After a record-breaking 2015 that saw more than 70,000 people attend training camp, the Carolina Panthers, coming off their NFC Championship season, are set to return to Spartanburg on July 28th.
Over the coming months, new suite-style junior housing will begin to rise on the east corridor of the back campus quad at Converse College.
It’s hot out there! With temperatures reaching nearly triple digits in many parts of the country, air conditioning systems are working extra hard to keep you cool.
The Carolina Panthers 2016 training camp takes place July 28th through August 16th at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. All training camp practices are free and open to the public with each practice session lasting about two hours.
Music on Main is downtown Spartanburg’s favorite after-work social gathering. A destination where you can meet your friends and colleagues, hear great live music, enjoy food and beverages in an outdoor setting.
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.
A team of Clemson University scientists recently conducted an onsite visit with representatives of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to discuss potential tactics to improve and maintain the water quality of the outdoor facility’s manmade whitewater river.
Notice how large some portions are these days? Here’s a tip. Eat half now and box half to go.
The sea of influential people from around the world that Wofford seniors Brandon Goodson, Roderick Todd and Sami Bernstein have seen or met this summer is too full to even begin to name them all.
There are 100 days of summer and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to choose their day to give blood and help ensure a sufficient blood supply.
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.
Congratulations to USC Upstate’s Brock Adams who was recognized recently by the South Carolina Arts Commission and Hub City Press of Spartanburg as the winner of the 2016 South Carolina First Novel Competition.
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.
The Mary Black Foundation is accepting grant applications for its fall 2016 grant cycle. The mission of the Mary Black Foundation is to invest in people and communities for improved health, wellness, and success in Spartanburg County.
Farmers who suffered crop loss due to last year’s flood have one month to apply for South Carolina Farm Aid grants through the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA).
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.
It has been a problematic area within the city’s north side for years, and after City Council voted unanimously to approve $1.9 million to purchase Oakview Apartments for the future construction of a new Dr. T.K. Gregg Community Center.
The widow of Sen. Clementa Pinckney challenged a group of South Carolina 4-H students on campus to return home and strive to improve their communities as her late husband did.
The South Carolina Arts Commission and Hub City Press of Spartanburg announce Brock Adams of Spartanburg as the winner of the 2016 South Carolina First Novel Competition.
Meals on Wheels America is a national network of local community organizations that deliver meals, friendly visits and safety checks to our nation’s most vulnerable seniors.
Some longleaf pine trees are already beginning to shed their needles, a normal response to drought and high temperatures this time of year, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
The Saturday morning of the first home football game of the year, a group of Wofford College students wakes up early, dresses in their best interview attire and takes a practice run at the future.
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.
Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops.
One hundred people affected by homelessness in Spartanburg recently received disposable cameras with one task: to tell the stories. Their stories are on exhibit at Chapman Cultural Center.
The Bard’s classics come to life on an outdoor stage, courtesy of the Upstate Shakespeare Festival Ensemble. The festival continues with Julius Caesar through July 31st.
July is the time of year when mother nature can hand you a wheelbarrow of lawn and garden problems. Don’t worry, follow these tips and you’ll be in great shape!
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.
Chapman Cultural Center has received a painted-steel nonobjective sculpture by the noted artist David Hayes for public display. The multisided sculpture is painted in bright primary colors and sits at the entrance of Chapman’s theater.
Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials.
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.
The Carolina Panthers’ 2016 training camp presented by Lowe’s opens Thursday, July 28th, with the Lowe’s Kickoff Party. The team will practice from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College.
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has launched the new S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App, a free, interactive map that makes it easier to find and buy fresh produce locally.
Game times have been set for South Carolina’s first three football games of the 2016 season. The first game is scheduled for September 1st.
As warmer weather approaches, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges drivers to take the proper precautions before and while driving on the roadway.
George and Edith Vanderbilt encouraged their guests to explore the rolling hillsides, manicured gardens and verdant forests surrounding Biltmore House, especially in summertime.
The Spartanburg County Public Libraries are sponsoring the 4th Annual Juried Exhibition which will be on display through October 18th.
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.
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.
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.