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 black bird perched on a wooden fence post.

Residents Can Help DHEC Track West Nile Virus

Residents can help the Department of Health and Environmental Control track West Nile virus this spring and summer by submitting certain species of dead birds for lab testing.

Ralph Chandler students, staff, and veterans at a townhall event.

Ralph Chandler Students Host Town Hall With Veterans

Seventh graders at Ralph Chandler Middle School in Simpsonville recently held a town hall meeting to conclude their study of the major world wars. Students hosted a panel of veterans from the American Legion of Greenville, Post 3.

An in-focus Kingfisher bird with blue plumage sitting on a branch.

Hampton Wildlife Fund Donates $150,000 to SCDNR

The Hampton Wildlife Fund recently presented SC DNR with a check for $150,000 to be used for state-wide projects during 2019. The total donated to SCDNR by the Hampton Wildlife Fund over the years now stands at $3,802,605.

A rendering of Auro Bridge will span the Reedy River.

Auro Hotels Donates $500,000 to Unity Park

The contribution will help fund construction of the Auro Bridge, which will span the Reedy River and, as Auro Hotels president and CEO D.J. Rama describes, “symbolize the bridge Greenville has extended to the minority communities.”

Dancers in downtown Greenville at Salsa at Sunset.

City Seeks Volunteer Beneficiary Groups

Are you involved with a non-profit or a business that supports non-profits? Did you know your group can volunteer and earmark funds for your favorite charity?

A view of Fluor Field from up high.

2019 Single Game Tickets On Sale Now

The Greenville Drive are quickly preparing for another successful season at Fluor Field at the West End, and with the season so close, the Drive are excited to announce that single-game tickets for the 2019 season are officially on sale.

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

Downtown Event Series Return to NOMA Square

The city’s downtown event series kicks off this Thursday and Friday with the season-opening nights of Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive presented by Clemson MBA and Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays presented by Pepsi.