Massoud Ebrahim

Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

A downtown landmark will remain in the hands of the City of Greenville.

City Manager Massoud Ebrahim said the city was unable to sell the Paul Mathews Exchange Building to the only bidder.

“The individual we had been negotiating with ... he could not secure long term leases with the tenants,” Ebrahim said.

Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

The City of Greenville is hoping for some good news this week, as a second set of bids are opened on the 2014 Street Improvement Program.

Only two bids were received last month, after the first time the current year’s effort was advertised, and both came in above the projected budget for the job.

The bids are due by 3 p.m. Tuesday, after which they will opened and evaluated by the city staff, before they are presented to the Greenville City Council for its consideration.

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Work is expected to begin early next year on the first phase of a major street reconstruction project. Portions of three busy Greenville streets will be rebuilt under the first stage of the effort, which was approved by local voters in May.

The rebuilding of Stonewall Street between Mockingbird Lane and Interstate 30, Sayle Street between Kari Lane and Interstate 30, and Webb Street between Sayle and Wesley Streets will be the first phase, according to Greenville City Manager Massoud Ebrahim.

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Director of Public Works Massoud Ebrahim was appointed Monday as the interim city manager for the City of Greenville.

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The Greenville City Council intends to award a bid this week for renovations to the city’s animal shelter.

Motorists who travel through the Campbell area will be needing to navigate through some construction zones starting next week and likely continuing well into the fall.
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GREENVILLE — As 2012 comes to a close, a project to build miles of new sidewalks in Greenville is expected to be one step closer to getting under way.

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The Greenville City Council took no action  Tuesday to add $160,000 in enhancements to the Monty Stratton Parkway, instead discussing where else that money could be used.

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday to sell raw water to the Sunrise Municipal Utility District which will go toward filling a new lake.