Trail is Open

Construction on the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail between Willard Street and W. Washington Street is completed and that section of the trail will re-open for use at 9:00am on Thursday, July 2nd. This ahead-of-schedule completion allows for continuous, full-length travel of the trail between Travelers Rest and Greenville.


Greenville County EMS Honored

Greenville County EMS has been recognized by the American Heart Association for excellence in advanced cardiac care and awarded "Mission: Lifeline Gold Level Recognition." The official announcement was made during the 5th Annual Cardiac Arrest Survivor Ceremony, which is highlighted in the video to the left.

The Greenville News featured the event. Click here for the story


Free Cats and Kittens

Greenville County Animal Care is "Home of the Free...Cats" (and kittens) all summer long. Find your new best friend, and did we mention "Free" Click Here


GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail Impact Study

Usage of the Greenville Hospital System Swamp Rabbit Trail has increased 20%. More than 501,000 County citizens and tourists used the trail last year. For more on the Year 3 Impact Study, watch the video and read the News Release


Greenville County Rec Earns National Honor

"Greenville County's Recreation Department is one of the finest in the nation..." County Rec has earned the prestigious CAPRA accreditation.

News Release


Election Results

2014 November General Election Results

Election Results


Economic Growth/Jobs

Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC), a designer and manufacturer of composite materials and structures for government and industry, has its new manufacturing operation in Greenville County (SCTAC), representing an investment of more than $1 million and intended to create at least 23 new jobs. Watch the video to the left and

Click here for the details


County to co-host 2015 BASSMASTER

The "Super Bowl of Fishing" is returning to the Upstate in 2015 as Greenville County will co-host the 2015 BASSMASTER Classic. With a projected economic impact at $17 million, the event will showcase the Upstate to the world and solidify the County's reputation as a "major league" area for sports tourism. Click here to catch more details.


Economic Development: 149 New Jobs for Greenville County

KI Logistics,with support from Greenville Area Development Corporation(GADC), has announced that it will establish its new North American headquarters and a major logistics facility at The Matrix Business and Technology Park in Greenville County. The $11.5 million investment is expected to generate as many as 149 new jobs over the next several years.

Click here for more. And watch the video to the left.


Ultimate comes to Greenville County

USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate, has announced that Greenville County (and the MESA Soccer Complex)will host the 2014 High School Southern Championships in May of 2014.

Greenville County Rec will host the event that, like many other Rec-related tournaments, will have a significant impact on the local economy. Click here for more.

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Greenville County Hosts Major Event

" of the premier facilities in the Southeast..."

Greenville County's Westside Aquatics Complex hosted more than 550 swimmers from 12 states at the 2013 Southern Zone Age Championship.

The event was a huge success in and out of the pool. Check out the video to the left and Click here for the details


GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail Economic Impact

Usage of the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail increased more than 11% in 2012. More than 403,000 people used the 17.5 miles of trails creating economic development along the trail and nearby.

For details of the study please Clicking here


GADC Annual Meeting

In 2012, GADC and Greenville County helped create more than 1,400 new jobs with an investment of $274 million in Greenville County.

Get More information by Clicking here for the details


Poinsett District

The Poinsett Corridor Revitalization Coalition proudly announces that the old Piedmont Shirt Factory will be torn down to make way for new economic development in the area. The "Poinsett District" will also feature a new streetscape, sidewalks, and a park/green space.

Click here for the details


Sidewalk Projects Completed

15 different diverse communities now have new sidewalks thanks to a $1.1 million investment by Greenville County. This program was a response to citizen requests, and features connections to schools and other communities. All funding was via a federal grant.

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Ground Breaking for Park on GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail

Leadership Greenville Class 39 has selected a section of the GHS Swamp Rabbit Tram Trail in the Berea community as their class project. The creation of a "pocket park" near the intersection of Sulphur Springs Road and the SRTT includes the restoration of an existing railcar, addition of a donated and restored 1942 locomotive, and numerous other outstanding park amenities. Fund raising and sponsorship for this one-of-a-kind park continue. To get involved please contact Ally at or visit


Animal Care

Greenville County Animal Care volunteers are vital members of the team. Assistance from citizens allows staff to continue to focus on providing exceptional care to pets, and helps more pets find great homes. You are welcome to join our team. For more information on volunteering please call 467-3950 and click the link.

Animal Care