Join us for a reading with Ngwah-Mbo Nkweti, the current Hub City Writer-in-Residence! The reading begins tonight at 7:00 pm at Hub City Bookshop.
There are sunrises, and then there are Grandfather Mountain sunrises. And then there are Grandfather Mountain New Year’s Day sunrises.
Now that your special tree has been selected, it needs to be cared for in a manner similar to a fresh bouquet of flowers. It should be placed in water immediately.
The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole.
Clemson University students are learning from the best about how to correctly plant a tree and watch it grow.
The weather may say otherwise, but over at Greer Relief it’s basically Christmas already! They’ve been hard at work updating their Christmas assistance program, now the Christmas Morning Shoppe.
Magna International Constructing Fourth Manufacturing Plant in SC; $29 Million Investment and 480 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Magna International, a leading global automotive supplier, is constructing a new seat manufacturing plant in Spartanburg County.
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.
A free clarinet and piano concert featuring two local musicians will take place Sunday, Dec. 11th at 3:00 pm at Landrum Presbyterian Church.
(Un)common Space(s) is a group exhibition that broadly examines the relationship between natural, constructed and decaying space.
As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who give money or goods to a charity by Dec. 31, 2016 that they may be able to claim a deduction on their 2016 federal income tax return and reduce their taxes.
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.
Flu season is almost upon us! Be prepared by learning a little bit about the flu and by getting a flu shot.
It’s cold outside, and the last thing you are thinking about is your lawn or garden. There are, however, some chores that need to be done in December.
It’s been a property near the top of City Staff’s potential historic redevelopment list for a long time.
Christmas has returned to Hollywild Animal Park in Inman, SC, bringing with it more than three million twinkling lights, dazzling holiday themes, light sculptures, and of course, herds of live animals.
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.
Recent Wofford College graduate Donovan Hicks has been selected as one of a dozen members of the 2018 Class of George J. Mitchell Scholars by the US-Ireland Alliance.
Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.
Ashland, a premier global specialty chemicals company, is expanding its existing Greenville County operations in order to accommodate continued growth.
Wofford College’s annual Candlelight Carols, Menorah Lighting and Winter Lighting, along with musical group holiday performances, will be the highlight of events in December.
Vegetative roofs, or green roofs, have been on the rise in commercial construction. In North America, Washington, D.C. is leading the way, with almost 1.6 million square feet of green roof installed in 2015.
Once one of downtown Spartanburg’s anchor department store buildings, the structure at 174 East Main Street across from Denny’s Plaza has loomed vacant over the intersection of Liberty and East Main for years.
The Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife team has announced a series of workshops designed to educate landowners about the ecological and financial benefits of proper woodland management.
Hanes recently announced that it will donate 200,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army and is expanding this year’s effort by coordinating the collection of new socks at 160 HanesBrands Outlet stores across the country.
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 be judged by poet Sean Hill. Submissions open on January 1.
The University of South Carolina Upstate recently announced that Brendan Kelly, Ph.D., vice president for university advancement at University of West Florida, is selected to lead the University of South Carolina Upstate.
It’s become something of a tradition on the podcast for the hosts to take on broader topics and themes during the holidays.
The School of the Arts at Converse College is creating a powerful new season of works for 2016-2017 that will amaze.
A new city park along the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail took a big step forward recently as City Council approved an agreement with Partners for Active Living.
Despite being too dry, too wet or damaged by winds, South Carolina’s Christmas tree farms have weathered the storm and are expecting another strong showing in 2016.
Smoke is essentially fuel that didn’t burn. Smoke is made visible by the presence of small particles of carbon and other materials.
Advanced Ceramic Coatings Launching New Operations in Spartanburg County; $15 Million Investment and 50 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Monday, November 21, 2016
Advanced Ceramic Coatings (ACC), a 50-50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Turbocoating Corporation, will be launching new operations in Spartanburg County.
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.
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.
The winning creations for the 24th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition™ will be on display from November 27th through January 5th at The Omni Grove Park Inn.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recently launched Bigs in Blue, a national program aimed at recruiting local law enforcement to serve as mentors to youth in their local community.
The historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville is a magical place anytime of year. During the holiday season the elegant building comes alive even more with its annual Winter Wonderland.
Dogged by pests, pathogens, poor nutrition, and other problems, the European honey bee is having a rough time these days.
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 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.
When George Vanderbilt opened his home to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, so began a tradition at Biltmore that is carried on to this day.
When a 34-foot-tall Fraser fir tree is brought into America’s largest home – The Biltmore House – it’s a sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner.
Performances by Wofford Theatre and the Dunlap Chamber Music Series highlight events in November at Wofford College. Other events include guest lectures and gallery exhibitions.
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.
Camping is the perfect time to go green. When enjoying the environment, do your part to take care of it.
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.
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 Art Museum will install altered six-foot fiberglass sculptures throughout the City of Spartanburg in October.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
Real-time weather data and images from the top of Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium now are available online from a new weather station.
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.
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.