Cast of "Bring it On: The Musical"

Woodmont High Presents Bring It On: The Musical

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Woodmont High’s Wildcat Players will perform Bring It On: The Musical. Performance times are Thursday-Saturday, April 27-30, 7:30 pm, and Sunday, April 30, 3:00 pm.

Asheville Herb Festival

28th Annual Asheville Spring Herb Festival

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The WNC Farmers Market will host Asheville’s 28th Annual Spring Herb Festival May 5-7, bringing together more than 35,000 buyers from around the area and across the South.

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.

Furman Golf Course

BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Announces Celebrities List

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, former Major League Baseball players Chipper Jones and Paul O’Neill, and actor Carmine Giovinazzo are among the celebrities who will visit Greenville to play in the 2017 BMW Charity Pro-Am.

MIX Salon Studios.

In Business: MIX Salon Studios

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Local entrepreneur Doris Haley has brought a new salon concept to Greenville: MIX Salon Studios.

Books

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on April 29th

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every celebration party is different.

Baby Siamang

Baby Siamang Born at The Greenville Zoo

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017

The Greenville Zoo recently announced that the baby siamang born to parents Oscar and Ella is a male. The baby is the pair’s second offspring, providing George, their two-year-old, with a baby brother.

Duke Brands

Duke Brands Returns to Their Roots

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Congratulations to Duke Brands on their recent return to downtown Greenville! Their ribbon cutting ceremony coincided with their centennial anniversary and was a great celebration of the company’s rich history.

Daniel Miyares

Hillcrest High Grad Returns as Artist-in-Residence

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Another outstanding graduate story! Hillcrest High Art Teacher Eva Esrum recently received a grant to bring in alumnus Daniel Miyares for a two-day Artist-in-Residence this Thursday and Friday.

Police Body Camera Station

Police Body Camera Implementation

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Greenville Police Department has completed all procurement and preparations to implement its body-worn camera program.

Autumn Leaves of Greenville

In Business: Autumn Leaves of Greenville

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Congratulations to the team at Autumn Leaves of Greenville on their recent grand opening! The brand new assisted living memory care community began its groundbreaking in March of 2015.

Hearing Test

Turning Up the Volume on Hearing Care

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Chirping birds, babbling brooks, soft rain showers, and children gleefully playing outdoors – these sounds of spring bring us joy, especially after a long winter.

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.

Wheels for Meals Charity Ride

2017 Wheels for Meals Charity Ride

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Join us on Saturday, April 29th for the 2017 Wheels for Meals Charity Ride at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest!

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.

BMW X1

BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2017 Sales

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 3.3 percent in March for a total of 31,015 compared to 30,033 vehicles sold in March, 2016.

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.

SpaceMax Storage Ribbon Cutting

In Business: SpaceMax Storage

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

From the beautiful look of their first South Carolina building to their support for our local schools, they are going above and beyond your average storage solutions provider and it shows.

Downtown Reborn

Downtown Reborn Interactive Story Map

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017

Celebrate downtown development with a new interactive story map, charting the four decades of development that made Greenville what it is today.

Exam Room

Partners for a Healthier Greenville

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017

In her first week on the job, Mary Frances Dennis, Furman University class of 2018, was sitting with a physician and an administrative assistant, helping them complete an affidavit that would allow a patient’s case to proceed to court.

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.

Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon

Clemson Legend Ben Skardon, 99, to Walk in Bataan Memorial Death March

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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.

NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017

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.

NCAA Tournament Players Win If They Focus on Process

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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.

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.

Dr. Seuss

Upcountry History Museum Features The Art of Dr. Seuss

Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017

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.

Furman Entrance at Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Furman Entrance Opens at Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017

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.

Runner

Vigorous Exercise May Help Prevent Vision Loss

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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.

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.

BMW X1

BMW Manufacturing Achieves Record Production Year

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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.

Biofuel

Five New Things Happening With Biofuels

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.

Cycle On Swamp Rabbit Trail

River Street Underpass Open

Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

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.

Greenville SC Police

Community Police Mediation Program

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

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.

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 …