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Internationally Acclaimed Novelist to Visit Greenville

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by Lisa Ellison Editor Edit March 31: Sad news has reached us that Adichie has cancelled her engagement citing “nervous exhaustion.” The event will not be rescheduled.  On Wednesday, April 2, Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be in Greenville as part of the ECU Contemporary Writers Series. Selected as a 2008 MacArthur Fellow for […]

Thoughts on the UNRI Repeal

Thoughts on the UNRI Repeal

By Jerry Weitz Member, Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission I am speaking in advance of Tuesday’s (March 18, 2014) public hearings. I’m writing about two ordinances initiated by Greenville City Council for consideration by the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z). One proposal would repeal the four-unrelated provision inserted via zoning overlay district applying to the […]

Moving Greenville Forward?

Moving Greenville Forward?

HELP WANTED: Low pay. No company-paid benefits. No chance for advancement (especially for women and minorities). 27 hours or less per week – guaranteed. That’s right, you can still qualify for food stamps or Medicaid! Don’t miss out! Apply today! Walmart may not be this blatant – yet – in its indentured servant employee recruitment […]

“Too cha cha for words:” MAC’s “Steel Magnolias”


by Jennifer Johnson, Reviewer Directed by Kevin Lee, Magnolia Arts Center presents Steel Magnolias, a heartwarming and hilarious southern story well known on the big screen as well as the stage.  The character-driven play written by Robert Harling, is full of inventive southern witticism and beauty of the human spirit. The small, all-female cast deals with […]

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