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Attendees at the 6th Annual Congressional Job Fair.

Upstate SC National College Fair on March 16

Greenville County Schools invites students and parents to visit the Upstate South Carolina National College Fair on Saturday, March 16 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Furman University’s Timmons Arena.

Workers at a recycling facility sorting through items.

Keep Plastic Bags Out of Recycling Carts

The city is asking residents to keep plastic bags out of their recycling bins. Plastic bags, wraps, and other film cannot be recycled in your curbside recycling containers because they cause significant issues at recycling facilities.

A donation bus for The Blood Connection.

The Blood Connection Supplies Upstate Hospitals

The Blood Connection (TBC), based in Greenville, SC, is now supplying blood products to Abbeville Area Medical Center, Cannon Memorial Hospital, and Elbert Memorial Hospital.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for a Fellow Countrymen transitional home.

Fellow Countrymen Expands Services to Greenville Veterans

Fellow Countrymen is excited to expand its services to include an 8-bed transitional home located at 17 Elmwood Ave in Greenville, SC. This home is dedicated to veterans who want to get back on their feet and back to work.

A worker spraying insulation in a home's attic.

Home Insulation: It’s All About the R-Value

Whether you live in Bangor, Maine, or Greenville, South Carolina, your home will be more comfortable and energy efficient with the right insulation. Insulation helps lower the cost of heating and cooling your home.

An artistic tree made of handprints.

Local Family Turns Grief Into Comfort for Sibling Survivors

A physical therapy assistant at Greenville Memorial Hospital is on a mission to bring comfort to children grieving the tragic loss of their infant siblings after watching her own young son grieve the loss of his stillborn brother one year ago.

Members of the Furman University UES Advisory Council at a meeting,

Furman University Enganges Business Community With Advisory Council

Furman University’s Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) has announced the new members of its 2019 Advisory Council, which supports and advocates for the program that provides working adults the opportunity to earn a degree from the university.

Dancers in downtown Greenville at Salsa at Sunset.

City Accepting Tourism Grant Requests

Do you have an idea that will increase tourist travel to our city? The City of Greenville is currently accepting grant applications from qualified organizations for tourism projects.

A statue of Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Day: Five Ways to Help Your Kids Understand the Significance

There is a federal holiday in January marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., born January 15, 1929. King, a leader of the civil rights movement, is well known for his efforts to bring about racial equality in the nation using nonviolent means.