Blood Donation

Blood Donors Urged to Donate

Posted on Friday, January 5, 2018

Unusually cold temperatures with widespread illness are affecting donor turnout and blood donations.

Greenville Jerky & Vine Wine Tasting

Southern Samplings at Greenville Jerky & Vine

Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2018

Enjoy the flavors of South Carolina every Friday and Saturday at Greenville Jerky & Vine. While you’re there be sure to peruse over ninety varieties of jerky, salsas for all seasons, eclectic hot sauces, local artwork, and more.

Money

Five Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018

It’s that time of year again. A brand new year and time when we talk about our resolutions to better ourselves at work, home, and in many other ways.

Inspiration for a Healthy New Year

Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018

Make 2018 your healthiest year yet! Find ways to boost your health, fitness, and well-being, and be an inspiration to others!

Emily Prince of Fletcher Elementary

Bonnie Plants’s Third Grade Cabbage Program

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017

This year, more than one million third graders have gotten hands-on gardening experience, growing colossal cabbages with high hopes to win “best in state” and receive a $1,000 scholarship towards education from Bonnie Plants.

Giraffe

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017

Autumn, the zoo’s 11-year-old Masai giraffe, is pregnant. Veterinary staff confirmed the pregnancy through hormone analysis and determined that the birth could occur as early as February.

Raw Cookie Dough

A New Reason to Not Eat Raw Cookie Dough

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017

A recent study published by The New England Journal of Medicine has revealed unwanted findings. Although it is a low-moisture food, raw flour can be a vehicle for foodborne pathogens.

Fawn

Don’t Adopt a ‘Lost’ Fawn

Posted on Monday, November 13, 2017

If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises a state wildlife biologist. Its mother has not abandoned it; she is probably nearby.

Deer Near Road

Motorists Should Watch for Deer on State Roads

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Motorists throughout the state need to be constantly aware of roaming white-tailed deer. Despite a persistent rumor, neither the S.C. Department of Natural Resources nor any other state agency will compensate motorists for injuries or damages resulting from deer collisions.

Bees in a Flower

Bees and Beekeeping

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017

Honey bees play an important role in Greenville County’s environment and South Carolina’s economy. Honey bees add millions of dollars statewide to the value of fruit, vegetable and seed crops.

Electric Bus

GTA Receives Grant for Electric Buses

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017

The Federal Transit Administration has announced $55 million in grant awards through its Low or No Emission (Low-No) Vehicle Program, which funds the development of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced fuel technologies.

How to Help a Stray Pet

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

You’re driving your car when you see a dog on the side of the road. With a sinking feeling, you realize he’s alone. What should you do?

Paris Mountain State Park

The History of Greenville, South Carolina

Posted on Monday, September 4, 2017

The city of Greenville is situated on land that was once Cherokee hunting ground. Around 1770, Richard Pearis, an Indian trader from Virginia who was living with a chief’s daughter, received about 100,000 acres of hunting lands from the Cherokees.

Greenlink Trolley

Expanded Trolley System is Now Operational

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

Mayor White recently joined the Greenville Transit Authority board of directors, city officials, and neighborhood and business leaders for a ceremony to celebrate the official launch of the expanded trolley system.

Net-Zero Home

Community Partnership Creates Net Zero Home

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017

Perched on a hilltop in the Greenline-Spartanburg neighborhood, the Net-Zero House is an example of how sustainable building practices can help reduce energy consumption and substantially lower the cost of living.