Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

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

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Jazz on the Square 2019

Friday evenings in the spring and fall in downtown Spartanburg mean one thing: it’s time for Jazz on the Square! Shows are from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

BMW Group employee demonstrating inner workings of an engine to a student.

A Hub for Higher Education

The push for talent is on across Spartanburg like never before. Employers, educators, and local organizations are coming together to close the talent gap by building bridges and pathways to help Spartanburg County’s students find their way into the workforce.

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New Record Annual Rainfall Total Set in South Carolina

After a thorough review of the available data, the State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) unanimously voted to accept the 2018 rainfall total of 123.45 inches observed by the National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Station.

An aerial view of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport tarmac.

GSP’s Passenger Activity Continues to Soar

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has experienced 18 consecutive months of increased passenger activity and the streak isn’t expected to end anytime soon.