The award-winning Woodmont High School Wildcat Players are being recognized nationally for their performance of The Taste of Sunrise.
South Carolina’s automotive industry and Clemson University’s reputation are receiving a double shot of prestige with the news that two automotive engineers are bringing home high-profile awards that recognize their educational achievements.
There’s another reason to dust off those running shoes. Vigorous exercise may help prevent vision loss, according to a pair of studies from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
“Carnegie Libraries in South Carolina,” a new photography exhibit by A. Scott Henderson, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Education, is now on display in the Hipp Hall Gallery at Furman University.
The Upstate now has a beautiful, new event venue. South&West is located in downtown Easley, appropriately named as it sits at the corner of South First Street and West First Avenue.
To help meet the high demand to its toll-free call center that typically comes with the Presidents Day holiday, the Internal Revenue Service is extending its customer service hours.
Baseball season is right around the corner, and 2017 promises to be an exciting year at Fluor Field with its $13 million enhancement project nearing a conclusion.
The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) recently opened Verdae Station 1, a new fire station located at the corner of Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road.
Becky Dill and Loretta Grna recently presented a gift of $3,000 to Hollywild in support of their project to build a new home for the park’s three pumas.
The S.C. Department of Commerce recently released its 2016 industry recruitment and international trade results. In total, the state recruited more than $3.4 billion in capital investment, creating approximately 13,100 new jobs.
Elizabeth Orvis and her team at BenchMark Physical Therapy recently celebrated the opening of their Cherrydale location. They have a brand new space in a convenient location on North Pleasantburg Drive.
The Lee Gallery at the Clemson University Center for Visual Arts will host the popular and unique celebration of the arts with the signature town-gown event “Passport to the Arts” from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm on March 3rd.
Sencorables LLC Expanding Its Greenville County Operations; $3.5 Million Investment and 25 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Sencorables LLC, a developer of diversified IoT (Internet of Things) products, recently announced its plans for an expansion of its Greenville County operations.
Knox White, mayor of the City of Greenville since 1995, will speak on the Furman University campus Wednesday, Feb. 22nd at 7:00 pm in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center.
Meals on Wheels of Greenville’s annual Sweetheart Charity Ball raised enough funds to provide over 52,800 meals to the homebound in Greenville County.
The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky. We do know that the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February.
Joe Urban, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Greenville County Schools, has been named an Ambassador for the Seafood Nutrition Partnership.
Most people get haircuts to look better, feel better, or to simply get a fresh start in life. But for dogs and cats, proper hair hygiene is essential; failure to groom pets regularly can have serious health consequences.
As the 2017 season approaches at Fluor Field, the Greenville Drive are looking for outgoing, energetic individuals to join the Promo Team!
The second annual Deckle Edge Literary Festival will be held February 24 – 26, 2017, in Columbia, South Carolina.
Renowned South Carolina carver and artist Grainger McKoy grew up in Sumter, South Carolina, and attended Clemson University, earning a degree in zoology, while also studying architecture.
The S.C. Department of Commerce‘s Recycling Market Development Division recently released the results of a new economic impact study on the benefits of increased household recycling rates in South Carolina.
Consumers have bought more than 11 million internet-connected Vizio televisions since 2010. But according to a complaint filed by the FTC, consumers didn’t know that while they were watching their TVs, Vizio was tracking their activity.
A new exhibition marking the United States World War I Centennial is now on display at Furman’s James B. Duke Library.
Meet historical fiction authors as they talk about their latest books, followed by a Q&A session and a book signing, on Saturday, February 25th at 2:00 pm at Fiction Addiction.
“I was always very inquisitive,” said Beth Leavitt, Wade Hampton High physics and engineering teacher. “I was that odd child that instead of asking for a bicycle, I asked for a microscope.”
Wits End Poetry’s “Say What” event is hosted at Coffee Underground in downtown Greenville every Sunday at 7:30 pm. Sign-ups begin at 7:00 pm.
Greenville County Museum of Art unveils Masterworks of Color: African-American Art on February 15th. More than fifty works are included in this exhibition which explores the viewpoint of African-American artists.
The cold weather makes it difficult to think about gardening, but there are a few things that you can do now to get your space ready for the spring.
A theatrical musical based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, this magical play takes you on a wild journey. Performances run Feb. 24th through Mar. 12th.
World War II accelerated social change. Work in wartime industry and service in the armed forces, combined with the ideals of democracy, spawned a new civil rights agenda at home that forever transformed American life.
Greenville County Schools (GCS) is proud to be participating in the American School Bus Council’s “Love the Bus” campaign during the month of February.
Mount Mitchell, part of North Carolina’s Black Mountain Range and the highest peak in the US east of the Rockies, is one of the more popular stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
In an effort to continue encouraging healthy habits, Greenville County Schools is implementing Walkabouts by ActivEd in prekindergarten through second grade classrooms.
Whether you live in Bangor, Maine, or Bakersfield, California, your home will be more comfortable and energy efficient with the right insulation. Insulation helps lower the cost of heating and cooling your home.
Can cloud seeding — dispersing particles into the air with the aim of increasing precipitation — increase snowfall?
The Upcountry History Museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the work and life of Theodor Seuss Geisel and chronicles the common artistic links found throughout his nearly seventy years of creativity.
The Greenville Drive’s 2017 season is quickly approaching, and fans who want to catch all the action at Fluor Field this season can purchase a Drive ticket plan from the convenience of their own home.
Congratulations to Eric Cummings, Riverside High School track coach, on being named the South Carolina Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
The Pickens County Museum of Art & History is pleased to announce its new exhibits for 2017: the artwork of the Full Moon Artists Group and the Comic Artists Of The Upstate.
If you’re looking to get in shape, a membership at a gym, fitness center, health spa, or sports club could be a good option.
Andrew Wyeth (1917 – 2009), regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, launched his career in 1937 with a sold-out exhibition of his watercolors in New York.
The Greenville Zoo recently welcomed a new member of the zoo family – a baby siamang born to parents Ella (27) and Oscar (25).
With the calendar now turned to 2017, baseball season is closer than ever, and buzz is building at Fluor Field as the Greenville Drive get set to officially unveil a variety of significant ballpark enhancements at this year’s Reedy River Rivalry.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
For the third consecutive year, BMW Manufacturing recorded its largest annual production, producing 411,171 units during 2016. This production record confirms the South Carolina plant will remain the largest plant by volume in the BMW Group global production network.
The National Park Service (NPS) recently proposed revisions to the regulations that address smoking in national parks.
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on the older adults.
When the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation recently announced its tournament dates for 2017, it had another bit of interesting news to share.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
The weather has a habit of changing pretty quickly, especially during the winter season. Powerful winter storms driven by jet streams can bring copious amounts of snow and ice, along with blowing snow and whiteout conditions.
B&W Fiberglass, Inc. Launching First South Carolina Operations; $5 Million Investment and 46 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
B&W Fiberglass, Inc., an advanced materials manufacturer, is launching its first operations in South Carolina by acquiring a new facility in Greenville County.
The city of Greenville is situated on land that was once Cherokee hunting ground. Around 1770, Richard Pearis, an Indian trader from Virginia who was living with a chief’s daughter, received about 100,000 acres of hunting lands from the Cherokees.
While seeing a bear is an exciting moment, it is important to remember that bears are wild and can be dangerous. Their behavior is sometimes unpredictable.
Cyclists and pedestrians now can enjoy a new addition to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, allowing easy access to Riverplace, Falls Park on the Reedy and downtown Greenville.
Unfortunately, many parents idle their vehicles while waiting for their children to be released from school, wasting fuel and producing both smog-forming and greenhouse gas emissions.
Greenville, SC provides a unique setting to venture out and explore everything that the area has to offer. Greenville’s residents and visitors can enjoy a host of outdoor offerings, including nearly forty city parks and an expansive trail system.
The Greenville Police Department and the Upstate Mediation Center are launching a new Community Police Mediation Program that is designed to provide an alternative forum for resolving certain types of citizen complaints.
International Mold Corporation (IMC), a Michigan-based aluminum design and build company, is establishing a new manufacturing operation in the Upstate. The project is expected to bring $6.2 million in new investment and create 60 new jobs.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce has been awarded a State Trade Expansion Program grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration for the fifth year.
Lock your financial documents and records in a safe place at home, and lock your wallet or purse in a safe place at work. Keep your information secure from roommates or workers who come into your home.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
Michelin North America, Inc. is advancing its plans to establish a distribution center in Spartanburg County. The new development is projected to bring more than $270 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 350 new jobs.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
The nation’s blood banks, represented by the American Red Cross, American Association of Blood Banks, and America’s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already critically low blood supplies.
Legend has it that after a Chickasaw maiden’s warrior love had leapt from the Blowing Rock, she prayed daily to the Great Spirit to return her warrior beloved to her and was granted her wish when the brave was blown back up by …
Most visitors to the mountains probably recognize Grandfather Mountain’s famous swinging bridge, and more than likely enjoy visiting its restaurant and souvenir shop.