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.
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.
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.
New York Times best-selling novelist Daniel Wallace will read from his work at 7:00 pm Thursday, Feb. 23rd at Wofford College as part of the Wofford Writers Series.
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.
Becky Dill and Loretta Grna recently presented a gift of $3,000 to Hollywild in support of their project to build a new home for the park’s three pumas.
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.
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.
The busy four lanes of E St. John Street in downtown Spartanburg can be a pretty intimidating barrier for folks looking to move between the large activity centers.
The Lee Gallery at the Clemson University Center for Visual Arts will host the popular and unique celebration of the arts with the signature town-gown event “Passport to the Arts” from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm on March 3rd.
Sencorables LLC, a developer of diversified IoT (Internet of Things) products, recently announced its plans for an expansion of its Greenville County operations.
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.
The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky. We do know that the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February.
Chapman Cultural Center will celebrate Black History Month with Charlotte-based band “A Sign of the Times” through the week of February 20th.
It’s recognized around the country as an experience that can help business ideas can get the jumpstart they need to get off the ground.
It takes a few minutes to fit the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and adjust the focus, but once on, the headset shrinks participants to the size of a fly.
Students from six Upstate counties will show off their academic skills from February 21-23 on the University of South Carolina Upstate campus during the annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair.
The S.C. Department of Commerce‘s Recycling Market Development Division recently released the results of a new economic impact study on the benefits of increased household recycling rates in South Carolina.
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.
Most people get haircuts to look better, feel better, or to simply get a fresh start in life. But for dogs and cats, proper hair hygiene is essential; failure to groom pets regularly can have serious health consequences.
By living a healthy lifestyle, you can help keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar normal and lower your risk for heart disease and heart attack.
The second annual Deckle Edge Literary Festival will be held February 24 – 26, 2017, in Columbia, South Carolina.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
The cold weather makes it difficult to think about gardening, but there are a few things that you can do now to get your space ready for the spring.
After more than a year of work and data gathering, including input for thousands of local residents, the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled its new strategic One Spartanburg action plan.
Mount Mitchell, part of North Carolina’s Black Mountain Range and the highest peak in the US east of the Rockies, is one of the more popular stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.1 percent in January for a total of 18,109 compared to 18,082 vehicles sold in January, 2016.
World War II accelerated social change. Work in wartime industry and service in the armed forces, combined with the ideals of democracy, spawned a new civil rights agenda at home that forever transformed American life.
The School of the Arts at Converse College is creating a powerful new season of works for the 2017 that will amaze.
PIDC (Pacific Industrial Development Corporation), a specialty chemicals manufacturer, intends to open a manufacturing facility in Spartanburg County.
Startup Weekend Spartanburg, an immersive weekend for budding entrepreneurs to learn, network and pitch their businesses, will be held February 24-26, 2017.
OneSpartanburg is the culmination of a nine-month, six-phase research and strategic planning process aimed at identifying how to raise levels of prosperity and improve quality of life for all Spartanburg County residents.
It’s a new year and the South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University is ready to teach gardeners some exciting new methods and techniques to help their gardens grow in 2017.
The Internal Revenue Service is now accepting and processing 2016 federal individual income tax returns. More than 153 million returns are expected to be filed this year.
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!
Can cloud seeding — dispersing particles into the air with the aim of increasing precipitation — increase snowfall?
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.
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on the older adults.
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.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
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.
We’d like to remind pet parents that cold weather conditions can be particularly dangerous for pets.
The Share the Warmth program provides financial assistance for heating bills during the winter season for low-income families within the Duke Energy service territory in the Carolinas.
The weather has a habit of changing pretty quickly, especially during the winter season. Powerful winter storms driven by jet streams can bring copious amounts of snow and ice, along with blowing snow and whiteout conditions.
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.
B&W Fiberglass, Inc. Launching First South Carolina Operations; $5 Million Investment and 46 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
B&W Fiberglass, Inc., an advanced materials manufacturer, is launching its first operations in South Carolina by acquiring a new facility in Greenville County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.