Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue, presented by AT&T, is Greenville’s premier 4th of July celebration, showcasing one of the state’s largest fireworks displays.
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.
Wind up the work week listening and dancing to the best in musical entertainment every Friday through September 29, 2017. This week features Jukebox 45 on June 30th.
Join us in welcoming one of downtown Greenville’s newest restaurants, Terrace! Terrace specializes in “Southern cuisine with a twist.”
SC Works Upstate is hosting a Regional Job Fair on Thursday, June 29th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Greer High School, 3000 E. Gap Creek Drive, Greer.
The Blood Connection has an urgent need for O-negative blood. Donors are encouraged to give as soon as possible to ensure that blood is available for hospital patients.
The Carolina Panthers 2017 Summer Training Camp opens Wednesday, July 26th with the annual Training Camp Kickoff Party.
Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive recently kicked off its annual Gimme the Gig competition, inviting bands to battle for a chance to earn a paid gig at the Downtown Alive weekly series.
Greenville is the place to be for an awe-inspiring total eclipse of the sun happening on Monday, August 21st at 2:38 pm.
Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive kicks off the weekend every Thursday night with music at NOMA Square on Main Street. Join us every week through August 31st as downtown comes alive!
July 4th celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence — and for many people, the celebration includes fireworks.
Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the sounds of summer on Thursday evenings at Furman University’s Lakeside Amphitheater. The June 29th concert features Let Freedom Ring: A Patriotic Celebration.
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.
On a dramatic final day of the first half, the Greenville Drive took care of business, defeating the Rome Braves 4-3 in a come-from-behind victory.
Tower International recently celebrated the opening of their brand new $75 million facility in Fountain Inn.
Staff and partners of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) recently held the 21st Annual SC Envirothon competition at the Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia.
Whether it’s the unmatched authors in the MFA Program for Writers residency or the world-renowned musicians of the folk and Celtic variety, summers at Warren Wilson College have put the fine arts front and center.
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.
What happens when evil and manipulation are loosed upon a world where inequity and jealousy already reign?
Twelve-year-old Ross tries to discover the formula for being funny and getting his new classmates to like him in Exit Strategy, Lauren Allbright’s laugh-out-loud debut novel!
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
Celebrate summer at Biltmore when the estate’s 21st annual Concert Series begins Thursday, July 27th. Tickets are now on sale.
Morley is growing its operations in Greenville; they are now hiring 125 associates at their location on Brookfield Parkway.
Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” is coming to Greenville! No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in!
Research by wildlife biologists from Clemson University and the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center near Georgetown is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
The Greenville Police Department is holding its first annual co-ed dodgeball tournament to support the GRAVITY anti-gang program.
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).
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.
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.
Maintain the mowing height for fescue lawns at three inches. Try to mow frequently enough to remove no more than 1/3 of the blade at a time.
As manatees return to their summer haunts along the coast, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists are reminding residents and visitors to be particularly alert while boating and to report sightings of these gentle giants online.
Notable vehicle sales in May include the BMW 5 Series which increased 12.7 percent to 3,677 cars, the BMW X1 which increased 12.6 percent to 2,489 vehicles, and the BMW X3 which increased 21.7 percent to 4,011 vehicles.
A lecturer and team of students have taken a communication theory class to a maximum-security prison in the Upstate over the last year and a half.
Summertime is the best time of the year for many stargazers. Traditionally, it is a time when folks have extended summer vacations.
America’s favorite seafood is back in season at South Carolina docks and markets, and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists are optimistic about the coming season.
You know the healthy eating basics, but you also know it’s not always easy to apply them to daily life. That’s okay! Focus on making small changes.
Greenville County Schools, Food and Nutrition Services will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months June, July and August.
Schools are letting out, Memorial Day is here, and for many Americans that means the unofficial start of summer.
Fluor Corporation, one of the Greenville Drive’s original and most committed community partners, recently hosted its 28th annual Golf for Greenville charity golf tournament at the spectacular Cliffs golf communities located around the Upstate.
Budding chefs in the culinary programs from Donaldson Career Center and Golden Strip Career Center teamed up to have a food booth at this year’s three-day Artisphere Festival in downtown Greenville.
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will move across the country beginning in Oregon, crossing 14 states to the edge of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
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 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.
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.