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An aerial view of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport tarmac.

United Airlines Adds Daily Nonstop Service to Denver

Just in time for summer, United Airlines is adding a new nonstop city from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). Denver (DEN) will become the airline’s fifth nonstop destination from GSP on June 7.

A collection of portraits of past presidents.

The History of Presidents’ Day

The history of Presidents’ Day can be traced back to the late 1700s. People began celebrating George Washington’s birthday, February 22, while he was still president. About a hundred years later, his birthday became a federal holiday.

An in-focus Kingfisher bird with blue plumage sitting on a branch.

The 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count Day

The 22nd Annual Great Backyard Bird Count takes place February 15-18 in South Carolina communities and across the globe – in backyards, parks, nature centers, on hiking trails, school grounds, balconies and beaches – anywhere you find birds.

The canopy of an Overcup Oak tree.

Forty-Two Trees Planted on the Mary Black Rail Trail

Thanks to a partnership between the Noble Tree Foundation, Men’s Garden Club, and Partners for Active Living, the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail is on its way to having a significant canopy.