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Children skating around the United Ice on Main rink.

United Ice on Main is Now Open

United Community Bank Ice on Main, located in the heart of downtown Greenville, is an open-air ice skating rink. Since 2011, more than 86,000 skaters and countless spectators have enjoyed Greenville’s favorite holiday tradition.

An actress peering into the crowd at Furman University Theatre.

Furman Theatre Presents The Servant of Two Masters

Furman University Theatre will present The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni from Tuesday, Dec. 4 through Saturday, Dec. 8 at 8:00 pm, with a matinee Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:00 pm.

A cat being microchipped.

Microchip Your Pet

Each year, twenty thousand lost and abandoned animals are taken in by Greenville County Animal Care. Some of these animals never make it home because they can’t be identified.

A flowing river at Falls Park in downtown Greenville.

Local College Students Given Tourism Scholarships

Nine South Carolina college students from hospitality-related programs were recently given Tourism Student Awards during a ceremony at the Lace House in Columbia. The students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement related to hospitality and tourism in South Carolina, including culinary studies.

A car damaged by a flood.

Looking for a Car? Don’t Get Tricked into Buying a Flood-Damaged Vehicle

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to be cautious when shopping for a new or used vehicle. 2018 brought hurricanes and flooding to the Southeast yet again and dishonest businesses and individuals may attempt to sell storm-damaged vehicles.

City workers collecting piles of leaves.

City Asks for Residents’ Help During Leaf Season

It is leaf season in the city of Greenville, and ten crews and three street sweepers are working six days a week to collect what is expected to total nearly twelve million pounds of leaves by the end of December.

The exterior of Mast General's Greenville store.

Mast General Store Hosts Coat Collection Drive Through Nov. 30

You don’t have to be a fan of Game of Thrones to know that winter is coming. It’s in the air, fogging up the window panes and biting at noses and hands. And that means coats and warm accessories are needed in the community.

School Bus

Change in Assignment School Choice Lottery Window Opens Nov. 19

Greenville County Schools’ Change in Assignment (CIA) School Choice Lottery Window will be available from Monday, Nov. 19 through Tuesday, Dec. 5, where parents can submit a choice form for up to three schools for their child at their number one choice school. 

The exterior of Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery.

ACRE Awards $175,000 to SC Food Hub Network

The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) has awarded $175,000 to the South Carolina Food Hub Network to improve logistics for the state’s five food hubs.