Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

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

A rendering of Wofford's new environmental studies center.

Wofford Building New Environmental Studies Center

Wofford College has broken ground on its new environmental studies center that will be Green Globe Certified for its sustainable and environmentally conscious features, such as a partial green roof and solar roof panels.

The airside garden at GSP Airport.

GSP Airport’s Popular Airside Garden Receives Award

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) recently received a Southeast Region Recognition Award during the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Southeast Regional Conference for its airside garden.

Softball equipment on the ground in front of home plate.

The 2019 USA Softball Junior Olympic Cup is July 21-27

Spartanburg will host 94 extraordinary softball teams from across the country for the 2019 USA Softball Junior Olympic (JO) Cup, taking place July 21-27 at Tyger River Park. The tournament is expected to draw thousands of attendees.

The exterior of a lively event at Chapman Cultural Center.

Sundays Unplugged at Chapman Cultural Center

Chapman Cultural Center is open every Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm, to provide casual and cultural experiences for those who want to “unplug.”

Music on Main audience members sitting on the grass.

2019 Music on Main

Music on Main is Spartanburg’s favorite afterwork live music series where friends and colleagues get together to enjoy some great music and good times right on Morgan Square every Thursday.