Greenville, SC and Upstate News

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

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REAL ID Deadline is Less Than One Year Away

South Carolinians must have a REAL ID in less than one year or they will be turned away from boarding a domestic, commercial flight, entering a secure federal building, or visiting a military installation unless they have another form of federally approved identification. 

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Glenis Redmond Named City of Greenville’s First Poet Laureate

“I’m so excited that our community is supporting poetry on this broad level,” Redmond said. “I’ve been doing this work for 28 years across the country, and it’s wonderful that in my own hometown that I can reach others through this platform.”

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy

Under conditions that foster offshore wind utilization, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the technical resource potential for U.S. offshore wind is more than 4,200 gigawatts of capacity, or 13,500 terawatt-hours per year of generation.

A vehicle driving through a flooded street.

Flood Safety Tips From the CDC

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than any other hazard related to hurricanes and thunderstorms. The most common flood deaths occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water.

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Hurricane Preparedness Includes Animals, Too

When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.

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Kringle Holiday Village Set to Return to Fluor Field

A true European-style holiday market, Kringle Holiday Village will feature artisan vendors, rides, inflatables, entertainment, visits with Santa, food, and an expanded biergarten, all in an atmosphere of holiday cheer.