Pickens County Museum

New Art Shows at Pickens County Museum

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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.

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.

Karen White

Karen White Book Talk & Signing on January 23rd

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

New York Times bestselling author Karen White invites you to explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston in The Guests on South Battery, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by, and restless spirits refuse to fade away.

Runner

Ways To Be Active

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends 30 minutes of physical activity a day for adults, 60 minutes for children, at least five days a week.

Greenville Drive Flour Field

Fluor Field Updates to Be Unveiled on March 4th

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017

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.

BMW X1

BMW Manufacturing Achieves Record Production Year

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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.

Money

Budgeting for the New Year

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

If you had a dollar for every New Year’s resolution you’ve broken, what would you do with all that money?

Downtown Tourism

Tourism Grant Application Now Online

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017

In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds.

Network Router

FTC Sues D-Link Over Router and Camera Security Flaws

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017

If you’ve got a wireless network, your wireless router connects your computer and other devices to the internet. If it’s reasonably designed and configured, the router also is a gate that should prevent hackers from accessing your devices and data.

Woman Giving Blood Donation

Blood Donations Needed With Inclement Weather Expected

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2017

With the possibility of inclement weather on the way, The Blood Connection is asking for donations to ensure blood is available to meet patient needs as it closely monitors the blood supply.

Winter Weather

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2017

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.

BMW X1

BMW Group U.S. Reports December and 2016 Sales

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2017

Sales of BMW brand vehicles in December totaled 32,835 compared to 34,625 vehicles sold in December 2015. For the year, BMW brand was down 9.5 percent on sales of 313,174 compared to 346,023 in 2015.

Cancer Survivors Park boardwalk

Boardwalk Closure Extended to February

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Cancer Survivors Park boardwalk is closed until late February to facilitate the ongoing construction of the Cancer Survivors Park.

Mount Mitchell

Mount Mitchell Promises Cold Weather and Great Views

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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.

Biofuel

Five New Things Happening With Biofuels

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.

True West

Tickets on Sale for Studio 444’s True West

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2016

Tickets are on sale now for True West, a modern American classic presented by Studio 444, Greenville Little Theatre’s alternative studio series.

Greenville County Museum of Art Presents Grainger McKoy

Posted on Thursday, December 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.

Happy New Year

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Every time January 1st rolls around, it’s the same song and dance: you create New Year’s resolutions in an attempt to better yourself during the coming year.

Snowy Road

Getting Traction: Tips for Traveling in Winter Weather

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016

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.

Paris Mountain State Park

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

Posted on Monday, December 5, 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.

Black Bear

Staying Safe Around Bears

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016

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.

Cycle On Swamp Rabbit Trail

River Street Underpass Open

Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

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.

Falls Park at Greenville SC

Free Activities in Greenville, SC

Posted on Monday, October 31, 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.

Greenville SC Police

Community Police Mediation Program

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

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.

Computer Security

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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.

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 …