Garden Compost

Composting At Home

Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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.

Fall Leaf Colors

Best State Parks to View Fall Color

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017

The State Parks located in the Upcountry of South Carolina are ideal for viewing fall foliage, especially those located on the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway.

CDC Offers Tips to Leap Into Fall

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017

As the days become shorter and the weather starts to cool, people of all ages will get a chance to leap into fall and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.

Deer Near Road

Motorists Should Watch for Deer on State Roads

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Motorists throughout the state need to be constantly aware of roaming white-tailed deer. Despite a persistent rumor, neither the S.C. Department of Natural Resources nor any other state agency will compensate motorists for injuries or damages resulting from deer collisions.

29th Annual Warren Waynes Christmas Jam

Warren Haynes’ 29th Annual Christmas Jam on Dec. 9th

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017

Warren Haynes’ 29th annual Christmas Jam is once again taking over Asheville, NC’s U.S. Cellular Center on December 9, 2017, where an incredible line-up of artists will take the stage for a good cause.

BMW MINI concept vehicle

Clemson University Students Unveil Deep Orange 7

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) recently unveiled their newest Deep Orange concept vehicle, sponsored by the BMW Group.

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Swamp Rabbit Trail and Boardwalk Reopens

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Swamp Rabbit Trail and the boardwalk through the Cancer Survivors Park will be open every day from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. (regular park operating hours).

Bees in a Flower

Bees and Beekeeping

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017

Honey bees play an important role in Greenville County’s environment and South Carolina’s economy. Honey bees add millions of dollars statewide to the value of fruit, vegetable and seed crops.

Electric Bus

GTA Receives Grant for Electric Buses

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017

The Federal Transit Administration has announced $55 million in grant awards through its Low or No Emission (Low-No) Vehicle Program, which funds the development of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced fuel technologies.

How to Help a Stray Pet

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

You’re driving your car when you see a dog on the side of the road. With a sinking feeling, you realize he’s alone. What should you do?

Paris Mountain State Park

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

Posted on Monday, September 4, 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.

Greenlink Trolley

Expanded Trolley System is Now Operational

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

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.

Falls Park at Greenville SC

Free Activities in Greenville, SC

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 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.

Net-Zero Home

Community Partnership Creates Net Zero Home

Posted on Monday, August 28, 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.

Carbon Capture 101

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Power plants are vital to modern life. They produce the energy we need to light our homes, cook our food, and countless other tasks.