Greenville, SC and Upstate News

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

A group of adults playing corn hole on a lawn.

CDS Announces 2019 Cornhole Derby

The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) is proud to announce the 2019 Cornhole Derby at the Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest on Saturday, April 6. Registration is at 1:00 pm and the games begin at 2:00 pm.

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

United Airlines Adds Daily Nonstop Service to Denver

Just in time for summer, United Airlines is adding a new nonstop city from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). Denver (DEN) will become the airline’s fifth nonstop destination from GSP on June 7.

A collection of portraits of past presidents.

The History of Presidents’ Day

The history of Presidents’ Day can be traced back to the late 1700s. People began celebrating George Washington’s birthday, February 22, while he was still president. About a hundred years later, his birthday became a federal holiday.

The origins of Valentine's Day are murky. We do know that the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February.

The Origins of Valentine’s Day

The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky. We do know that the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February.

Event goers at the iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Fest

2019 iMAGINE Upstate Festival

The 5th annual iMAGINE Upstate Festival takes place in the West End of downtown Greenville on Saturday, Apr. 6 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. It begins at the intersection of August St and Main St and continues along Main Street to Fluor Field at Markley St.