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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at The Peace Center

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.

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2015 Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Wind up the work week listening and dancing to the best in musical entertainment! This week’s feature performer is True Blues, a Greenville and Upstate South Carolina mainstay.

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Barton Swaim Book Talk & Signing on August 3rd

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

South Carolina native Barton Swaim will be discussing his new book, The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics, at Fiction Addiction on Monday, August 3rd, at 6:00 pm.

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Top Tips for Traveling with Wine

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

From road trips to air travel, the words “summer vacation” are ones we dream of all year long—there’s just something about warm weather that puts us in the mood to take time off and enjoy ourselves!

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Stressed? Put It to Work for You on the Job

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Workplace stress can be overwhelming and harmful at times, but eliminating it may not be the answer to finding happiness with your employer, two psychology experts profess in their just-released book, “Thriving Under Stress.”

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This Month in the Bee Yard

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

In July, honey supers should be placed on the hive for Sourwood flow. Make sure you have drawn comb if the honey super is placed directly over the queen excluder.

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Drive Drop Opener to RiverDogs

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015

A new locale couldn’t bring a different result for the Greenville Drive on Saturday night, as the Charleston RiverDogs jumped to an early lead and never looked back in a 7-2 victory in the series opener.

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Deliver Meals and a Smile

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015

Meals on Wheels of Greenville needs regular and on-call volunteers to pick up and deliver meals to homebound neighbors throughout Greenville County.

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Meet a 91-Year-Old Wind Energy Pioneer

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015

Three afternoons a week, 91-year-old Palmer Carlin comes into the Energy Department’s National Wind Technology Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and begins having fun.

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Food Truck Rally at TD Saturday Market

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015

The TD Saturday Market will offer market-goers the opportunity to sample lunch items from local food trucks at two food truck rallies.

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‘EPIC’ Earth as Viewed from DSCOVR

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away.

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CBS Sports Network to Televise Drive Game

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

CBS Sports Network will televise the Drive’s game against Lexington on July 30th as part of its Thursday Night MiLB Game of the Week package.

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CH2M Expanding Upstate Operations; 50 New Jobs Expected

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

CH2M, a global, Fortune 500 consulting, design, construction and operations firm, is expanding its Upstate South Carolina operations with a new 70,000-square-foot facility in Greenville County.

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MAIREC Establishing Recycling Operations in Upstate

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MAIREC, a Germany-based metals recycler, is establishing operations in Spartanburg County. The $4.6 million investment is expected to create 35 new jobs in Spartanburg, S.C. over the next five years.

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Adult Playground Planned Along GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2015

“Opportunities continue to sprout up in the West End along the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail and the proposed new Greenville City Park,” explains Sherry Jackson of the Upstate Business Journal.

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Did You Book That Night at the Hotel’s Website?

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2015

Whether you travel a lot or just a little, you’ve probably gone online to book a hotel stay. Sometimes you might find a travel comparison site gets you the best deal.

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Greenlink Installs Bike Fix-It Station Outside Transit Center

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015

The new bike fix-it station is equipped with all the tools—screwdrivers, wrenches, Allen keys, and an air pump—to perform most basic repairs and maintenance from changing a flat tire to adjusting brakes and gears.

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Furman Singers Alumni Return Home in August

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

More than 150 alumni of the Furman University Singers group will gather in Greenville on August 7-9 to celebrate their 19th biennial reunion.

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2015 Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Downtown comes alive every Thursday evening with an outdoor street party featuring live musical entertainment with varied sounds including rock, blues, funk and cover bands.

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Dollar Tree Establishing Upstate Distribution Facility

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2015

Dollar Tree, Inc. is establishing new distribution operations in the Upstate Corporate Park located in both Cherokee and Spartanburg counties. The $104.4 million investment is expected to create 400 new jobs over the next five years.

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Citizens’ Guide to the Budget

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Due to the scope of the FY2015-16 budget and the number of high-profile projects that it includes, Greenville City has provided the Citizens’ Guide to the Budget.

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Roper Mountain Announces Summer Shows

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015

Roper Mountain Science Center announces their 2015 Summer Adventures series through August 12th with shows for the public. Summer Adventures features nine different planetarium shows which educate and entertain guests with various astronomy and space topics.

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Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2015

Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow.

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“Dins Day” Tops $1 Million in Gifts and Pledges

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Furman University officials had high hopes for its first “Dins Day” celebration, a 24-hour fundraising event, but the results exceeded even the most optimistic expectations.

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Reduced-rate Parking on Weekends

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015

Beginning this week, the City of Greenville will offer a special weekend parking promotion at the Spring Street Garage, located at 316 South Spring Street.

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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.

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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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 …