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Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

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

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IRS Warns of Scams Related to Natural Disasters

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that criminals and scammers try to take advantage of the generosity of taxpayers who want to help victims of major disasters.

The exterior of the Hub City Writers Project building.

Speaking Down Barriers Book Club to Meet on Sept. 24

Join the Speaking Down Barriers team at Hub City Bookshop for the monthly book club titled “Reading for Transformation.” This month’s featured book is Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko.

The interior of the Milliken Art Gallery.

Arts Sector Makes $9.7 Billion Impact on S.C. Economy

The jobs, tax revenue, and spending by South Carolina’s arts-related sector recently added $9.7 billion to the state’s economy, according to a economic impact study released by the S.C. Arts Commission.

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Spartanburg Philharmonic Celebrates 90th Season

The Spartanburg Philharmonic begins its 2018-2019 season celebrating its 90th anniversary as well as its new music director, Stefan Sanders. The 90th Season Celebration Concert takes place Saturday, Sept. 29 at Twichell Auditorium from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

An aerial view of Spartanburg's RJ Rockers.

RJ Rockers Hosts Fall Concert on Sept. 29

RJ Rockers Brewing Co.’s fall concert is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Enjoy ice-cold Rockers brews and live music on the dock throughout the night.