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New movie, with Upstate connections, examines roots of gun control

One-night cinema event planned for Sept. 29. Theaters in Greenville, Spartanburg to participate.

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Atlas Organics delivers 20 tons of compost to lower food waste

Spartanburg-based Atlas Organics delivered 20 tons of organic compost to Greenville’s Reedy River Farms and Legacy Charter Elementary School on Friday. The delivery signaled continued growth for the state’s Don’t Waste Food SC program.

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Laryn Weaver named executive director of the Greenville Area Parkinson Society

Lauren Weaver // Brenda Brooks // Cyndi Luhrmann // Erin Churchill // Marne Franklin

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Former Greenville police chief Harold Jennings dies

Before community policing became popular, former Greenville Police Chief Harold Jennings knew the importance of good police-community relations. Jennings, whose 41-year law enforcement career included 15 years in the 1970s and 80s as Greenville’s top law enforcement officer, died Thursday at the age of 94.

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After three years, the Greer inland port has shattered expectations – and is the catalyst for the SCPA’s expansion into Dillon

BMW, Michelin and other Upstate freight customers are on track to push the SCPA’s inland port to 100,000 lifts by 2017 – now the Greer facility is the catalyst for a new port in Dillon

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Lazy Goat to host James Beard dinner, Oct. 9

On Oct. 9 the James Beard Foundation is turning its eyees to Greenville by hosting a special, collaborative James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour dinner featuring seven of the South’s best chefs, including Kevin Johnson (The Grocery, Charleston), Josh Hopkins (Empire State South, Atlanta), Steven Greene (Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary, N.C.), Kate Keefe (McCrady’s, Charleston) and more.

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As cleanup of Poe Mill site continues, county seeks skateboarders’ input on park designer

Greenville County Recreation Department has asked skateboarders for names of designers to evaluate the site and produce a concept drawing and estimate how much it would cost to turn the makeshift park into a destination “wheel park.”

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SC swoops in to grab NC’s lost NCAA, ACC championship games

Officials in Greenville and Spartanburg counties said they are reviewing open bids for the NCAA events, although the ACC championships are out of reach because bidding rules require prospective host cities to have an institution in the conference as a partner.

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The Well wooing NCAA men’s b-ball first and second rounds

Beth Paul, general manager of Bon Secours Wellness Arena, said her venue is working closely with Furman University, the Southern Conference and VisitGreenvilleSC to bring the 2017 NCAA men’s first and second round basketball championships to Greenville.

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Dapper gentlemen ride classic bikes for men’s health

Greenville motorcycle riders, dressed in suit and tie, will join about 50,000 others in at least 500 cities across 90 countries on Sept. 25 for the world’s largest motorcycling charity event.

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Dwell Greenville happy hour fundraises for ovarian cancer awareness

Proceeds from Dwell-Greenville’s Newcomers Social at Gringos Cantina, 11 Falls Park Drive, from 5-8 p.m., will benefit Tell Every Amazing Lady About Ovarian Cancer (T.E.A.L.), a national organization that helps provide knowledge of and funding for finding a cure for ovarian cancer.

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Don S. Clardy elected to the board of the Greenville Estate Planning Council

Don S. Clardy / Robin Aiken / Amanda Thompson / Lawson Still / Alex Butterly

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Sound Bites: Upcoming Concerts

Headcell, w/ State of Illusion & Broken Ceremony // Stereo Reform // Gang of Thieves w/ The Dipping Skinnies

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One-man show

Actor plays eight different characters in ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’

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In Praise of ‘Pinkerton’

Local rockers celebrate 20th anniversary of Weezer’s cult favorite album

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Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ N’ Helpin’

Southern rockers headline Rock Out Hunger benefit

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Spartanburg Art Museum unveils ambitious illuminated art installation

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Remembering the past

GSO season commemorates anniversary of maestro Edvard Tchivzhel’s defection, pays tribute to Symphony’s late timpanist and executive director

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A rich spirit is in the soil at Nicholtown Community Garden

Sometimes you have to look beyond something to really see it. A waist-high cluster of rosemary surrounds a fire hydrant on a busy street corner. A corner of brick pavers embossed with donors’ names introduces you to longtime residents. A back border is marked by a row of mature fruit trees. All that remains of […]

The Chai Spice Apple cocktail combines everything that's flavorful and fall and turns it into a beautiful, delicious drink.
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A Nice Spice

Forget Pumpkin: Think chai this fall when considering inspired menus for entertaining friends and family

Large-scale, repeating patterns are a hallmark of painter Joseph Bradley’s work, which often showcases the migration of the American goldfinch. // photography by Chris Isham and Paige French

Flock Together

Two creatives, three kids, and one artistically inflected home in Greenville’s historic North Main neighborhood make for a very neat nest

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Feeling the Burn

The newest outdoor fire features can add beauty and utility to your backyard

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Cribs: Trend Report

The Player home is an exceptionally well executed design highlighting mixed influences: African sculpture and native Upstate vegetation blend perfectly with giant flagstone brought in from Colorado to define the landscape of the 8,300-square-foot residence. 
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From Africa With Love

The Travelers Rest outpost of legendary golfer Gary Player and his far-flung family is more than a showpiece. It’s a home place.

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