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State seeks to transfer roads

...Hooper said the state can reduce its inventory of roads by 10 percent by transferring the roads to the counties. Greenville County Council Chairman Butch Kirven said he would like to see what kind of deals the state would offer for the transfer.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/24/met_144926.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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/met_32939.shtml
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...celebrate a holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. next year. A 7-5 vote Tuesday night by the Greenville County Council ended years of wrangling over the holiday to honor the civil rights leader and means all 46 South Carolina counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/02/met_441597.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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/06/met_421255.shtml
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...Man wages expensive campaign in election GREENVILLE - An Upstate businessman is waging an expensive race for a Greenville County Council seat. Hayne Hipp, the chief executive of the broadcasting company Liberty Corp., has pumped what amounts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/met_418260.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/19/met_373028.shtml
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...dispute hurts business, official says GREENVILLE - South Carolina Commerce Secretary Bob Faith is pressing the Greenville County Council to resolve the fight over a holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Mr. Faith said he called four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/13/met_475737.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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...live in close quarters. Leader wants King Day to replace holiday GREENVILLE, S.C. -The chairwoman of the Greenville County Council says she favors creating an "MLK Civil Rights Day" that would not cost any tax money. Chairwoman Phyllis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/29/met_474663.shtml
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...will be limited for King Day debate GREENVILLE - Security will be tighter and access will be limited to the Greenville County Council's Tuesday night meetings as debate continues over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Council meetings have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/15/met_369015.shtml
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