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Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

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

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An Evening With Gordon Lightfoot on Feb. 24th

Legendary balladeer Gordon Lightfoot is coming your way on February 24th. Lightfoot weaves tales of love and longing in eloquent musical masterpieces that have become enduring standards.

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The 5th Annual Help a Horse Day Contest

ASPCA has opened registration for its fifth annual ASPCA Help a Horse Day contest. The nationwide competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries is designed to raise awareness about the year-round lifesaving work they do to find homes for horses.

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Pamela Steinke Named Vice Provost at USC Upstate

Effective April 16th, Dr. Pamela Steinke will begin serving as vice provost and associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of South Carolina Upstate.

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Ways to Be Active

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends thirty minutes of physical activity a day for adults, sixty minutes for children, at least five days a week. Sound daunting?

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South Carolina Export Sales Top $32 Billion in 2017

For the eighth consecutive year, the State of South Carolina set a record for total export sales. The state’s 2017 export sales totaled $32.2 billion, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce.