Ultrafab, Inc., an original equipment manufacturer of weather seals, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. The expansion project is expected to bring more than $2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 34 new jobs.
Wofford College recently celebrated the topping out of the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium at the construction site, ceremonially marking the installation of the highest beam of the building and acknowledging the work of construction crews for the project.
The Upstate Book Project 2.0 is now accepting applications from local visual artists who want to contribute both 2-D art and storyline text to a collaborative book that will publish in the spring of 2017.
When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue well into fall.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals and hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall.
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.
UST Logistical Systems (UST), a national third-party logistics company, is launching its first operations in Greenville County. The new development is projected to generate $1.6 million in new capital investment and bring 50 jobs to the Upstate.
The Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra announces its 2016-17 concert season, “One Legacy,” the twelfth and final year with Maestro Sarah Ioannides as the Music Director of the symphony.
A long spell of dry weather during the spring and summer could provide some of the most brilliant colors seen in several years for leaf-lookers headed to the mountains of Western North Carolina this autumn.
The South Carolina Department of Education recently released public school results for the ACT and WorkKeys, assessments taken by high school students in the spring of last school year.
It’s our city’s both literal and figurative centerpiece, a space with which practically everyone who lives in Spartanburg County is familiar.
Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South Carolina.
Wofford College recently named its new fraternity, sorority and multicultural houses for trustee, alumnus and longtime supporter Stewart H. Johnson.
Spartanburg Regional History Museum is now exhibiting “We The People: A Portrait of Politics in Spartanburg County.” This locally curated exhibit showcases the evolution of politics in our community beginning in 1789.
Voter registration closes thirty days prior to every election. This year’s South Carolina general election voter registration deadline is Saturday, October 8, 2016.
(Un)common Space(s) is a group exhibition that broadly examines the relationship between natural, constructed and decaying space.
The Spartanburg County Public Libraries are sponsoring the 4th Annual Juried Exhibition which will be on display through October 18th.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources biologists are looking for recreational and commercial crabbers to help them improve the design of a device that will help reduce bycatch while maintaining catch rates of large crabs.
The N.C. Mountain State Fair recently announced the winners in both its dutch oven cook-off and sweet-potato cooking contest.
Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.
The Spartanburg Art Museum will install altered six-foot fiberglass sculptures throughout the City of Spartanburg in October.
Turtles have a reputation. “They’re slow, they’re clumsy and the shell just gets in the way of everything,” said Richard Blob, a biologist at Clemson University who specializes in studying how animals have evolved to move the way they do.
The 34th annual Asheville Quilt Show takes place September 30th through October 2nd at the WNC Agricultural Center in the Davis Event Center pavilion.
Spartanburg’s craft beer scene has definitely been on the rise lately, and on October 15th local craft beer geeks will have even more reason to celebrate as the Hub City Brew Fest returns for its second year.
The School of the Arts at Converse College is creating a powerful new season of works for 2016-2017 that will amaze.
Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath, a manufacturer of automotive components, is expanding its Greenville County operations. The expansion is expected to bring $5.8 million of new capital investment and create approximately 50 new jobs.
Redevelopment efforts on the Northside recently took another step forward as City Council voted unanimously to approve a contract to demolish the dilapidated Oakview Apartments.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
Wofford College recently celebrated the topping out for the Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts.
The 2016-2017 season for harvesting shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one half hour before official sunrise on Saturday, Oct. 1.
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.
Former Spartanburg Mayor Robert “Bob” Rowell, a longtime public servant and Spartanburg businessman, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Rowell was 83.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled a waste and materials tracking feature in its Energy Star Portfolio Manager, which is a free benchmarking and tracking tool for commercial building owners and managers.
Over the past 20 years, the community of Spartanburg has leveraged $20,000 into more than $300 million in public and private investment to address the significant environmental concerns of the community.
This September the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks will mobilize across all fifty states in an effort to bring an end to hunger.
The fall weather can be very inviting after a long, hot summer. Enjoy the season outside by tending to lawns and gardens, and preparing plants for the winter.
Yvonne Vinson at Our Upstate SC recently profiled a new program in Greer which helps residents find locally made products of all sorts.
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.
Real-time weather data and images from the top of Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium now are available online from a new weather station.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
Anyone Home, Inc. Launching New Upstate Customer Contact Center; $1.1 Million Investment and 570 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Thursday, August 25, 2016
Anyone Home, Inc., a premiere contact center and management tool for the single-family rental housing market, is launching new operations in Greenville County.
Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the national launch of myRA, a simple, safe and affordable new savings option for those who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at work.
Facing the task of building a social media following for your small business can feel like an uphill battle. What’s the use of wracking your brain to create engaging content when you have just a few dozen followers?
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.
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.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.
Tower International Establishing First S.C. Facility in Upstate; $75 Million Investment and 140 New JobsPosted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Tower International, a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, is establishing its first South Carolina operations in Greenville County.
If you think rosé wines are just a little too pink to be truly great wines, think again—rosé wines are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment.
As warmer weather approaches, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges drivers to take the proper precautions before and while driving on the roadway.
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.
In a groundbreaking achievement led by an international team that includes Clemson scientist Chris Saski, the intricately woven genetic makeup of Upland cotton has been decoded for the first time in the ancient plant’s history.
The warmer temperatures are just around the corner, so what better way to get outdoors for family fun than a state-sponsored youth fishing rodeo or a family fishing clinic?
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.