Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

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

People giving blood during a donation drive.

Wintry Weather Causes Urgent Need for Blood Donations

The Blood Connection’s local blood supply is low because the wintry weather has caused consecutive days of low donor turnout. In order to best serve local hospital patients who rely on blood donors, TBC needs a stable blood supply.

Cash on an income tax form.

2021 Tax Filing Season Officially Begins

The nation’s tax season officially began on Friday, February 12, 2021, when the tax agency started accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns.