Summer Art Movies at the Hub City Tap House

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Spartanburg Art Museum’s Summer Art Movies series will show Samsara, a non-narrative documentary film, on August 25th at Hub City Tap House.


Enter the “GSP Player Taking Off Now” Fan Contest

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Greenville Drive and Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport are teaming up all season long to highlight the Drive players who get promoted throughout the year as the GSP Players Taking Off Now.

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What You Can Do to Help Reach for Zero Waste

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Have you ever wondered if there was a way that you could help the planet through your purchases and service choices? Well wonder no longer, sustainable consumption is the way to go!


Over the Plain Houses is a Crook’s Corner Finalist

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

Over the Plain Houses by Julia Franks, published by Hub City Press, is one of three finalists for the annual Crook’s Corner Book Prize for best debut novel set in the American South.


Upstate Student Creates Sea Island Seasonings

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

For Laura Roddey, a psychology major and art history minor at Wofford College from Beaufort, S.C., creating the best tasting line of seasonings and helping local communities go hand-in-hand.

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Six Tips for Using Your Credit Card

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.


The Spartanburg Little Theatre Presents Beauty and the Beast

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2016

Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.

"The Hand" by artist Mark Kuzara

Lighten Up Spartanburg

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2016

The Spartanburg Art Museum is seeking proposals from artists, designers, architects, and other creatives to paint, decorate, or otherwise alter six-foot fiberglass sculptures.

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The Upstate Foodie Fest Continues Through August 28th

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2016

Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in the Upstate. Held annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from Greenville’s best restaurants.


Car Tips for Pet Passengers

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2016

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.


The Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra 2016-2017 Season

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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.

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Is Your Small Business Social Enough?

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Facing the task of building a social media following for your small business can feel like an uphill battle. What’s the use of wracking your brain to create engaging content when you have just a few dozen followers?


Clemson Course Tackles Millennials’ Financial Literacy Issues

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2016

Millennials are better educated and more economically active than their generational predecessors, but an identified shortcoming of this college-age generation is the target of a new course being introduced at Clemson University this fall.


DNR to Provide Special Youth Deer Hunts in Upstate

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2016

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.

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Taking a Look at Spartanburg’s Growing Restaurant Scene

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2016

New restaurants throughout the city have either opened or announced openings at a rate faster than anyone can seem to remember, and lunch lines out the door for new downtown hotspots are a daily downtown occurrence these days.


1Spark! Festival Returns to Spartanburg Sept. 2-3

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2016

In addition to the six nationally-known chalk artists joining 1Spark! for its third year, the festival is also shining the spotlight on Spartanburg’s local talent with a Chalk-Off event.

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BMW Group Sales Grow Steadily for Best-ever July

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016

BMW Group achieved a new July sales record with a total of 180,080 vehicles delivered to customers around the world, an increase of 4.0% on the same month last year.

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Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve is a Local Gem

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016

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.

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Managing Diabetes at School

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016

Goodbye, summer. Hello, homework. And guess what—the first assignment isn’t for kids. Parents, make a game plan to ensure all the bases are covered for your child’s diabetes care at school.


How to Spot a Car Wrap Scam

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Have you seen ads promising easy money if you shrink-wrap your car — with ads for brands like Monster Energy, Red Bull, or Pepsi?

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Handle Fish with Care in Hot Summer Months

Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Humans and pets aren’t the only ones who need to be wary of heat exposure in the summer months—higher temperatures also put higher stress on wildlife such as fish.


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.


The Golden Rule for Back to School

Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Whether it’s the last-minute run to the store for the glue that will hold a child’s project together or the dozens of bake-sale cupcakes whipped up late at night, parents frequently deal with the unexpected.


New Exhibit at Spartanburg Regional History Museum

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2016

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.

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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.

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Local Parks are Pokemon Go Hot Spots

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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.

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Everything’s Coming Up Rosés!

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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.


Chapman Receives Hayes Sculpture for Public Display

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2016

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.


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.


Youth Fishing Rodeos and Family Fishing Clinics

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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?


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.

BP_Fountain 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.