Congratulations to Eric Cummings, Riverside High School track coach, on being named the South Carolina Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clemson University experts will help develop next-generation robots and play a leading role in training the workers who operate them as part of a $253-million plan.
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.
The Greenville Zoo recently welcomed a new member of the zoo family – a baby siamang born to parents Ella (27) and Oscar (25).
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.
Restaurant Week South Carolina, which encompasses Restaurant Week Greenville, is an eleven-day celebration of South Carolina cuisine at hundreds of participating restaurants.
The City Council has appropriated $2 million to implement a plan for affordable housing in Greenville.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
Scammers are asking people to pay for big online purchases — like cars, motorcycles, boats, RVs and tractors — with Amazon gift cards.
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.
If you had a dollar for every New Year’s resolution you’ve broken, what would you do with all that money?
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.
The National Park Service (NPS) recently proposed revisions to the regulations that address smoking in national parks.
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.
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 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.
South Carolina Children’s Theatre brings Charlotte’s Web to the Peace Center Gunter Theatre stage beginning January 27th.
Activist, social critic and author Dr. Marc Lamont Hill will speak Friday, Jan. 13th during a Community Breakfast celebrating the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
The Cancer Survivors Park boardwalk is closed until late February to facilitate the ongoing construction of the Cancer Survivors Park.
When the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation recently announced its tournament dates for 2017, it had another bit of interesting news to share.
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.
Local independent bookstore Fiction Addiction hosts a free children’s storytime at its shop at 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5 every Thursday morning at 10:30 am.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
Tickets are on sale now for True West, a modern American classic presented by Studio 444, Greenville Little Theatre’s alternative studio series.
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.
“Carnegie Libraries in South Carolina,” a new photography exhibit by A. Scott Henderson, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Education, is now on display in the Hipp Hall Gallery at Furman University.
Hollywild Animal Park has been awarded an Americorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) team that will work on-site from Jan. 11th to March 14th.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
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.
In an effort to expand trolley service beyond the Central Business District, Greenlink will soon add two additional trolleys to its fleet.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that the nation’s tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, and reminded taxpayers claiming certain tax credits to expect a longer wait for refunds.
It all started from an inquiring nature and a willingness to explore. How could there be fish swimming out of the mountain?
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.
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.
PL Developments Launching New Greenville County Operations; $45 Million Investment and 450 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Wednesday, December 14, 2016
PL Developments, a manufacturer, packager and distributor of pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products, is launching new Greenville County operations to expand its presence in South Carolina.
Winter weather can be very unpredictable – a warm, sunny, magnificent Monday often leads to a cold, snowy, and treacherous Tuesday.
Wits End Poetry’s “Say What” event is hosted at Coffee Underground in downtown Greenville every Sunday at 7:30 pm. Sign-ups begin at 7:00 pm.
B&W Fiberglass, Inc. Launching First South Carolina Operations; $5 Million Investment and 46 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
B&W Fiberglass, Inc., an advanced materials manufacturer, is launching its first operations in South Carolina by acquiring a new facility in Greenville County.
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.
Ashland, a premier global specialty chemicals company, is expanding its existing Greenville County operations in order to accommodate continued growth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
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.