Greenville Boo in the Zoo

Boo in the Zoo at Greenville Zoo

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017

Future Scholar is the 2017 title sponsor of Boo in the Zoo, the Greenville Zoo’s signature Halloween event.

Furman Symphony Orchestra Presents Russian Masterworks

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017

The concert, “Russian Masterworks,” is a Sound Quality Concert Series event on October 27th and is open to the public. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students.

29th Annual Warren Waynes Christmas Jam

Warren Haynes’ 29th Annual Christmas Jam on Dec. 9th

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017

Warren Haynes’ 29th annual Christmas Jam is once again taking over Asheville, NC’s U.S. Cellular Center on December 9, 2017, where an incredible line-up of artists will take the stage for a good cause.

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Red Ribbon 5K on Oct. 22nd

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Greenville Family Partnership (GFP) will host the premier annual Red Ribbon 5K on Sunday, October 22nd, at 3:00 pm. The Red Ribbon 5K is the perfect way to move into Red Ribbon Week 2017.

BMW MINI concept vehicle

Clemson University Students Unveil Deep Orange 7

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) recently unveiled their newest Deep Orange concept vehicle, sponsored by the BMW Group.

Greer Station Oktoberfest

Greer Station Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 21st

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Countybank Greer Station Oktoberfest presented by Warsteiner is coming up on October 21st! The festival features German oompah bands, lots of German foods, and of course, German beer.

Energy Vampire

Vampire Power Is Scary Year Round

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner. While trick or treaters are roaming the streets in search of screams and sweets, a hidden terror could already be lurking in your home.

Halloween Decorations

The 2017 Guide to Halloween in Greenville

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017

Halloween is almost here, but you don’t have to wait until October 31st to find your thrill. Greenville has no shortage of terror trails, festive street fairs and haunted houses to explore.

Ghost The Musical

Centre Stage Theatre Presents Ghost: The Musical

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2017

Adapted from the hit film by its Academy Award-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, Ghost: The Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Performances begin Oct. 26th.

Fall Leaf Colors

Best State Parks to View Fall Color

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017

The State Parks located in the Upcountry of South Carolina are ideal for viewing fall foliage, especially those located on the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway.

October Gardening Tips

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October is a great time for planting pansies and purchasing spring bulbs. These gardening tips from will help you get your garden ready for the cooler temperatures.

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Swamp Rabbit Trail and Boardwalk Reopens

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Swamp Rabbit Trail and the boardwalk through the Cancer Survivors Park will be open every day from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. (regular park operating hours).

Tips on Financial Tricks and Treats

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017

Halloween tricks or treats come along only once a year, but the consequences of financial decisions usually last far past the next spooky holiday.

Fall Foliage Photography

2017 Fall Foliage in Western North Carolina

Posted on Friday, October 6, 2017

This summer’s thundershowers have created an abundance of full healthy leaves and Asheville should see a spectacular fall leaf season. Higher elevations are expected to begin their fall foliage transformation next weekend.

Bees in a Flower

Bees and Beekeeping

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017

Honey bees play an important role in Greenville County’s environment and South Carolina’s economy. Honey bees add millions of dollars statewide to the value of fruit, vegetable and seed crops.

Cotton Flowers

South Carolina Cotton Crop Looks Promising

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

After rain damaged it in the last two years, this looks to be a bumper year for the South Carolina cotton crop, just as a Clemson University economist predicted before planting even began.

Halloween Jack o' Lantern

Sweet and Healthy Halloween Ideas

Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner. Are you ready? As a parent, it’s hard not to think of candy this time of year, and your kids are probably eager to go trick or treating.

Hispanic Mother With Adult Daughter Enjoying Meal At Home

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.

Amur leopard cub

Endangered Leopard Cubs on Exhibit at Greenville Zoo

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Visitors to the Greenville Zoo can finally see the zoo’s Amur leopard cubs up close. Born April 29th, the siblings – one male and one female – are now old enough to be on exhibit.

Grandfather Mountain

Autumn Falls Into Color at Grandfather Mountain

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017

As the Blue Ridge Mountains begin to burst with fall color, Grandfather Mountain invites leaf-lookers to see the brilliant change from one of the best leaf-looking destinations in the South.

Furman University Research Lab

Furman Awarded $1.3 Million NSF Grant

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Furman University has been awarded a $1.3 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will help professors and students develop materials to improve medical care and conserve energy.

Electric Bus

GTA Receives Grant for Electric Buses

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017

The Federal Transit Administration has announced $55 million in grant awards through its Low or No Emission (Low-No) Vehicle Program, which funds the development of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced fuel technologies.

How to Help a Stray Pet

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

You’re driving your car when you see a dog on the side of the road. With a sinking feeling, you realize he’s alone. What should you do?

Autumn Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Autumn often requires us to make changes in our lifestyle or routine due to weather, school activities, and upcoming holidays. Create habits to help you and your children stay healthy and safe throughout your lives.

Hurricane

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena.

Paris Mountain State Park

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

Posted on Monday, September 4, 2017

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.

Greenlink Trolley

Expanded Trolley System is Now Operational

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

Mayor White recently joined the Greenville Transit Authority board of directors, city officials, and neighborhood and business leaders for a ceremony to celebrate the official launch of the expanded trolley system.

Falls Park at Greenville SC

Free Activities in Greenville, SC

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Greenville 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.

Net-Zero Home

Community Partnership Creates Net Zero Home

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017

Perched on a hilltop in the Greenline-Spartanburg neighborhood, the Net-Zero House is an example of how sustainable building practices can help reduce energy consumption and substantially lower the cost of living.

Garden Compost

Composting At Home

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste currently make up 20 to 30 percent of what we throw away, and should be composted instead.

Carbon Capture 101

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Power plants are vital to modern life. They produce the energy we need to light our homes, cook our food, and countless other tasks.

Princeton High School Choir

Blue Ridge High Choirs to Perform in NYC

Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Blue Ridge High School Concert Choir and Chamber Choir have been invited to participate in a performance of The Music of Eric Whitacre at Lincoln Center in New York City on April 16, 2018.

Fawn

Don’t Adopt a ‘Lost’ Fawn

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017

If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises a state wildlife biologist. Its mother has not abandoned it; she is probably nearby.

Black Bear

Staying Safe Around Bears

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

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.

Solar Panels

The Next Generation of Solar Panels

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Scientists just got one step closer to the next generation of solar panels. Today’s solar panels convert sunlight to electricity using silicon crystal chemistry.

Garden Beds

Grow a Garden With Your Kids

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.

Computer Security

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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.

Home Insulation

Home Insulation: It’s All About the R-Value

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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.

Gym Equipment

Tips for Joining a Gym

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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.

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?

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 …