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Rev. Jesse Jackson again asks Greenville County Council to honor MLK day

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Rev. Jesse Jackson and a crowd of 500 people showed up at a Greenville County Council meeting Tuesday night as community support for a holiday honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. appears to be growing. Supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/20/met_376237.shtml
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Man sues county over ambulance purchases GREENVILLE - A self-appointed watchdog has sued the Greenville County Council over the way it purchased two ambulances. The suit filed by Edward Sloan says the county did not follow its...

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Business leaders say county should pass King Day holiday

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Several area business leaders say Greenville County Council's failure to adopt a Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday could make the county unattractive to continued development. "People and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/28/met_367016.shtml
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Group's ads will call for King day

...Martin Luther King Jr. Henderson Advertising agency produced three ads free in an effort to convince the Greenville County Council to put the issue back on its agenda. One ad shows black and white images of Dr. King standing at the Lincoln...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/met_393846.shtml
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Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for boycott of auto park

...during the Easter season. Jackson also plans to turn a planned April 26 protest into a massive march. The Greenville County Council on Tuesday rejected a plan to establish an official Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Instead, the council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/04/met_475102.shtml
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...campaign win GREENVILLE - Businessman Hayne Hipp spent nearly $250,000 in his unsuccessful bid to unseat Greenville County Council Vice Chairman Scott Case, according to the campaign's final disclosure report. Mr. Hipp raised $126...

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...of a paid holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Thousands of people marched Saturday to push the Greenville County Council to approve a holiday there, and now the National Action Network is calling for a once-a-month boycott of...

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...would not name. Officials say passing up King day hurts business GREENVILLE - Several business leaders say Greenville County Council's failure to adopt a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday could make the county unattractive to continued development...

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...sick friend and she became concerned the friend had died. Greenville County may get King holiday GREENVILLE - Greenville County Council members say they're likely to pass a resolution next week to recognize the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/29/met_441229.shtml
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Efforts to mark King Day being heard

...not mark King Day are Greenville, Edgefield, Lexington, Pickens, Saluda, Union, Williamsburg and York. Greenville County Council voted just last month against observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day, saying it would cost the county too much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/14/met_375645.shtml
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