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Drive and BlueClaws Split Monday’s Doubleheader

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Greenville Drive will not be returning home from their Northern Division road trip empty handed, as they split Monday’s doubleheader with the Lakewood BlueClaws with a 5-3 win in the opener and a 2-1 loss in the nightcap.

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Springtime Project: Tussie Mussie

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest adornment than jewelry for a young woman.

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DTA Kicks Off ‘Gimme the Gig’ Competition

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive recently kicked off its annual Gimme the Gig competition, inviting bands to battle for a chance to earn a paid gig at the weekly series on August 25th and eight hours of recording studio time at Sit-N-Spin Recording …

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Springtime Tips for the Environment

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

A beautiful and healthy lawn is good for our environment. It can resist damage from weeds, disease, and insect pests.

Bark in the Park on Sunday, May 8th

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2016

Make plans to spend your Mother’s Day with the Greenville Drive on Sunday, May 8th, and you can bring your dog along as well to celebrate Bark in the Park at Fluor Field.

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Fiction Addiction Bookclub Party

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Are you in a bookclub? Thinking about joining or starting a bookclub? Like to read “bookclub-type” books?

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Zoo Announces Changes in Giraffe Family

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Greenville Zoo officials recently announced that Walter, the zoo’s male giraffe, is among 20 Masai giraffes from across North America that the Giraffe Species Survival Program (SSP) has recommended for transfer to other facilities.

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Arthritis on the Rise

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

About 53 million U.S. adults have arthritis. However, the number of men and women with arthritis is growing and expected to reach more than 78 million in 2040.

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Window to Earth: NASA Partners With IMAX for ‘A Beautiful Planet’

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

For crew members aboard the International Space Station, the view doesn’t get any better than looking at the Earth from the station’s Cupola. The dome-shaped module’s seven panoramic windows offers them a unique view of our magnificent blue planet.

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Outdoor Movies Return to Falls Park

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

Moviegoers can enjoy watching a variety of classic film favorites under the stars at the City of Greenville’s Fidelity Investments Moonlight Movies. The free series returns to Falls Park Wednesday evenings in May for a four-week run.

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Tips for Those Who Missed the Tax Deadline

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

Monday, April 18, was the tax deadline for most people in 2016. If you didn’t file a tax return or an extension to file but should have, take action now.

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Three Schools and District Receive Arts in Education Grants

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2016

League Middle Academy, Stone Elementary Academy, and Woodmont Middle schools recently earned $12,863 per school in Arts in Basic Curriculum Advancement grants to enhance arts integration programs in the classroom.

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Earth Day is a Great Day to Appreciate Trees

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2016

Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Week is a great occasion to show trees some love.

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ChartSpan Announces New Greenville County Operations

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016

ChartSpan Medical Technologies, Inc., a healthcare data company, is establishing operations in downtown Greenville, S.C. The development is expected to bring $3.2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 300 new jobs.

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This New Plastic Is 50% Renewable

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016

Your car’s bumper is probably made of a plastic called ABS, shorthand for its acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene components. Light, strong and tough, ABS is also used to make kitchen appliances, Lego bricks and many other consumer products.

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Belk Announced as Title Sponsor of Fall for Greenville

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Fall for Greenville board members recently announced Belk, the private department store company based in Charlotte, N.C., as the title sponsor of the 2016 festival scheduled for October 14-16 in downtown Greenville.

Giving Blood Saves Lives

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Give the gift of life – Donate blood!  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 low blood supplies.

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Greenville Recognized for Prioritizing Play for Children

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2013

With research proving play is critical to the overall well-being of children, 217 cities and towns, including Greenville, earned recognition from national non-profit KaBOOM! as 2013 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to give children the childhood they deserve by providing ample …

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How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2013

Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?

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Tips To Staying Safe And Warm During Ice Storm Recovery

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

A heavy buildup of ice from the winter storms can take a toll on trees and power lines causing widespread outages, and the damage could take several days to repair. Safe Electricity wants everyone to know how to stay safe and warm during …

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Servosity Expanding Operations in Greenville County; 30 New Jobs Expected

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

Greenville-based Servosity Inc, a developer and provider of data backup and disaster recovery solutions to managed service providers and IT resellers, announced plans to expand its operations in Greenville County. The company expects to generate 30 new jobs over the next 12 to …

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Watson Engineering Inc. Expanding Operations in Anderson County

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

Watson Engineering Inc., a supplier of construction, agriculture and automotive components, announced that it will expand its existing operations in Anderson County. The $6.37 million investment is expected to generate 85 new jobs. “Demand has increased for our company’s products and services, and …

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Protect Your Passwords!

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

According to recent news reports, passwords for some users of professional networking site LinkedIn and dating site eHarmony may have been leaked online. Google has also started warning users about possible state-sponsored cyber attacks against Gmail accounts.   To protect your passwords and …

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Lollis Metals Inc. Expanding in Anderson County

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

Lollis Metals Inc., a metal fabrication and machine shop, announced plans to expand its existing Anderson County operations. The $3 million investment is expected to generate 25 new jobs. “We’ve been in business here since 1980, and it’s exciting to once again expand …

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Fish Smart, Eat Smart Updated Campaign

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

South Carolinians who like to fish can go online for updated information to find out if the fish on their line is safe to eat or if it should be released. The new DHEC website at www.scdhec.gov/fish has a state map with the …

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Back to School: Pack a Zero-waste Lunch

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

Make zero-waste lunches this year: you could prevent 67 pounds of waste and save tons of money! Most parents pack lunch items in single-use plastic bags, aluminum foil, or wax paper, or they purchase single-serving items that come in their own disposable package. …

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Legends and Geologic Facts Equally Intriguing at The Blowing Rock

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

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 …

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Regional and National Blood Supply Low, Donations Urgently Needed

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

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. This call to action comes at a time when blood is …

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Legends and Geologic Facts Equally Intriguing at The Blowing Rock

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2012

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 …

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Grandfather Mountain, a Globally Recognized Nature Preserve

Posted on Sunday, May 6, 2012

Most visitors to the mountains probably recognize Grandfather Mountain’s famous swinging bridge, and more than likely enjoy visiting its restaurant and souvenir shop. Many thousands of travelers stop by Grandfather Mountain during the annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, one of the largest gatherings …