Centre Stage's Four Old Broads

Four Old Broads Comes to Centre Stage Theatre

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

Retired Burlesque queen Beatrice Shelton desperately needs a vacation — and not another trip up to Helen, Georgia — to see that “precious little German village for the umpteenth time.”

Greenville Drive

Fluor Field Hosts Eclipse Day Game on August 21st

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

The Greenville Drive have announced that their game on Monday, August 21st has been moved to a 1:05 pm start in conjunction with the solar eclipse that will make its way through Greenville!

Server Holding Several Dishes of Food

Restaurant Week Greenville Continues Through August 20th

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

Restaurant week is a celebration of South Carolina cuisine at hundreds of participating restaurants. From fine to casual dining, participating restaurants will feature special menu items, promotions and discounts.

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive

2017 Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive kicks off the weekend every Thursday night with music at NOMA Square on Main Street. The 2017 Downtown Alive season concludes August 31st.

Solar Eclipse

Eclipse Preparations and Safety

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The City’s Police Chief, Fire Chief and Public Works Director recently held a news conference to discuss measures they are taking to prepare for the eclipse.

Greenville Drive Fluor Field

Furman Fan Fest at Fluor Field on August 19th

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Fluor Field will play host to the Furman Fan Fest on Saturday, August 19th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, prior to the Drive’s 7:05 pm game against the West Virginia Power.

Solar Panels

Eclipse Shines Light on ‘Smart Grid’ Technologies

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The historic eclipse that will cut across the nation on Aug. 21st will give Clemson University researchers and industry collaborators a chance to study what happens when solar panels suddenly quit generating energy.

Solar Eclipse

A Weekend of Solar Eclipse Events in Bryson City

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017

Locals have been sporting custom event t-shirts since April, and they are ready to show visitors that Bryson City is a friendly and fun town and the best spot to watch the Solar Eclipse.

Teacher and student on a lesson.

Back to School Safety Tips for Parents

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017

With the end of summer vacation just around the corner, students and parents alike begin to prepare for the upcoming school year.

Greenlink Trolley

Expanded Trolley System is Now Operational

Posted on Friday, August 4, 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.

Hydrangea Garden

It’s Hydrangea Time!

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017

August is a great time to visit local retail nurseries and garden centers to see the many new varieties of Hydrangeas that are on the market. It’s also a good time to make plans for new garden additions.

Solar Eclipse

Eyes on the Sky

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Here’s what you need to know to see the Aug. 21st total solar eclipse at Clemson University’s “Eclipse Over Clemson” viewing party.

Inside a BMW

BMW Group U.S. Reports July 2017 Sales

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 14.8 percent in July for a total of 21,965 compared to 25,777 vehicles sold in July 2016.

Anemone Flower in Garden

Don’t Forget Your Gardening Chores in August

Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

August is here, which means that it’s time to take care of a few things in the garden. Don’t worry, follow these tips and you’ll be right as rain.

Greenlink Bus

Greenlink to Host Open House August 24th

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Greenville Transit Authority has finalized the Comprehensive Operational Analysis study of the Greenlink transit system and will hold a drop-in style open house on Thursday, August 24th.

Teacher and student on a lesson.

It’s Time to Register for School!

Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

If a child is entering Greenville County Schools for the first time, parents are encouraged to register him or her now, before school starts on Tuesday, August 22nd.

Fitness Stations at Cleveland Park

New Fitness Stations at Cleveland Park

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017

A total of seventeen new fitness stations along the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Cleveland Park are ready for your next workout!

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.

Summer Grilling Tips

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017

Warm weather (and even cold weather, for some hardy souls) inspires us to cook on the grill. Grilling adds a unique, smoky flavor to foods, and it’s a super-quick cooking method.

Green Tips for Your Camping Trip

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Camping is the perfect time to go green. When enjoying the environment, do your part to take care of it.

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.

Charles Davis, first gentleman at Furman and a member of the United Way Board

Furman, Community Partners Unveil imap for Greenville County

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Officials with Greenville County, Greenville Health System (GHS), Furman University, United Way of Greenville County and 2-1-1 recently unveiled a community information map called imap that provides users an interactive look at essential services available throughout the area.

Solar Eclipse

Furman Has Big Plans for Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21st

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017

Because it’s been 99 years since the last one and there won’t be another one for the rest of the century, Furman University is treating the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 as the remarkable event it promises to be.

Earth Design, Inc.

In Business: Earth Design, Inc.

Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Earth Design, Inc. is a landscape architecture and environmental design firm that has been around since 1996. Rick Huffman started it on the principle of environmental stewardship through ecological design and education.

Summer Food Service Program

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2017

Greenville County Schools, Food and Nutrition Services will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months June, July and August.

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.

Oyster shell recycling drop-off

New Oyster Shell Recycling Site in Beaufort

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Recycling oyster shells just got easier for residents of Beaufort County. The new site is part of over 30 drop-off sites across the state which offer a convenient way to recycle oyster shells.

Net-Zero Home

Community Partnership Creates Net Zero Home

Posted on Friday, April 14, 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.

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.

Falls Park at Greenville SC

Free Activities in Greenville, SC

Posted on Monday, April 3, 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.

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.

Paris Mountain State Park

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 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.

Power Line

What Is the Power Grid?

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Turning on a small reading lamp by your bed is as easy as flipping a switch. But, the electricity that powers your tiny light starts miles and miles away.

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.

Greenville Fire Department

Greenville City Opens New Fire Station

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) recently opened Verdae Station 1, a new fire station located at the corner of Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road.

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 …