Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

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

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.”

Mammia Mia!

Spartanburg Little Theatre Presents Mamma Mia!

Get ready to sing and dance as the romantic musical comedy Mamma Mia! takes the stage at Spartanburg’s Chapman Cultural Center. Performances take place now through Sunday, September 29.

A pair of tree snags created for wildlife benefit.

Many Animal Species Benefit From Snags

Standing dead trees, or snags, may appear to be useless, even eyesores, but they are valuable components of wildlife habitat and are frequently in short supply. They can even be the key limiting factor in a wildlife population.

Bowls crafted for the Empty Bowls fundraising campaign.

Hub City Empty Bowls 2019

Hub City Empty Bowls’ Soup Day 2019, the culminating event for this year’s bowl-making sessions, takes place Saturday, October 5, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Spartanburg Marriott!

A rendering of Wofford's new environmental studies center.

Buildings of the Future

The buildings of today account for 40% of energy consumption and 38% of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.