Greenville County Museum of Art Presents Grainger McKoy

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016

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.


Ultrafab, Inc. Expanding Operations in Greenville County

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Ultrafab, Inc., an original equipment manufacturer of weather seals, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. The expansion project is expected to bring more than $2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 34 new jobs.


The Upstate Book Project 2.0 Seeks Artists

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Upstate Book Project 2.0 is now accepting applications from local visual artists who want to contribute both 2-D art and storyline text to a collaborative book that will publish in the spring of 2017.

Fall at Biltmore

Fall Arrives in Biltmore’s Gardens

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue well into fall.


A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves. Performances of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder are at The Peace Center through October 2nd.


Harvard’s Jennifer Hochschild Speaks on Oct. 6th

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Hochschild, Chair of the Harvard University Department of Government, will speak on the campus of Furman University on Oct. 6th at 5:00 pm in Burgiss Theater in the Trone Student Center.


UST Logistical Systems to Locate Headquarters in Greenville County

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

UST Logistical Systems (UST), a national third-party logistics company, is launching its first operations in Greenville County. The new development is projected to generate $1.6 million in new capital investment and bring 50 jobs to the Upstate.


Taste Tickets Now Available Online for Fall for Greenville

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

Taste tickets for Fall for Greenville, one of the largest street food festivals in the Southeast, are now on sale. The 35th annual festival is set for October 14 through October 16 in downtown Greenville.

Empty Bowls

Filling Empty Bowls

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Two little girls stared at Emily McPeters, who was barefoot, her hair tucked into a colorful scarf, a pale gray coating covering her arms to her elbows.

Close view of a collection of VOTE badges. 3D render with HDRI lighting and raytraced textures.

SC Voter Registration Deadline is Approaching

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2016

Voter registration closes thirty days prior to every election. This year’s South Carolina general election voter registration deadline is Saturday, October 8, 2016.


Student-Run Credit Union Opens at Greenville High Academy

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Greenville Federal Credit Union and Greenville Senior High Academy recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking the opening of the first student-run branch called The Branch at Greenville High.

Greenville City Hall

City Manager Presents FY2015-2016 Year-End Results

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

City Manager John Castile and OMB Director Kai Nelson recently presented preliminary year-end financial results showing the city is in a position of financial strength.


Crabbers Wanted: Help DNR Reduce Crab Trap Bycatch

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources biologists are looking for recreational and commercial crabbers to help them improve the design of a device that will help reduce bycatch while maintaining catch rates of large crabs.


When Your Computer Life is Held for Ransom

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.

The 34th Annual Asheville Quilt Show

The 34th Annual Asheville Quilt Show

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016

The 34th annual Asheville Quilt Show takes place September 30th through October 2nd at the WNC Agricultural Center in the Davis Event Center pavilion.

Eco-friendly Houses

Buildings of the Future

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The buildings of today account for 40% of energy consumption and 38% of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.


Making Connections with Students

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Fourth-year teacher Travis Farnham hasn’t let lack of funding get in the way of plans he has for his broadcast journalism students.

Three Horses

Hurricane Preparedness Includes Animals, Too

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.


New Waste Tracking Feature Helps Building Managers Save Money

Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled a waste and materials tracking feature in its Energy Star Portfolio Manager, which is a free benchmarking and tracking tool for commercial building owners and managers.

Greenville Drive Flour Field

Drive Receive Multiple South Atlantic League Awards

Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The South Atlantic League, led by president Eric Krupa, announced its annual league award winners for the 2016 season, and the Greenville Drive have been selected as the recipient of three awards.

Food Bank

September is Hunger Action Month

Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

This September the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks will mobilize across all fifty states in an effort to bring an end to hunger.


Local Goods Get Boost with GREERMADE

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

Yvonne Vinson at Our Upstate SC recently profiled a new program in Greer which helps residents find locally made products of all sorts.

Tax Accounting Calculator

Now is a Good Time to Check Your Withholding

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.

Falls Park at Greenville SC

Free Activities in Greenville, SC

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016

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.

Credit Cards

Six Tips for Using Your Credit Card

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.

Social Media Icons

Is Your Small Business Social Enough?

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Facing the task of building a social media following for your small business can feel like an uphill battle. What’s the use of wracking your brain to create engaging content when you have just a few dozen followers?


DNR to Provide Special Youth Deer Hunts in Upstate

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2016

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals and hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall.


Citizens Fire Academy to Begin in October

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Greenville City Fire Department is now accepting applications for its annual Citizens Fire Academy. This will be the fourth year of GCFD’s free seven-week program, which is open to anyone age 18 and older.


Fall for Greenville Returns October 14-16

Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 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.

Pokemon Go

Local Parks are Pokemon Go Hot Spots

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.

Wine Life

Everything’s Coming Up Rosés!

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

If you think rosé wines are just a little too pink to be truly great wines, think again—rosé wines are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment.

Paris Mountain State Park

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

Posted on Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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.


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?

Blowing Rock

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 …