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.
The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole.
It’s cold outside, and the last thing you are thinking about is your lawn or garden. There are, however, some chores that need to be done in December.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced the dates of its 2016 Winter Tour, once again featuring one of the group’s beloved stories performed in its own renowned audio visual manner.
Christmas has returned to Hollywild Animal Park in Inman, SC, bringing with it more than three million twinkling lights, dazzling holiday themes, light sculptures, and of course, herds of live animals.
The Greenville Drive has begun its annual Progressive Sale at the Team Store on Main Street. The Team Store features a great selection of hats, apparel and gifts for baseball fans of all ages.
Greenville County Schools’ Change in Assignment (CIA) School Choice Lottery Window will be available from Monday, Dec. 5th through Friday, Dec. 16th.
Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.
Ashland, a premier global specialty chemicals company, is expanding its existing Greenville County operations in order to accommodate continued growth.
Southern culinary instructor Marilyn Markel and Southern history author Chris Holaday have combined their talents for their new book, Southern Breads: Recipes, Stories and Traditions.
Vegetative roofs, or green roofs, have been on the rise in commercial construction. In North America, Washington, D.C. is leading the way, with almost 1.6 million square feet of green roof installed in 2015.
The Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife team has announced a series of workshops designed to educate landowners about the ecological and financial benefits of proper woodland management.
Hanes recently announced that it will donate 200,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army and is expanding this year’s effort by coordinating the collection of new socks at 160 HanesBrands Outlet stores across the country.
When George Vanderbilt opened his home to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, so began a tradition at Biltmore that is carried on to this day.
Andrew Wyeth (1917 – 2009), regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, launched his career in 1937 with a sold-out exhibition of his watercolors in New York.
Beginning Monday, November 28th, the Cancer Survivors Park boardwalk will be closed for approximately seven weeks to facilitate the ongoing construction of the Cancer Survivors Park.
The Share the Warmth program provides financial assistance for heating bills during the winter season for low-income families within the Duke Energy service territory in the Carolinas.
Despite being too dry, too wet or damaged by winds, South Carolina’s Christmas tree farms have weathered the storm and are expecting another strong showing in 2016.
Meet Susan Crawford as she discusses her latest psychological suspense novel, The Other Widow, which explores the dark side of love, marriage, and infidelity, at a book talk and signing on Dec. 7th at 2:00 pm at Fiction Addiction.
Smoke is essentially fuel that didn’t burn. Smoke is made visible by the presence of small particles of carbon and other materials.
Advanced Ceramic Coatings Launching New Operations in Upstate; $15 Million Investment and 50 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Monday, November 21, 2016
Advanced Ceramic Coatings (ACC), a 50-50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Turbocoating Corporation, will be launching new operations in Spartanburg County.
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.
The beloved holiday tale by Valentine Davies, made famous by the classic movie, is brought to life on the stage by the uplifting music of the Music Man himself, Meredith Willson.
The winning creations for the 24th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition™ will be on display from November 27th through January 5th at The Omni Grove Park Inn.
The Greenville Zoo is celebrating the arrival of yet another new member of the zoo family: an Angolan colobus monkey. Animal care staff recently discovered the baby during early morning operations.
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and the time is now to make sure you get the most of your business’s marketing efforts to help secure sales success in the coming months.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recently launched Bigs in Blue, a national program aimed at recruiting local law enforcement to serve as mentors to youth in their local community.
The historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville is a magical place anytime of year. During the holiday season the elegant building comes alive even more with its annual Winter Wonderland.
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.
The weather may say otherwise, but over at Greer Relief it’s basically Christmas already! They’ve been hard at work updating their Christmas assistance program, now the Christmas Morning Shoppe.
Unfortunately, many parents idle their vehicles while waiting for their children to be released from school, wasting fuel and producing both smog-forming and greenhouse gas emissions.
When a 34-foot-tall Fraser fir tree is brought into America’s largest home – The Biltmore House – it’s a sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner.
Flu season is almost upon us! Be prepared by learning a little bit about the flu and by getting a flu shot.
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.
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.
Miles, the Greenville Zoo’s new seven-year-old male Masai giraffe, has cleared quarantine and has joined Autumn and Tatu on exhibit.
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.
International Mold Corporation (IMC), a Michigan-based aluminum design and build company, is establishing a new manufacturing operation in the Upstate. The project is expected to bring $6.2 million in new investment and create 60 new jobs.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce has been awarded a State Trade Expansion Program grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration for the fifth year.
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.
The Greenville Zoo recently welcomed a new resident to the zoo family. His name is Miles and he is a seven-year-old male Masai giraffe.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
Michelin North America, Inc. is advancing its plans to establish a distribution center in Spartanburg County. The new development is projected to bring more than $270 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 350 new jobs.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
Real-time weather data and images from the top of Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium now are available online from a new weather station.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the national launch of myRA, a simple, safe and affordable new savings option for those who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at work.
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.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
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.
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 …
Most visitors to the mountains probably recognize Grandfather Mountain’s famous swinging bridge, and more than likely enjoy visiting its restaurant and souvenir shop.