Housing Trust Fund to target workforce housing shortage

Greenville’s Housing Trust Fund should focus on projects serving households with incomes between $15,000 and $55,000, a consultant told members of the Greenville City Council.

Sheriff Will Lewis denies sexual assault allegations, admits to ‘consensual encounter’

Lewis said the encounter was “a moral failure that he has to take up with his family.” 

Camperdown Academy to get room to read at new location

When construction of a new Camperdown Academy is complete next summer, the school serving dyslexic children will have something new – room.

Let us help you decide who to vote for City Council

Two Greenville City Council seats are up for grabs on Nov. 7. The Greenville Journal talked to the candidates — Lillian Brock Flemming, Matt Cotner, Russell Stall and John DeWorken — about the most pressing issues in Greenville.

Greenville named No. 3 small city in the US by Condé Nast

This is big tourism news. B.I.G.

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Zoo Foundation chair: $65M price tag for upgrades daunting

Five years after the creation of a Greenville Zoo master plan, the Greenville Zoo Foundation has narrowed the scope of its capital campaign — for now —  to get the project kick-started. Greenville Zoo Foundation Chairman Bill West called the master plan’s $65 million price tag daunting and told Greenville City Council that the first phase of the capital campaign will be narrowed to a new entryway, a new lion’s den, and an expanded and renovated veterinary hospital.

Local group works to create parking spots for wounded veterans

The signs are emblazoned with the Purple Heart, a medal awarded to those who have either been wounded or killed in combat.

The Great G-Vegas Controversy

On Sept. 18, a bit of a kerfuffle broke out in a Facebook group called Greenville SC Natives Only. The group, which is over 17,000 members strong, was treated to a beautiful picture of a downtown sunset. The title of the post: “Sunset Over G’Vegas.”

A behind the scenes look at Madworld, one of the Upstate’s premier haunted attractions

Madworld is much more than a seasonal operation.

Mountains to Main Street Race fest set for May

The festival is comprised of a 13.1 mile half marathon, a 5K, a one mile fun run, and the 70.3 mile Mountains to Main Triathlon.

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Chef Shawn Kelly gives Greenville residents a taste of what to expect from Fork & Plough

Kelly’s vision for Fork & Plough is to explore all varieties of cuisine, such as Mediterranean, Asian, German, Polish, and Southern, while locally sourcing ingredients from the restaurant’s partner Greenbrier Farms and other local purveyors.

Fall for Greenville serves up ‘A Taste of our Town’

If you’re looking for something a little less fried, perhaps internationally inspired, and maybe even something similar to a dish you might’ve tasted at Euphoria a few weekends ago, Main Street from Oct. 13-15 is the place for you.

Cliffs Wine + Food festival wraps up with Grand Tasting

The mountain air was crisp and the sunset spectacular as guests sniffed, swirled, and sipped domestic and international wines along with craft beers, tequila, and bourbon.

From märzens to a banana split stout – your guide to local fall beer releases

The Greenville Journal recently asked some local craft brewery folks to give us the details on their current and upcoming seasonal releases.

Your guide to brunch in Greenville

Greenville is a tourist destination for many reasons and the available brunch options more than make the cut. See our list for some of our favorite spots in town, whether you’re a resident or “just visiting.”

Mill Village Farms’ Sunday Supper features local chefs for the first time.

The five-course dinner with wine pairings will take place at Larkin’s Sawmill and feature chefs from Larkin’s on the River, GB&D, Passerelle Bistro.

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Jeanet Dreskin and four former students featured in ‘Teacher/ Student’ exhibit

Dreskin spent years teaching at the University of South Carolina, the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, and the Greenville County Museum’s Art School. It’s the latter endeavor that the Hampton III Gallery is celebrating with their new exhibit, “Teacher/Student.” In the exhibit, works by four of Dreskin’s students, Jim Campbell, Carrie Burns Brown, Jo Carol Mitchell-Rogers, and Alice Schlein, stand alongside her own paintings.

Historian Carolyn Day explores one of the strangest fashion trends in history

While pursuing her postgraduate history degree, Dr. Carolyn A. Day kept finding references to tuberculosis as “an easy and beautiful way to die,” which was not in keeping with her understanding of the disease from a medical perspective. 

Old Crow Medicine Show puts a new spin on Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’

Old Crow Medicine Show, the Virginia sextet that has been blending bluegrass, acoustic country, folk, and old-time music for almost 20 years, has always had a connection with Bob Dylan in one way or another.

Narcotic Wasteland’s Dallas Toler-Wade returns to earlier metal roots in latest album

When we last spoke with Greenville’s Dallas Toler-Wade, he had just left Nile, a popular Upstate death metal band that has charted albums all over the world.

Greenville’s public art collection is expanding

Tsuzuki’s Butterfly Project has installed hundreds of butterflies on buildings, light posts, and downtown parking garages.

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23-acre retreat in Greenville County set for auction

The property is at 120 E. Round Hill Road, about 3 miles north of Furman University.

Fire & Ice

This father-daughter butcher team’s market-style meat and seafood shop caters to grill overachievers and custom-cut seekers.

The autumn garden is full of lettuce, kale, spinach, herbs, and more

Fall for this “late middle-aged” gardener means an instinct to start thinning, chopping, dividing, and conquering.

Tablescape beyond the Tailgate

Brilliant fall florals team up to dress up outdoor entertaining.

Outdoor Illumination

LED revolutionizes open-air incandescence.

The Eclectic Abode

The Aughtry home blends art, adventure, and a lot of personality into its showcase at the 2017 Tour of Homes.

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