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United Community Bank-sponsored Ice Rink Donates $1,500

United Community Bank-sponsored Ice Rink Donates $1,500

The United Community Bank-sponsored ice rink has donated $1,500 to Greenville Health System’s Camp Courage. Camp Courage is a place that “provides recreational and therapeutic opportunities for children and teens with cancer or blood disorders.” The ice rink, called Ice on Main, was open for a 60-day run that included the […]

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Greenville Honored in Top 10 Best Places in the US

Greenville Honored in Top 10 Best Places in the US

Greenville was recently ranked as #7 on the “Top 10 Best Places in the US” by Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet, the “second most-visited English language travel media website in the world”, is known for their reliable and enjoyable guidebooks. This specific list was put together Lonely Planet’s publication staff, authors, and […]

 

Local Politics

SC Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Rural Schools

SC Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Rural Schools

The South Carolina Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the poor, rural local school districts. Although the supreme court was divided, many are saying that the winner of the case is the children in these districts. Chief Justice Jean Toal said, “There is no loser. The ruling places before the […]

Local Politics

Nikki Haley Wins Governor Race in SC

Nikki Haley Wins Governor Race in SC

Voters across the state recently went to the polls to vote for governor. This election was an important one. Before the voting, Gov. Nikki Haley said during her campaign, “This election matters a lot on a lot of different levels, but none of it matters if people aren’t getting out there […]

 
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Arts & Events

A Chateau Christmas Event

A Chateau Christmas Event

A Chateau Christmas is a classy Christmas event in Greenville. This event includes elegant dining, live Christmas jazz entertainment, dancing, comedy, and door prizes. As a semi-formal event, this night keeps it classy and nice without going overboard. The ladies get to by in dresses and the men get to […]

Arts & Events

Greenville County Museum of Art

Greenville County Museum of Art

Also known as the “premier American art gallery in the south”, the Greenville County Museum of Art (GCMA) is a treasure that is hard to miss. They have everything from contemporary abstractions to federal portraits. With most of its art being tied with the south, the GCMA invites visitors to […]

 

Editorial

The Happiest Time of the Year?

The Happiest Time of the Year?

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, right? All of us know that while the holidays can be a great time to reunite with family and friends, share traditions and spread cheer, it can also be an intensely stressful time of the year. In addition to […]

Editorial

Election Day Frustrations

Election Day Frustrations

On Election Day, as a Citizen of the United States of America, I was exercising my right to vote at the Clubhouse in Forrester Woods. When I approached the volenteer who examined my photo ID in order to vote, I was told that I could not vote unless I removed […]

Editorial

Poor compensation for teachers?

Poor compensation for teachers?

South Carolina’s abysmal ranking in regards to compensation of public educators is shameful, but the problem with our schools transcends the beggarly salaries offered to its most important employees. The first thing one notices when entering a school is a miasma of fear. It’s not students generating this fear but […]

 

Featured Business

Two Major Accounting Firms Combine

Two Major Accounting Firms Combine

A major accounting firm from Greenville has officially merged with another accounting powerhouse. The Greenville firm, Decosimo, merged with Chattanooga-based accounting firm Elliott Davis. The name of the combined firm is Elliott Davis Decosimo.  The announcement of the merge came this past October but the official merge didn’t become effective until January 1st […]

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Local Realtor offers to trade political signs for “For Sale” sign.

I think it is safe to say that whoever you voted for, we are all glad the election is over. The constant TV ads, the chatter on Facebook, the yard signs all over the area. The best part about all of these nuisances is that there will be a way […]

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Friendly, Fast Service at Stone Plaza Pharmacy

Friendly, Fast Service at Stone Plaza Pharmacy

Stone Plaza Pharmacy, located at 1164 Rutherford Road in Greenville, offers friendly, fast service. This local pharmacy treats every customer with respect and care as they focus on offering you the very best in pharmaceutical services. Experienced pharmacists and techniques offer helpful advice and are ready to answer any questions […]

 

Lifestyle

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

It happens to all of us — we forget to plan things and an important date sneaks up on us. If Valentine’s Day has slipped your mind, there are still some last-minute gift ideas for you. -Gift cards and certificates-you can be sure that your valentine will use a gift […]

Lifestyle

Real Estate Selling Tips

Real Estate Selling Tips

With the way the real estate market of today is moving, selling a property is sometimes necessary if one wants to remain relevant on the real estate market. There are ways you can improve your chances of a sale, mostly by improving the property in one way or another, but […]

 

Local People

Local University Researcher Making Lasers More Powerful

Local University Researcher Making Lasers More Powerful

A Clemson University researcher is working with the US Army and Air Force to increase the power of lasers. The researcher, Liang Dong, and his team are working to make the laser aboard the USS Ponce able to strike targets more than 60 miles away. Currently, the range of the USS Ponce is […]

Local People

Little Miss SC Overall Queen Named in Hartsville

Little Miss SC Overall Queen Named in Hartsville

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant has been going on for over 40 years, providing young women with the chance to stand out and make a difference in their community. Stressing community service and academic excellence as important key elements of any contestant, the pageant also looks […]

 

Headlines

Protests, Fires Ignite After Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, ignited over a grand jury’s decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. On Monday, Nov. 24, a press conference was held to announce that Darren Wilson, a white officer, would not be charged in the shooting death of unarmed […]

 

Featured Stories

Make the Most of a New Year

Make the Most of a New Year

A new year is the perfect time for renewal and reflection. Many people make resolutions and goals, but there are other ways make the new year a new start. Start a new hobby. The new year is a perfect time to take the exercise class you have been thinking about […]

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A Tradition of Giving

A Tradition of Giving

For many families and individuals, community service is a holiday tradition. However, it can be difficult to donate your time to some organizations because the holidays are a popular time to volunteer, especially at soup kitchens and food pantries. However, there are still plenty of ways you can spread holiday cheer […]

 

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Things to Do

Clearing out an Overgrown Garden

Clearing out an Overgrown Garden

If you are fed up with looking out your back window and seeing an overgrown mess of greenery and plants, it is time to do something about it. Gardens can grow rapidly and easily get out of control when not maintained regularly. With modern, busy lifestyles the garden is often […]

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Moving office tips – organize in checklists

Moving office tips – organize in checklists

It`s good to have checklists for every step of the move, for everything that you`re planning to move to the new office and even with deadlines. According to the different type of office – this list can be very simple with only a few headlines, while if you plan a […]

Things to Do

Go See The Fish

Go See The Fish

Walhalla State Fish Hatchery is a unique hatchery in the state of South Carolina. One of five hatcheries in the state, this Upstate hatchery is the only one that is cold-water, giving it different fish than you would expect in the other hatcheries. The other 4 hatcheries have fish like […]

 

Food

Sully’s Steamers Steamed Bagel Sandwiches

Sully’s Steamers Steamed Bagel Sandwiches

Located at 6 East Washington Street, Sully’s Steamers is serving fresh, steaming bagel sandwiches stacked with delicious ingredients. Sully’s is open Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. – 3 a.m. and Sunday 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.  You can choose to have your sandwich on a Plain, […]

Food

The Story of Candy Corn

The Story of Candy Corn

Candy corn is one of the most iconic Halloween and fall treats. Now available in a variety of flavors including chocolate and caramel apple candy corn, this candy is a seasonal favorite with a long history. In fact, candy corn has existed for more than 100 years. The treat was […]

 

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VIDEO: BMW Group production plant in South Carolina USA

VIDEO: BMW Group production plant in South Carolina USA

The BMW plant near Spartanburg in South Carolina, USA, began producing BMW automobiles for the world market in 1994. Today, it manufactures the BMW X3, BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle and the X6 Sports Activity Coupe and their variants. In 2014 the production of the all new BMW X4 will […]