Greenville, SC and Upstate News

Local news for the Greenville and Upstate area, including updates on the Greenville Drive, local beer, and local food.

The exterior of Mast General's Greenville store.

Mast General Store Celebrates Land Trust Day, June 1

Mast General Store will celebrate this year’s Land Trust Day on June 1, marking the 16th year for this important event. Land conservancy partners will be in each location sharing news of their latest easements, upcoming hikes and outings, and how you can help save open spaces.

The front exterior of the Anderson County Main Library.

Summer Reading Kick Off Event With Kelly Starling Lyons

Kelly Starling Lyons will share her writing journey, discuss the books she’s written, and do interactive readings of several picture books at the Anderson County Main Library on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 pm.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch initiates the Veg-PONDS-02 experiment on the International Space Station.

NASA Testing Method to Grow Bigger Plants in Space

In an effort to increase the ability to provide astronauts nutrients on long-duration missions as the agency plans to sustainably return to the Moon and move forward to Mars, the Veg-PONDS-02 experiment is currently underway aboard the International Space Station.

A band performing on the CPI Security Stage at Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays.

2019 Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays Presented by Pepsi

Load up your family and head to NOMA Square for Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays to wind down, relax, and enjoy great live music. This weekly music series opens at 5:30 pm and closes at 9:30 pm, with bands playing two sets at 5:50 pm and 7:40 pm on the CPI Security Stage.

Raindrops falling on foliage.

New Record Annual Rainfall Total Set in South Carolina

After a thorough review of the available data, the State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) unanimously voted to accept the 2018 rainfall total of 123.45 inches observed by the National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Station.

An aerial view of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport tarmac.

GSP’s Passenger Activity Continues to Soar

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has experienced 18 consecutive months of increased passenger activity and the streak isn’t expected to end anytime soon.