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The Warehouse Theatre Presents Richard III

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015

The War of the Roses has ended and King Edward’s younger, tyrannical and disfigured brother cannot find rest in this “weak piping time of peace.”

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Euphoria Launches Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015

For the first time in its ten-year history, Euphoria will celebrate the skills and culinary achievements of Greenville’s young chefs by hosting the first annual Kids in the Kitchen: Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown contest.

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Drive Return for Homestand

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Greenville Drive return home for a five-game, four-day homestand at Fluor Field against the Asheville Tourists, affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

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Local Students Make A Difference

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015

Greenville County Schools is proud to have five of the top ten students who were recently recognized in Upstate Parent Magazine as Students Who Make a Difference.

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Retired City Patrol Cars Donated to Donaldson Career Center

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Law Enforcement and Auto Technology programs at Donaldson Career Center (DCC) received the generous gift of two retired City of Greenville patrol cars that will be used to give students hands-on experiences in their career fields.

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Back, Back, Back It Up

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

You’ve heard it a million times: don’t click on links in an email unless you know who sent it and what it is.

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Register Now for the Mad Mountain Mud Run

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The fourth annual Mad Mountain Mud Run, the muddy obstacle course adventure race held in Hendersonville, is just a few weeks away.

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Mobile Learning by Doing

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015

Several hundred students at J.L. Mann High Academy, Beck Academy, and Sevier Middle gained exciting hands-on experience using 3D printers, laser cutters, and scanners through a program called BetaBox.

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Clemson Makes International Breakthrough for Understanding Aging Process

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015

A small fish with a short lifespan might eventually have large and long-lived consequences for humankind thanks to an international collaboration between the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory and the Leibniz Institute for Age Research.

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2015 Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015

Wind up the work week listening and dancing to the best in musical entertainment! Blind Lemon Phillips will be the feature performer for April 17th.

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National Park Week

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015

Each spring, the National Park Foundation and National Park Service invite everyone to celebrate National Park Week. This April 18-26, we invite you to Find Your Park.

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Springtime Tips for the Environment

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of health-related injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer.

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BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2015 Sales

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 6.9 percent in March for a total of 34,310 compared to 32,107 vehicles sold in March, 2014.

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Garden Chores for April

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015

Consider aerating the lawn with a core aerator as early as possible. This will allow spring rains to soak into the ground more readily.

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Biltmore Blooms 2015

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015

You haven’t seen Biltmore until you’ve seen it in the spring. Biltmore’s gardens – designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted – come to life with wave after wave of gorgeous blooms.

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Engineer South Carolina’s Future

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math, along with Greenville County Schools, will host CREATEng, a one-of-a-kind engineering and design-based thinking experience, to rising eighth and ninth graders in the Upstate.

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What Is Smart911?

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015

Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens across the U.S. to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency.

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Furman Receives $500,000 Gift to Support Poverty Studies

Posted on Monday, February 23, 2015

Furman University officials announced that a Furman trustee and his wife have made a $500,000 gift that will create an endowment to support the university’s popular and innovative Poverty Studies program.

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Public Registration Open for 40th Anniversary of The Assaults

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Is this the year you conquer Mt. Mitchell, by bike? Registration is now open to the public for one of the Southeast’s most challenging and well-known uphill rides: the 103-mile Assault on Mt. Mitchell and its sister ride, the 74-mile Assault on Marion, …

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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‘Tigers’ unite at Clemson to save tigers in the wild

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

The tiger is one of the most common college mascots in the country. It also is one of the most endangered animals in the wild. Students at Clemson University are calling together their fellow collegiate “tigers” from across the country to a summit April 19-21 …

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Power Down and Save! Eight Low-Cost Ways to Reduce Energy Use

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2013

With ever-increasing operating expenses, saving on energy has become an easy and effective way for businesses to reduce costs. Even small improvements in the way you use energy can have a large impact on your bottom line. The eight, low-cost/no-cost energy-saving tips that …

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Caesars Head State Park is Close, But a World Away

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Greenville is a terrific place to work, raise a family and enjoy what life has to offer, but that doesn’t take away the need to get away from it all every once in a while, away from paved streets, traffic noise and all …

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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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Is Your Brain Hungry? Have Some Food for Thought!

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2012

Did you know that your brain is a very hungry organ? In fact it consumes 20% of all the oxygen you breathe and 25% of all the calories you eat. Here are a few tips to feed and water your hungry brain to …

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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 …