Over the course of its existence, local arts organization Hub-Bub has gone through a number of iterations.
A great event for the whole family, this two-day festival was created in 2006 as a tribute to the region’s Celtic forebears, and includes a parade, music, athletic competition and dancing.
Held every year on Memorial Day Weekend, the White Squirrel Festival in Brevard has a little bit of fun for everyone.
J. Harold Chandler, a 1971 Wofford College graduate and chairman, president and CEO of Spartanburg-based Milliken & Co., delivered the college’s Commencement address in the Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Lighten Up Spartanburg! is a large scale public art project that bolsters the cultural vitality of downtown Spartanburg, expands the local economy through tourism, provides opportunities to local and regional artists, and fosters connections between local businesses and the arts.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate the season with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food.
Deliberating and ultimately approving our budget is easily the single most important duty City Council faces each year.
Oh, the lazy, hazy days of summer when students return home from the rigors of school life to reunite with family and friends, maybe take on a summer job – or maybe travel abroad.
More than two million people are expected to fly daily during the Memorial Day travel period and the Transportation Security Administration reminds travelers to prepare and plan ahead.
The center is a partnership between E-Vision Project Development Corporation, Veterans Services Commission, Rural Initiative Foundation, American Capital Funds Group and Palmetto Leadership Institute.
Spartanburg Art Museum (SAM) presents Is Art Work?, an exhibition of contemporary art that brings attention to the unseen labors of love behind every work of art
From peaches and pumpkins, to strawberries and hayrides, visitors can enjoy farm-fresh products and plan family activities thanks to a new tour that highlights agricultural offerings throughout Spartanburg County.
The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and the South Carolina Specialty Crop Growers Association announce the Cold Storage Cost Share Program, funded through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant.
Where does the rubber meet the road in local government? The annual budget. It’s our statement of purpose, the unambiguous articulation of our core values.
Mention the name Winston Churchill, and the picture that immediately comes to mind is that of a skilled statesman who led the British during World War II and inspired a nation during its “finest hour.”
Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.”
Spartanburg has long been a hub for some of the region’s most creative and celebrated artists. We have a list of five artists you should follow.
Spring has sprung in South Carolina and it’s primetime for everyone’s favorite treat: farm fresh strawberries.
In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during Memorial Day weekend, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will once again be conducting courtesy boat inspections.
It was November of 2012 when the City of Spartanburg first launched its podcast, giving local government a violent shove into 2005’s favorite new communications tool.
As the rate of Lyme disease grows rapidly across the United States, new research offers veterinarians a forecasting map that tells them which parts of the country are most at risk of Lyme disease infections in dogs.
After months of research, meetings, writing and revising, one Wofford College student has published her first novella. Sarah Madden, who will graduate with the Class of 2017, says that the entire process almost never happened, though.
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will move across the country beginning in Oregon, crossing 14 states to the edge of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Carolina.
Clemson University has launched a new “Eclipse Over Clemson” web page and blog devoted to the Aug. 21st solar eclipse.
You’ve heard of predatory lending, but probably never imagined that this unethical financial practice could apply to man’s best friend.
Twenty-eight giant fiberglass light bulbs decorated by local artists and sponsored by local businesses have made Spartanburg the Southeast’s newest destination for public art.
Women Giving for Spartanburg recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with a Toast to Ten event honoring its inaugural members and awarding $215,500 this year to six Spartanburg County nonprofits.
We may not have had many April showers, but we certainly have May flowers! Get outside and work in the garden; it’s a great way to enjoy a spring day.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
Notable vehicle sales in April include the BMW X3 which increased 32.3 percent to 3,204 vehicles, the BMW X1 which increased 29.4 percent to 1,872 vehicles, and the BMW 7 Series which increased 14.0 percent.
Moore’s Food Resources, a provider of all-natural foods, is locating new operations in Greenville County. The company is projected to bring $15 million of new capital investment and create 182 new jobs.
The Hub City Writers Project is pleased to announce that Kate McMullen will join the Hub City staff as Assistant Director of Hub City Press. Leena Dbouk will be promoted to Assistant Manager of the Hub City Bookshop.
Spring marks the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the United States. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.
The largest industry in South Carolina is agriculture, followed by tourism. So combining the two makes sense — and cents.
Lock your financial documents and records in a safe place at home, and lock your wallet or purse in a safe place at work. Keep your information secure from roommates or workers who come into your home.
JSI Store Fixtures Inc. Expanding Greenville County Presence; $2.1 Million Investment and 97 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Friday, April 28, 2017
JSI Store Fixtures Inc., a market-leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality merchandising displays for the supermarket industry, is expanding its Greenville County facility.
An early childhood trauma left Irma Howard Cook deaf by adolescence. She might have learned sign-language as an alternate form of communication, but her parents, who feared doing so would isolate her from mainstream society, had her learn lip-reading instead.
Get close to nature and enjoy the benefits. Gardening can be a great way to enjoy physical activity, beautify the community, and go green.
Recycling oyster shells just got easier for residents of Beaufort County. The new site is part of over 30 drop-off sites across the state which offer a convenient way to recycle oyster shells.
Hatcher Garden is a community-supported urban garden in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Started by Harold Hatcher, the garden has grown to become a beautiful woodland preserve that provides a home for wildlife and a display for the nature’s beauty.
Mayor Junie White recently issued a statement following the death of Master Police Officer Jason Gregory Harris.
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.
In the eastern United States, wherever you see a pine or an oak tree today there likely was a chestnut tree in the 19th century. American chestnut trees once ruled the forests, growing to 100 feet.
The Spartanburg Little Theatre recently revealed the five productions that will make up its 2017-18 season.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
While seeing a bear is an exciting moment, it is important to remember that bears are wild and can be dangerous. Their behavior is sometimes unpredictable.
As warmer weather approaches, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges drivers to take the proper precautions before and while driving on the roadway.
Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.
Scientists just got one step closer to the next generation of solar panels. Today’s solar panels convert sunlight to electricity using silicon crystal chemistry.
Jersey Mike’s Subs of Spartanburg recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
Turning on a small reading lamp by your bed is as easy as flipping a switch. But, the electricity that powers your tiny light starts miles and miles away.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s environment.
A few times each week, the Hon. Henry Floyd, Wofford Class of 1970, leaves his gavel and robe at the U.S. Courthouse in Spartanburg and returns to his alma mater.
Unfortunately, many parents idle their vehicles while waiting for their children to be released from school, wasting fuel and producing both smog-forming and greenhouse gas emissions.
The total solar eclipse that will streak across the United States from coast to coast on Aug. 21st will pass directly over Clemson University.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.
There’s another reason to dust off those running shoes. Vigorous exercise may help prevent vision loss, according to a pair of studies from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Whether you live in Bangor, Maine, or Bakersfield, California, your home will be more comfortable and energy efficient with the right insulation. Insulation helps lower the cost of heating and cooling your home.
If you’re looking to get in shape, a membership at a gym, fitness center, health spa, or sports club could be a good option.
For the third consecutive year, BMW Manufacturing recorded its largest annual production, producing 411,171 units during 2016. This production record confirms the South Carolina plant will remain the largest plant by volume in the BMW Group global production network.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Armed with $30, his Facebook friends and just a week to campaign, Wofford College junior Phillip Habib managed to become the current youngest elected official in South Carolina.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce has been awarded a State Trade Expansion Program grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration for the fifth year.
Michelin North America, Inc. is advancing its plans to establish a distribution center in Spartanburg County. The new development is projected to bring more than $270 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 350 new jobs.
Make zero-waste lunches this year: you could prevent 67 pounds of waste and save tons of money! Most parents pack lunch items in single-use plastic bags, aluminum foil, or wax paper, or they purchase single-serving items that come in their own disposable package.
Serving dishes like bourbon and coke glazed meatloaf, pimento cheese sandwiches and more, there’s a new American and Southern fusion restaurant open in Spartanburg! Jennifer Martin of WSPA recently took a look inside Mothers.
Fruits and vegetables are at the top of USDA’s back to school list, and just in time for the new school year, the Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables is making great strides.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
The possibility of public health emergencies arising in the United States concerns many people in the wake of recent hurricanes, tsunamis, and the threat of pandemic influenza.
Spartanburg has always been green. Late winter and spring rains in the foothills that embrace Spartanburg inevitably reawaken for another season the countless species of flowers, shrubs, and trees that have called Spartanburg “home” for centuries.