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Free Heart Health screening available Thursday, Feb. 18

To help Upstate residents prevent a heart health crisis, Bon Secours St. Francis, Upstate Cardiology and The Heart2Heart Foundation, along with state agencies, are offering free health evaluations and risk assessments to Upstate residents 18 years of age and older.

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BS St. Francis asks for your help in assessing Greenville’s health

Health systems are required to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment every three years, under Affordable Care Act (ACA) rules.

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Life

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It’s a boy!

The Greenville Zoo revealed new details about its newest addition to the family at a news conference today. The calf is named Tatu and was born at approximately 6:16 a.m. on February 5th. He weighed in at 157.8 pounds and 6’ 1” tall at birth.
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Fat biking: A new winter cycling sport

The winter cycling sport involves riding a unique off-road bike with oversized tires designed to avoid sinking into unstable terrain such as snow, sand or mud. As one of the fastest-growing winter sports in the U.S., several states have already created and prepared trails for fat biking, according to Outside Magazine.

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Cancer Survivors Park opens boardwalk

Days after the dedication of the boardwalk in Greenville’s Cancer Survivors Park, supporters are now trying to raise the last of the money required to start construction on the new park’s second phase.

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Culture

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Fretboard love

Jacob Johnson brings his love affair with the guitar to Moe Joe’s

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Great love stories for Valentine’s Day

I’m a romantic at heart and adore diving into a great love story. “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell is, of course, one of the all-time greats, but three of my more recently published favorites include…

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And the winner is…

Oscar-nominated shorts get their screen time

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House of Cards campaign office opens in Greenville

Frank Underwood, the fictional character from the popular Netflix series “House of Cards,” has opened a “campaign headquarters” in Downtown Greenville.

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The female perspective

3 films by that rarest of directors – a woman

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Herring Chamber Ensemble showcases a diverse collection

The Upstate’s professional vocal chamber ensemble presents its winter concert with classic benchmark works that may sound familiar. Performed at Westminster Presbyterian Church, the 19th annual Herring Chamber Ensemble concert will open with “Hymn to St. Cecelia” by Benjamin Britten, and present several spiritual and love songs as well as other shorter works.

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Homes

Gardening

Get ready for spring – it’s coming sooner than you think

Is this the season you will start your new garden, build a new garden path, host the birds with a new feeder, put up a blue bird box? What are you doing to herald the arrival of spring?
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Featured Neighborhood: The Townes at Thornblade

Enjoy the maintenance-free townhome lifestyle at The Townes at Thornblade. This gated community is located just off I-85 in Greer, and has a variety of homes available for immediate occupancy.

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Featured Home: Ridgeland at the Park

A walkable, active lifestyle is only part of the story! A total Peery Homes renovation designed by Fowler Interiors with custom nishes throughout is the rest of the story!

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