Roper Mountain’s Forgotten History

Much of the science center’s past has been largely forgotten by the public at large. This is the story of those lost years.

Mental health advocate Paton Blough to run for Trey Gowdy’s seat

Greenville resident and mental health advocate Paton Blough is planning to run as an independent for South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District in 2018.

Gowdy troubled Comey didn’t acknowledge leak investigation

U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy isn’t happy about FBI Director James Comey’s decision to remain silent on recent intelligence leaks

Roper Mountain Science Center plans new $9M facility

The center is planning to construct a 24,000-square-foot facility that teaches school students about clean energy, pollinating insects, and more.

Greenville County launches litter control program

Greenville County has launched a new litter control program designed to improve cleanliness along streets.

Upstate Forever appeals federal approval of natural gas pipeline

The environmental advocacy group has challenged a ruling by FERC approving a 55-mile natural gas pipeline that would run through Spartanburg County.

After 12 years, environmentalist and community educator Nancy Fitzer leaves Greenville’s Upstate Forever

For more than a decade, Nancy Fitzer has been the voice of Greenville’s Upstate Forever, one of South Carolina’s most influential environmental groups.

Upgraded planetarium reopens at Roper Mountain Science Center

The stars are twinkling again at Greenville’s Roper Mountain Science Center.

Furman University professors to hold public forums to discuss current issues

Several professors will hold free public forums this spring to talk democracy, science, morality, religion, and more.

Clemson scientists discover 5 new galaxies powered by black holes

Scientists have identified five of the oldest and largest gamma-ray blazars yet known, a discovery that may unlock the mysteries of deep space.

Gowdy: No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump’s campaign phones

The South Carolina Republican told Fox News he’s seen no evidence to support President Trump’s claim that Obama wiretapped his campaign phones.

Lindsey Graham: Special prosecutor may need to replace Sessions in Trump-Russia investigation

Graham wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

SC lawmakers introduce 10 bills to fight opioid epidemic

A group of Republican state representatives has introduced 10 pieces of legislation to curb South Carolina’s growing opioid and heroin epidemic.

S.C. House approves gas tax increase to fund road repairs

The House voted 97 to 18 on Wednesday to increase the state’s gas tax and create several driving fees to pay for road and bridge repairs across the state.

Nikki Haley nominates former SC Gov. David Beasley for U.N. food program

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has nominated a former South Carolina governor to lead the World Food Programme.