Monarch Elementary School has earned one of South Carolina’s highest achievements with the receipt of the 2017 Palmetto’s Finest Schools Award.
Bring your girlfriends to Fiction Addiction on Thursday, March 30th at 7:00 pm to have a margarita made with Troy & Sons Platinum Moonshine and hear a talk by Troylyn Ball.
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.
Join us on Saturday, April 29th for the 2017 Wheels for Meals Charity Ride at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest!
There is now a new AFC Urgent Care-Bon Secours located at 1800 Augusta Street in the Lewis Plaza area.
The start of the annual Bataan Memorial Death March is a raucous affair. The sound of cannon fire sends 7,000 hard-charging and motivated athletes surging across the starting line into the New Mexican desert under a vibrant orange and violet sunrise.
Cinderella goes to the con in Geekerella, a fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale. Meet Columbia, SC, author Ashley Poston on April 7th as she discusses her new young adult novel.
Greenville County Schools is currently seeking applicants in the fields of Health Science, Mechatronics, and Material Handling to fill available positions in career centers and high schools.
Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s environment.
Drive fans, don’t miss your chance to take part in Greenville’s Got Talent National Anthem auditions! The Greenville Drive will host the auditions on Saturday, March 25th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Fluor Field in the Champions Club.
For 12 years running, ESPN writer Peter Keating has been giving readers of his “Giant Killers” blog a “metrics-based forecast of the big upsets” in the early rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
The Greenville Transit Authority has hired consulting firm Connetics Transportation Group to conduct a Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) study of the Greenlink transit system.
Greenville County Museum of Art presents Masterworks of Color: African-American Art through August 27th. More than fifty works are included in this exhibition which explores the viewpoint of African-American artists.
Greenville County Schools has vacancies for individuals to serve on the Comprehensive Coordinated School Health Advisory Committee (CSHAC) for a three-year term beginning in April 2017.
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that they may be eligible to receive free tax help at nearly 12,000 preparation sites nationwide.
MP Husky, one of the leading manufacturers of Cable Tray and Cable Bus systems in the United States and Canada, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Greenville County.
The Our Upstate Vision Forum Series was created to provide an opportunity to discuss issues that are impacting current and future growth in the Upstate region.
The big dance has begun! You can bet this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will have Cinderella stories and bracket busters. It’s not called March Madness for nothing.
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.
In celebration of Furman University’s newly established writing track, the English Department is hosting a Writer’s Symposium Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24.
The Getting to Know Your Neighbors Bus Tours are a great opportunity to learn more about what makes each community across the region unique and a vital component of the region.
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 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.
Imposters will pretend to be anyone to get you to send them money. Recently, reports of the virtual child kidnapping imposter scam have resurfaced.
How do you live your life if your past is based on a lie? A new young adult novel in both verse and prose from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins, The You I’ve Never Known aims to answer this question.
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.
Meals on Wheels of Greenville is pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate website.
Sherry Jackson has recently published an article at Our Upstate SC discussing the history of Women’s History Month as well as how it is celebrated in the Upstate.
The Upcountry History Museum’s newest exhibit celebrates the work and life of Theodor Seuss Geisel and chronicles the common artistic links found throughout his nearly seventy years of creativity.
AVX Corporation Expanding Greenville County Presence; $35 Million Expansion and 100 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017
AVX Corporation (AVX), a provider of electronic components for a variety of applications, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County to accommodate the company’s continued growth.
The new station at Verdae Boulevard and Old Sulphur Springs Road is now in service.
You only have one pair of eyes, so take care of them! Taking proper care of your contact lenses can help you see better and keep your eyes healthy.
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.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that unclaimed federal income tax refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for an estimated 1 million taxpayers who did not file a 2013 federal income tax return.
The Tutoring Center is the Upstate’s newest supplemental educational facility with a goal of enriching the lives of Upstate children.
The total solar eclipse that will streak across the United States from coast to coast on Aug. 21st will pass directly over Clemson University.
As recently as the 1970s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness.
Ever since Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla battled it out during the War of the Currents in the late 19th century, electricity has been a central part of life in America.
Furman University recently announced that it has entered a multi-year agreement with Bon Secours Wellness Arena to sponsor one of the main entrances to the 15,000-seat facility located downtown.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.
South Carolina’s automotive industry and Clemson University’s reputation are receiving a double shot of prestige with the news that two automotive engineers are bringing home high-profile awards that recognize their educational achievements.
There’s another reason to dust off those running shoes. Vigorous exercise may help prevent vision loss, according to a pair of studies from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
“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.
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.
The S.C. Department of Commerce recently released its 2016 industry recruitment and international trade results. In total, the state recruited more than $3.4 billion in capital investment, creating approximately 13,100 new jobs.
Elizabeth Orvis and her team at BenchMark Physical Therapy recently celebrated the opening of their Cherrydale location. They have a brand new space in a convenient location on North Pleasantburg Drive.
Baseball season is right around the corner, and 2017 promises to be an exciting year at Fluor Field with its $13 million enhancement project nearing a conclusion.
Sencorables LLC Expanding Its Greenville County Operations; $3.5 Million Investment and 25 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Sencorables LLC, a developer of diversified IoT (Internet of Things) products, recently announced its plans for an expansion of its Greenville County operations.
Meals on Wheels of Greenville’s annual Sweetheart Charity Ball raised enough funds to provide over 52,800 meals to the homebound in Greenville County.
Most people get haircuts to look better, feel better, or to simply get a fresh start in life. But for dogs and cats, proper hair hygiene is essential; failure to groom pets regularly can have serious health consequences.
Consumers have bought more than 11 million internet-connected Vizio televisions since 2010. But according to a complaint filed by the FTC, consumers didn’t know that while they were watching their TVs, Vizio was tracking their activity.
A new exhibition marking the United States World War I Centennial is now on display at Furman’s James B. Duke Library.
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.
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.
The Greenville Zoo recently welcomed a new member of the zoo family – a baby siamang born to parents Ella (27) and Oscar (25).
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
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.
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.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
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.
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.
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.