Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

Local news for Spartanburg, South Carolina and the surrounding Upstate communities.

Dwight Hylton standing in front of a transport bus.

TAVR Replaces Fatigue With a Better Quality of Life

Many years ago, Veterans Administration medical officials told Dwight Hylton that his deteriorating aortic valve would need medical attention at some point. Back then, the problem was not bad enough for treatment.

A Ruffed Grouse sitting atop a wood log.

Help SCDNR Find Ruffed Grouse in South Carolina

Outdoor enthusiasts can download a free app (Survey123) for their smartphone that will help them document sightings of ruffed grouse in the Palmetto State for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR).

Cinelle Barnes on a couch wearing a yellow jacket with a white shirt.

Hub City Press and Cinelle Barnes to Publish Anthology

Hub City is set to publish memoirist Cinelle Barnes’s New Writers of Color on the American South, an anthology of twenty writers’ experiences living, working, and writing in “the New South.”

A speaker on stage during Healthy Laughter Spartanburg.

Healthy Laughter Spartanburg 2019

Healthy Laughter Spartanburg 2019 utilizes a live stand-up comedy event to help promote healthcare and healthy lifestyle choices to the surrounding community.

Raindrops falling on foliage.

Become a CoCoRaHS Observer Today!

As the saying goes, “the rain doesn’t fall the same on all.” That’s why the SCDNR’s State Climatology Office always has a need for a greater number of volunteer citizen-scientist weather observers.