On the eve of the first anniversary of the store opening this April, the Hub City Co-op Board of Directors launches a re-capitalization campaign for $100,000.
The purpose of the Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition is to provide a venue to recognize exemplary art works of young women in high school.
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.
The 5th Annual Hub City Hog Fest benefiting Mobile Meals will take place on April 7 – 8, 2017. The event has raised over $200,000 for Mobile Meals of Spartanburg in the past four years!
The start of the annual Bataan Memorial Death March is a raucous affair. The sound of cannon fire sends 7,000 hard-charging and motivated athletes surging across the starting line into the New Mexican desert under a vibrant orange and violet sunrise.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
Converse College senior Arielle Adornetto’s artwork will be featured in the second annual Upstate Book Project at the Tap House in downtown Spartanburg.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
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.
The Spartanburg Half Marathon and 5K, formerly known as iRecycle’s Half Marathon & 5K, will take place on Saturday, March 25th, 2017. The race will start at 8:00 AM at Spartanburg High School.
Wofford College junior Jake Brice, an international affairs and economics double major from Greenville, S.C., is taking a class this semester on “Russia and its neighbors.”
How do you live your life if your past is based on a lie? A new young adult novel in both verse and prose from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins, The You I’ve Never Known aims to answer this question.
When the news broke Saturday night that a fire had broken out in the Montgomery Building, all of Spartanburg held its breath.
Meet renowned Charleston cookbook authors The Lee Brothers as they launch Princess Pamela’s Soul Food Cookbook, a collection of recipes from Spartanburg native Pamela Strobel.
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that they may be eligible to receive free tax help at nearly 12,000 preparation sites nationwide.
MP Husky, one of the leading manufacturers of Cable Tray and Cable Bus systems in the United States and Canada, is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Greenville County.
The big dance has begun! You can bet this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will have Cinderella stories and bracket busters. It’s not called March Madness for nothing.
The Our Upstate Vision Forum Series was created to provide an opportunity to discuss issues that are impacting current and future growth in the Upstate region.
The Pickens County Museum of Art & History is pleased to announce its new exhibits for 2017: the artwork of the Full Moon Artists Group and the Comic Artists Of The Upstate.
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.
The Getting to Know Your Neighbors Bus Tours are a great opportunity to learn more about what makes each community across the region unique and a vital component of the region.
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 School of the Arts at Converse College is creating a powerful new season of works for the 2017 that will amaze.
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.
Imposters will pretend to be anyone to get you to send them money. Recently, reports of the virtual child kidnapping imposter scam have resurfaced.
It’s easy to forget sometimes, with our city’s accelerating downtown development boom, but the Spartanburg that birthed Hub City Writers Project back in 1995 was a very different place from the one we see today.
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.
Sherry Jackson has recently published an article at Our Upstate SC discussing the history of Women’s History Month as well as how it is celebrated in the Upstate.
Matt Forrest, a fourth-generation peach grower in South Carolina, is a formidable force in the peach industry. His family farm, Dixie Belle Orchards, spreads across 2,700 rich, rolling acres and three counties between Columbia, South Carolina and Augusta, Georgia.
AVX Corporation (AVX), a provider of electronic components for a variety of applications, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County to accommodate the company’s continued growth.
You only have one pair of eyes, so take care of them! Taking proper care of your contact lenses can help you see better and keep your eyes healthy.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that unclaimed federal income tax refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for an estimated 1 million taxpayers who did not file a 2013 federal income tax return.
Hub City Press has announced the forthcoming publication of three novels in 2018.
The total solar eclipse that will streak across the United States from coast to coast on Aug. 21st will pass directly over Clemson University.
As recently as the 1970s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness.
When poet, essayist and Wofford College professor John Lane heard two coyotes howling and yipping behind his suburban home near Glendale, S.C., he was delighted.
Ever since Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla battled it out during the War of the Currents in the late 19th century, electricity has been a central part of life in America.
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.
The City of Spartanburg been recording the podcast for over four years now, and through it all, good episodes and less-good episodes, they’ve never had a real honest-to-goodness theme song.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.
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.
South Carolina’s automotive industry and Clemson University’s reputation are receiving a double shot of prestige with the news that two automotive engineers are bringing home high-profile awards that recognize their educational achievements.
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.
Baseball season is right around the corner, and 2017 promises to be an exciting year at Fluor Field with its $13 million enhancement project nearing a conclusion.
The S.C. Department of Commerce recently released its 2016 industry recruitment and international trade results. In total, the state recruited more than $3.4 billion in capital investment, creating approximately 13,100 new jobs.
Sencorables LLC, a developer of diversified IoT (Internet of Things) products, recently announced its plans for an expansion of its Greenville County operations.
Consumers have bought more than 11 million internet-connected Vizio televisions since 2010. But according to a complaint filed by the FTC, consumers didn’t know that while they were watching their TVs, Vizio was tracking their activity.
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.
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.
Hub City Press recently announced the judge for the biennial New Southern Voices Book Prize. The contest will award $1,000 and publication to the winner and will be judged by poet Sean Hill. Submissions are now open!
The City of Spartanburg is saddened to announce the death of City Council Member Jan Scalisi. Ms. Scalisi died after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in August.
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.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
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.
Kelsey Ronan will join Hub City as Writer-In-Residence this Spring. A fiction writer whose muse is her hometown of Flint, Michigan, Kelsey’s residency will run from January until late April.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
Spartanburg Art Museum’s newest idea – a large scale public art program – promises to be unlike anything it, or Spartanburg, has done before. The installations will be installed throughout the city by March of 2017.
The fire-protection services of the City of Spartanburg, as rated by an insurance industry advisory company, has improved to Class 1 from a Class 2. Only 204 of nearly 47,700 fire protection service agencies in the nation have earned the Class 1 rating.
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.
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.
International Mold Corporation (IMC), a Michigan-based aluminum design and build company, is establishing a new manufacturing operation in Spartanburg County. The project is expected to bring $6.2 million in new investment and create 60 new jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.