two hours, sometimes more.
Pence helped kick-off U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's reelection campaign a year and a half ago with rallies in Myrtle Beach and Greenville, and his return to the state could be an effort to help South Carolina's Republican incumbent close the deal in a race that has become much more competitive than initially expected.
The Greenville County Council Chairman paid Dan Tripp, a campaign consultant, to help his campaign. Then Tripp backed Kirven on a controversial vote.
The rule change would have meant current Chairman Butch Kirven could not seek the post if he is reelected to office in the Nov. 3 general election.
After power clashes in recent years, County Council term limits would keep Chairman Butch Kirven from running for chairman again if reelected.
The 30-second televised advertisement is paid for by Security is Strength Political Action Committee, a super PAC indirectly tied to Graham.
“I’m going to Washington this afternoon and I’m not coming back until Amy (Coney) Barrett’s on the Supreme Court," Sen. Lindsey Graham said at a campaign rally Monday.
As South Carolina's first responders grapple with elevated stress and increased workloads, mental health resources for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have been disrupted, and potentially imperiled, by state budget cuts.
Greenville County needs to add at least 10,000 affordable dwellings over the next decade while rehabilitating another 3,000 to begin closing the gap making some parts of the county unaffordable for a growing number of people.
Greenville County opened four satellite voting locations on Monday, and turnout for early voting continued to be high. There are now five places to cast your early, in-person vote in the county.
As thousands in Greenville are behind on utilities and rent, Greenville County staff approve $16 million more for community health as year-end deadline approaches to distribute federal coronavirus relief funds.
They all join a field of 16 candidates running overall for six seats, the biggest field of school-board candidates in a decade.
A Greenville County Council candidate forum hosted by three local nonprofit organizations Wednesday evening took a turn when Will Morin, the Democratic Party candidate battling for the District 27 seat held by Chairman Butch Kirven, accused Kirven of mishandling the county’s response to the …
Attendees must pre-register for virtual forum of Greenville County Council candidates hosted Wednesday by several Greenville County organizations.
Judge considers whether Ike's Korner Grille's lawsuit is "all about masks," as McMaster's attorneys say or whether the governor overstepped authority by issuing ongoing state of emergency orders without the General Assembly's consent.
Greenville County Councilman Bob Taylor and his wife, Barbara, each contracted the novel coronavirus in early August and have recovered.
Hours before news broke that President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus, an aide to Dr. John Fleming, a member of the White House coronavirus task force since April, reached out to The Post and Courier to schedule an interview. On Friday morning, the interview was postponed.