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Greenville, SC and Upstate News

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

Giraffe

Greenville Zoo Announces Giraffe Pregnancy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?