Wind up the work week listening and dancing to the best in musical entertainment every Friday through September 29, 2017.
Retired Burlesque queen Beatrice Shelton desperately needs a vacation — and not another trip up to Helen, Georgia — to see that “precious little German village for the umpteenth time.”
The Greenville Drive have announced that their game on Monday, August 21st has been moved to a 1:05 pm start in conjunction with the solar eclipse that will make its way through Greenville!
Restaurant week is a celebration of South Carolina cuisine at hundreds of participating restaurants. From fine to casual dining, participating restaurants will feature special menu items, promotions and discounts.
Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive kicks off the weekend every Thursday night with music at NOMA Square on Main Street. The 2017 Downtown Alive season concludes August 31st.
Greenville County Schools Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster announced the selection of Suzanne Billings, a fourth grade teacher at Plain Elementary School, the 2017-18 Greenville County Teacher of the Year.
The total solar eclipse crossing America on Aug. 21st will be the first eclipse to march from sea to shining sea in nearly 100 years.
The City’s Police Chief, Fire Chief and Public Works Director recently held a news conference to discuss measures they are taking to prepare for the eclipse.
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.
South Carolina Farm to Institution is excited to announce its inaugural summit on Tuesday, September 19th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the R2i2 Conference Center in Columbia.
Fluor Field will play host to the Furman Fan Fest on Saturday, August 19th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, prior to the Drive’s 7:05 pm game against the West Virginia Power.
The historic eclipse that will cut across the nation on Aug. 21st will give Clemson University researchers and industry collaborators a chance to study what happens when solar panels suddenly quit generating energy.
Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of “Meet the Press,” is among several nationally prominent journalists and media experts who will participate in a three-part weekly series at Furman University.
Locals have been sporting custom event t-shirts since April, and they are ready to show visitors that Bryson City is a friendly and fun town and the best spot to watch the Solar Eclipse.
Greenville County Schools has released its 2017-18 calendar. The first day of school for students is Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The last day of school is Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
High-diving firemen and roaming dinosaurs are just two of the new entertainment acts joining the 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair Sept. 8-17 at the WNC Agricultural Center.
Bonafide Kayaks, a manufacturer and producer of fishing kayaks, is launching new manufacturing operations in Greenville County. The company is investing $2 million to create 76 new jobs over the next three years.
For months, news streams across the country have been filled with commentary about The Great American Solar Eclipse that will cross over fourteen states in August. And for good reason.
Greenville County Schools’ Class of 2017, with more than 4,200 graduates, received more than $128 million in college scholarship offers.
The waterways and coastlines of the United States are an important national resource, supporting jobs and providing views and recreation.
If lab work takes classroom theory and applies it, then a conference takes lab work and places it firmly in the real world.
With the end of summer vacation just around the corner, students and parents alike begin to prepare for the upcoming school year.
Mayor White recently joined the Greenville Transit Authority board of directors, city officials, and neighborhood and business leaders for a ceremony to celebrate the official launch of the expanded trolley 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.
August is a great time to visit local retail nurseries and garden centers to see the many new varieties of Hydrangeas that are on the market. It’s also a good time to make plans for new garden additions.
Here’s what you need to know to see the Aug. 21st total solar eclipse at Clemson University’s “Eclipse Over Clemson” viewing party.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 14.8 percent in July for a total of 21,965 compared to 25,777 vehicles sold in July 2016.
August is here, which means that it’s time to take care of a few things in the garden. Don’t worry, follow these tips and you’ll be right as rain.
The Greenville Transit Authority has finalized the Comprehensive Operational Analysis study of the Greenlink transit system and will hold a drop-in style open house on Thursday, August 24th.
If a child is entering Greenville County Schools for the first time, parents are encouraged to register him or her now, before school starts on Tuesday, August 22nd.
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.
Plan ahead to decide if you’re going to make use of an indirect viewing method or to watch the eclipse directly by using eclipse glasses.
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Rudolph Logistics Group, an international logistics service provider, is launching a new warehousing operation in Spartanburg County.
The 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair is just around the corner, but fair lovers can save now on admission and ride tickets by purchasing them in advance.
A total of seventeen new fitness stations along the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Cleveland Park are ready for your next workout!
Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste currently make up 20 to 30 percent of what we throw away, and should be composted instead.
Local independent bookstore Fiction Addiction hosts a free children’s storytime at their shop at 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5 every Thursday morning at 10:30 am.
South Carolina 4-H has a new project that’s sure to get a lot of buzz for a long time.
Line dance with Greenville every Tuesday from 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm at Sears Recreation Center in McPherson Park (corner of N Main & E Park).
Warm weather (and even cold weather, for some hardy souls) inspires us to cook on the grill. Grilling adds a unique, smoky flavor to foods, and it’s a super-quick cooking method.
Ransomware attacks are the fastest growing malware threats. On average, more than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred daily since January 1, 2016.
Camping is the perfect time to go green. When enjoying the environment, do your part to take care of it.
Jeff Fulton’s road to Clemson University was unlike that of any other College of Business graduate who will receive a diploma in August.
Power plants are vital to modern life. They produce the energy we need to light our homes, cook our food, and countless other tasks.
The BMW Group has been a committed “local player” in the US market for a quarter-century: On 23 June 1992, the BMW Group announced its decision to build its US plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Officials with Greenville County, Greenville Health System (GHS), Furman University, United Way of Greenville County and 2-1-1 recently unveiled a community information map called imap that provides users an interactive look at essential services available throughout the area.
As the temperature starts to rise, the ASPCA reminds pet owners of simple ways to help animals beat the heat and have a happy and healthy summer.
Because it’s been 99 years since the last one and there won’t be another one for the rest of the century, Furman University is treating the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 as the remarkable event it promises to be.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
Celebrate summer at Biltmore with the estate’s 21st annual Concert Series. Tickets are now on sale.
Earth Design, Inc. is a landscape architecture and environmental design firm that has been around since 1996. Rick Huffman started it on the principle of environmental stewardship through ecological design and education.
Greenville County Schools, Food and Nutrition Services will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months June, July and August.
The Blue Ridge High School Concert Choir and Chamber Choir have been invited to participate in a performance of The Music of Eric Whitacre at Lincoln Center in New York City on April 16, 2018.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Clemson University has launched a new “Eclipse Over Clemson” web page and blog devoted to the Aug. 21st solar eclipse.
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.
The largest industry in South Carolina is agriculture, followed by tourism. So combining the two makes sense — and cents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There is now a new AFC Urgent Care-Bon Secours located at 1800 Augusta Street in the Lewis Plaza area.
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.
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.
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 total solar eclipse that will streak across the United States from coast to coast on Aug. 21st will pass directly over Clemson University.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.
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.
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.
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.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
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.
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.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
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.