Mark Brosseau's "Inhabiting Experience"

Mark Brosseau Gallery at UPSTATE Gallery on Main

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017

UPSTATE Gallery on Main is honored to present Inhabiting Experience, a selection of recent works by Greenville, SC, painter Mark Brosseau. The exhibition runs through August 25, 2017.

Assorted Peaches

Hub City Farmers Market Peach Jam on July 22nd

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Join Hub City Farmers Market for the event of the summer celebrating everything peach. The event kicks off at 6:00 pm on July 22nd at Hub City Farmers Market.

Music on Main

2017 Music on Main

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Music on Main is Spartanburg’s favorite afterwork live music series. It’s a social gathering spot where friends and colleagues get together to enjoy some great music and good times right on Morgan Square.

Empty Bowls

2017 Hub City Empty Bowls Continues July 20th

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017

This year, all of the public bowl-making events will be held at either Spartanburg Art Museum Art School, located at Chapman Cultural Center, or West Main Artists Co-op in Spartanburg.

Sundays Unplugged

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017

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.”

Inside a BMW

BMW Group Sales Achieve Best-ever June and First Half-year

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

BMW Group sales achieved their best ever June, with sales in the month totalling 232,620, a 2.1% increase year-on-year. Sales of the BMW X1 increased 45.2% (136,748) in the first half-year while deliveries of the BMW X5 increased by 10.6% (89,958).

Hub City and PGW

Hub City Joins PGW Distribution

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Hub City Press books will be distributed nationally by Publishers Group West, one of the leading book sales and distribution companies in the United States, representing more than one hundred independent client publishers.

Car Being Towed

City Council Approves New Regulations for Towing Companies

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

City Council passed new regulations at their meeting on Monday aimed at making it less difficult for owners to recover their vehicles and personal property if they’ve been towed from a private commercial lot.


Upstate Sites Among South Carolina’s Important Bird Areas

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The National Audubon Society and Audubon South Carolina are working to identify a network of sites that provide critical habitat for birds, and the Upstate’s most panoramic and popular state parks rank among them.

Sugarcane Aphids

Sugarcane Aphids Have Returned to South Carolina

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tiny, hungry and rapidly reproducing sugarcane aphids have made their annual migration to South Carolina to feast on grain sorghum, an agricultural commodity that had been gaining popularity.

USC Parking Lot Mural

New USC Upstate Mural Underway

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2017

USC Upstate is dressing up the parking lot near their Center of International Studies! Check out the new mural in progress.

Dr. Ruby Hirose

Five Facts About Dr. Ruby Hirose

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2017

Dr. Ruby Hirose was a Japanese-American researcher whose research helped lead to vaccines against polio and other diseases.

Outdoor Camping

Plan Some Outdoor Fun

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017

Getting your family outdoors can be as simple as opening the door to the backyard or as exciting as going camping.

CyberCamp Program

SCC Hosts Air Force Association’s CyberCamp

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Spartanburg Community College is one of the distinguished organizations across the United States selected to participate in the 2017 season of the Air Force Association’s (AFA) CyberCamp Program this summer.


Conservation at the Core: 2017 SC Envirothon

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Staff and partners of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) recently held the 21st Annual SC Envirothon competition at the Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia.

Car Tips for Pet Passengers

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017

When the weather’s nice, there’s often no greater joy than hitting the road with your four-legged friend. But just because many pets love riding in cars doesn’t mean that they’re necessarily safe for animals.

Morley Greenville Facility

Morley Expands Upstate Operations

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Morley is growing its operations in Greenville; they are now hiring 125 associates at their location on Brookfield Parkway.


Five New Things Happening With Biofuels

Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.

Five Reasons to Visit Chapman Cultural Center This Summer

Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017

Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to visit Chapman Cultural Center! Whether you want an interactive and fun place to take the kids or a date night with your significant other, Chapman Cultural Center has got you covered!

SC Manatee

Here’s How You Can Help the Manatees Returning to SC Waters

Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017

As manatees return to their summer haunts along the coast, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists are reminding residents and visitors to be particularly alert while boating and to report sightings of these gentle giants online.


Stargazing Tips for Summer Skywatching

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Summertime is the best time of the year for many stargazers. Traditionally, it is a time when folks have extended summer vacations.

Lighten Up Spartanburg!

Lighten Up Spartanburg! on Display Through March 31st, 2018

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017

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.

Lighten Up Spartanburg

Lighten Up Spartanburg Makes Hub City an Art Hub

Posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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.

Computer Security

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

Posted on Monday, May 1, 2017

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.

Oyster shell recycling drop-off

New Oyster Shell Recycling Site in Beaufort

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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 and Woodland Preserve

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve is a Local Gem

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

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.


Don’t Adopt a ‘Lost’ Fawn

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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.

Black Bear

Staying Safe Around Bears

Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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.

Garden Beds

Grow a Garden With Your Kids

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017

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.

Solar Panels

The Next Generation of Solar Panels

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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.


Vigorous Exercise May Help Prevent Vision Loss

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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.

Home Insulation

Home Insulation: It’s All About the R-Value

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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.

Gym Equipment

Tips for Joining a Gym

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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.

Back to School: Pack a Zero-waste Lunch

Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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.

Mothers Restaurant

New WSPA Video Features Local Spartanburg Restaurant

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016

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.

Back to School Checklist: Fruits and Veggies

Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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.

How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2013

Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?

3 Steps for Being Prepared for Emergencies

Three Steps for Being Prepared for Emergencies

Posted on Sunday, October 14, 2012

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. Helps to Make Spartanburg Greener

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2012

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.