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Greenville is facing an opioid epidemic – and now it has a new weapon to fight it

The contents of this bottle have already saved four people from OD’ing in Greenville since June – now, police, EMTs and pharmacists hope it will help beat the Upstate’s opioid epidemic

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GHS leaders discuss the health system’s transition

The Greenville Journal asked Greenville Health System (GHS) leaders Mike Riordan and Dr. Spence Taylor to discuss issues that S.C. Rep. Mike Burns and some other members of the Greenville County legislative delegation have raised about the health system’s planned transition into a private, not-for-profit entity.

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The basics: GHS’ past, present and future

What is the Greenville Health System (GHS)? Why does GHS want to change its structure? What is the new model for the health system?

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Why are health care systems nationwide transforming?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped to accelerate a major shift in how America’s health systems provide care.

Artist’s rendering of the finished I-85/I-385 interchange, as it should appear in 2019.

Good news, bad news on road improvements

Construction cones will seem like a permanent fixture on Greenville’s most-traveled corridor

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First look: Cantina 76 (PHOTOS)

Cantina 76 is finalizing some last renovations before opening its doors in the next few weeks.

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New trampoline park under construction on Spartanburg’s west side

A Greenville businessman will open Big Air Spartanburg in October at the WestGate Crossing shopping center.

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Cook Out planning third location in Spartanburg County

The Greensboro, N.C.-based fast-foot chain will renovate former Regions bank building on Spartanburg’s west side for its new store.

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Training the next generation of 10s

Former national gymnastics champion Raven Magwood continues Olympic couple’s legacy

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GJ Community Briefs: July 22, 2016

Greenville County Animal Care was awarded a $175,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to establish, implement and sustain the community cat diversion program.

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City of Greer issues RFP for multi-purpose use of former Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital campus

The city of Greer has issued a request for proposals for the acquisition and development of the former Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital and Roger Huntington Nursing Home site, a 10-acre piece of property along the south side of Wade Hampton Boulevard.

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Michelin manager pleads guilty to wire fraud, faces up to 20 years in prison

A manager who worked at Michelin North America pleaded guilty to wire fraud and faces up to 20 years in prison after a federal indictment alleged he used a company credit card to buy goods or services for his own use and he falsified expense-account vouchers, court records show.

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Just one of the guys

The Warehouse Theatre presents “Twelfth Night,” a Shakespeare comedy with a modern twist to engage a younger generation

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Sound Bites: Upcoming Concerts

MammaBear w/ Mason Jar Menagerie, Drunk Couples & The Boo Jays // Kelly Jo // Kate Rhudy

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Facing monsters in “The Darkest Corners”

“The Darkest Corners,” a new book by author Kara Thomas

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Sounds Familiar

Cover bands in the Upstate fake it ’til they make it – and they’re making it big

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Southern Rock Survivor

Gregg Allman returns to the Peace Center stage

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Nothing says lovin’ like a mug cake from the microwave

If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest, you’ve probably seen recipes for “mug cake.” In theory, mug cakes are a brilliant idea.

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Featured Home: Alta Vista

Beautiful home on corner lot in highly sought-after Alta Vista!

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Featured Home: Plantation on Pelham

Downtown lights and mountain views at Plantation on Pelham, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, move in ready

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Featured Builder: Galloway Custom Homes

Galloway Custom Homes, LLC. is a second generation, locally owned and operated, custom residential builder

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Featured Neighborhood: Cottages at Riverbirch

This gated, planned community consists of 31 wooded, waterfront home sites in a low-maintenance community

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On the Market: July 15, 2016

Open houses Sunday, July 17, 2016 2-4

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Featured Home: The Courtyards on West Georgia Road

Visit The Courtyards on West Georgia Road to see their newest floorplan

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