Halloween is almost here, but you don’t have to wait until October 31st to find your thrill. Greenville has no shortage of terror trails, festive street fairs and haunted houses to explore.
Holroyd Precision Components is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing operations — Holroyd Precision Rotors, Inc. — in Spartanburg County. The $12.5 million investment is expected to create 23 new jobs.
Mayor Knox White has proclaimed October as “Try Transit Month” in the city of Greenville and Greenlink has a full schedule of events designed to raise awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of public transit.
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.
Halloween is full of fun things for you and your family to enjoy, but it’s one of those holidays that is enjoyed more by people than by pets.
As the nation marks the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Cancer Society is encouraging women to fight breast cancer by taking charge of their personal breast health and supporting efforts against the disease.
Construction of a new building for the College of Business will redefine the center of Clemson University’s campus while creating a state-of-the-art think tank environment for the college’s growing student population.
A jury of rose experts from around the world has selected the winning roses in the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials, held recently in Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden.
Furman’s new $1.7 million solar farm is expected to reduce the university’s electricity costs by up to 5 percent and greenhouse gas emissions by 3 percent.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Greenville Zoo’s signature Halloween event for children ages 12 and under. Boo in the Zoo presented by Banfield Pet Hospital takes place October 21-23 & 28-30.
September 2016 was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.
Chief Stephen Kovalcik recently announced that the Greenville City Fire Department and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System have joined forces on two important initiatives designed to make the community safer.
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) will be administered to students in grade 2 on October 24-26. The CogAT is a nationally standardized aptitude test which provides an estimate of the likelihood of a student’s success in certain academic areas.
The Department of Biology at Appalachian State University has recently updated their fall color report for North Carolina. The department reports that it’s a great time to view fall leaf colors for elevations above 3,000 feet.
When George Vanderbilt opened his home to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, so began a tradition at Biltmore that is carried on to this day.
Whether you’re goblin or ghoul, vampire or witch, poor costume choices and face paint allergies can haunt you long after Halloween if they cause injury.
Southern cookbook author Cynthia Graubart will discuss her newest book, Chicken: A Savor the South Cookbook, at her book talk and signing on Tuesday, November 1st, at 5:30 pm at Fiction Addiction.
To streamline the process for South Carolina farmers, a single damage assessment form has been posted to allow state and federal agencies fast access to on-site data that can be used in disaster aid and other important services.
The Greenville Drive are currently in the baseball offseason, but this is no ordinary offseason in downtown Greenville.
Nine out of ten GCS juniors earned a National Career Readiness certificate on the ACT WorkKeys assessment, a test that measures essential workforce skills.
The City has hired Design Workshop, a national architecture, planning and urban design firm, to consolidate and update the West End Historic District Guidelines and the Downtown Design Guidelines into one user-friendly resource.
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.
South Carolina author Bucky Williams-Hooker will be signing copies of his new book, Angel Wing Begonias, a new memoir including poems and reflections, at a book signing on October 29th.
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.
Local independent bookstore Fiction Addiction will host a free children’s storytime at their shop at 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5 every Thursday morning at 10:30 am.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 4.6 percent in September for a total of 25,389 compared to 26,608 vehicles sold in September, 2015.
It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena.
October is a great time for planting pansies and purchasing spring bulbs. These gardening tips from will help you get your garden ready for the cooler temperatures.
The Greenville Zoo recently welcomed a new resident to the zoo family. His name is Miles and he is a seven-year-old male Masai giraffe.
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.
Greenville County Schools is the recipient of about 1,500 books as part of Read Greenville’s efforts to get thousands of books in the hands of underserved families.
The Upstate Book Project 2.0 is now accepting applications from local visual artists who want to contribute both 2-D art and storyline text to a collaborative book that will publish in the spring of 2017.
When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue well into fall.
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.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources biologists are looking for recreational and commercial crabbers to help them improve the design of a device that will help reduce bycatch while maintaining catch rates of large crabs.
Ford Motor Credit presented Meals on Wheels of Greenville with a check for $5,000 on Friday, September 16th. These funds will provide hot, nutritious meals and a personal visit to 1,000 homebound clients.
Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
The buildings of today account for 40% of energy consumption and 38% of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently presented a check to Meals on Wheels of Greenville to provide more than 1,770 frozen evening and weekend meals to qualifying Meals on Wheels clients.
Fourth-year teacher Travis Farnham hasn’t let lack of funding get in the way of plans he has for his broadcast journalism students.
When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled a waste and materials tracking feature in its Energy Star Portfolio Manager, which is a free benchmarking and tracking tool for commercial building owners and managers.
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).
Yvonne Vinson at Our Upstate SC recently profiled a new program in Greer which helps residents find locally made products of all sorts.
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.
Real-time weather data and images from the top of Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium now are available online from a new weather station.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
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.
Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the national launch of myRA, a simple, safe and affordable new savings option for those who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at work.
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals and hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall.
The Greenville City Fire Department is now accepting applications for its annual Citizens Fire Academy. This will be the fourth year of GCFD’s free seven-week program, which is open to anyone age 18 and older.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.
Tower International Establishing First S.C. Facility in Upstate; $75 Million Investment and 140 New JobsPosted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Tower International, a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, is establishing its first South Carolina operations in Greenville County.
If you think rosé wines are just a little too pink to be truly great wines, think again—rosé wines are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment.
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.
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.