Bacon Bros. Texas location to open within a week

After more than a year, the restaurant, that will have the same straightforward, made-from-scratch, meat focus as the Greenville original, will open in the Lone Star State with bacon-loving Houston chef Joseph Zerwas at the helm.

New brewery in Spartanburg County sets target for opening April 15

Spartanburg businessmen Josh Dodson and Jonathan Duke have received federal permits for their New Groove Artisan Brewery at 4078 Highway 9 in Boiling Springs.

Former Local Taco gets new life as The Common Cure, a neighborhood bar and grill

The menu will include burgers, sandwiches, and salads, and owner John Ko is adding 10 taps on the bar for local and popular brews.

Roof with a View: Avenue, new downtown rooftop event space, to open in April

The 7,200-square-foot venue was designed by Atlanta architect Keith Summerour to accommodate a wide range of events from small corporate meetings to sit-down dinners for 200 guests to wedding receptions for 400 guests.

Spartanburg restaurateurs will open new eatery in downtown

Spartanburg chef William Cribb is going back to his roots with a new restaurant The Kennedy he plans to open this summer with his partner Raj Patel in the former Renato’s restaurant space at 221 E. Kennedy St. in downtown.

Spartanburg-based Denny’s gifts $1 million to No Kid Hungry

Denny’s President and CEO John Miller said customers helped the family-dining chain set a new benchmark during its 2016 fundraiser and bring its six-year total to $4.3 million in support of the campaign that seeks to end childhood hunger in America.

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Gamecocks basketball commit to appear on ‘VICE’ episode

On Friday, USC Gamecocks basketball commit David Beatty will appear on a new “VICE” episode titled “End of Amateurism.”

Gallery – March Madness, Round 2, Greenville

The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated Duke University on March 19, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 44 years.

Gallery – March Madness, Round 1, Greenville

The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Marquette University Golden Eagles on March 17, winning their first game in the NCAA tournament since 1973.

Greenville Drive single-game tickets on sale March 17

The Greenville Drive’s home opener is Thursday, April 6, and fans can begin purchasing single-game tickets Friday, March 17, at 10 a.m.

Three ways to beat the NCAA tournament traffic in Greenville

There are three ways to beat the heavy traffic anticipated in downtown Greenville during the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament first and second rounds to be played at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena: the Greenville Police Department’s app, a shuttle running every 10 minutes from Redemption Church on Haywood Road to the arena, and the downtown trolley.

Trifecta of Teams: Gamecocks, Blue Devils, and Tar Heels help Greenville sell out NCAA first and second rounds

North Carolina. Duke. South Carolina. Greenville couldn’t have asked for a better roster of teams when the Bon Secours Wellness Arena hosts the first and second rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the first time the city has hosted the event since 2004.

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Why don’t we have a downtown dog park?

As the influx of apartments and mixed-use developments continues downtown, many residents may be wondering about the absence of a specific amenity in the city’s center: a dog park.

The quest to bring back South Carolina’s only native trout

The Southern Appalachian brook trout is making a comeback thanks to a coalition of Upstate conservation groups and government agencies.

Chip and Jackie Batson aim to foster Greenville’s mountain biking community through beer and gear

The husband and wife duo and veteran mountain bikers recently held the grand opening for their new venture, Piney Mountain Bike Lounge, on March 18.

With TreeHugger Customs, Matt McClain has branched out from backyard treehouses

As a child, Matt McClain helped his grandfather work on his farm, a vast 2,000-acre property in central Missouri.

Upstate lands 2018 Bassmaster Classic

The Upstate has once again landed the big one — the Bassmaster Classic. Next year’s GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods — bass fishing’s version of pro football’s Super Bowl — will be held March 16-18, 2018 at Lake Hartwell with the daily weigh-in at Greenville’s Bon Secours Wellness Arena, it was announced […]

Another Look: The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

For 20 years, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been looking after the great Pennsylvania city’s most prestigious parks.

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Cartoon: The Final Four

This week, cartoonist Steve Stegelin illustrates Clemson’s support for rival South Carolina through the Final Four

Tim Scott: Gorsuch is the right man to serve as Supreme Court Justice

“After our conversation, I walked away convinced that he has the right temperament to fill the ninth seat of the highest court in our nation.”

Publicly funded non-profits should not be exempt from FOIA requests

One mechanism used to hide government activity has been through the use of nonprofit corporations.

Cartoon: Stegelin takes on Domestic Violence Funds

This week, cartoonist Steve Stegelin sets his sights on South Carolina’s restoration of domestic violence funds

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Integrity matters — to dogs and their people

Life Lessons from a Dog Trainer with Connie Cleveland

Town Weddings

Sara Berinhout & Roman Gorokhov // Ansley Erbacher & Chip Wall // Jenni Gray & Marshall Saunders // Lauren Janarella & Max Delgado

Turning the Tables

The Man reflects on tropical pleasures in the dead of winter

Pearls of Wisdom

Greenville’s oldest women’s social club keeps its generational legacy

One Step Ahead

Internationally acclaimed athlete Ian Whatley takes racewalking the extra mile

Doctor Without Borders

Dr. Francis Nuthalapaty provides quality medical care to patients in developing countries

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Greenville organization receives grant to invest in impoverished Haiti

Partners in Agriculture received $500,000 in grant funds from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to build a Nutrition and Education Learning Center in the poorest part of Haiti.

DNA Creative Communications set to introduce 2017’s Shine the Light forum

On March 1, DNA Creative Communications, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the United Way of Greenville County, and the Hollingsworth Funds, will host Creating Greenville’s Nonprofit Landscape, a free event to kick off the 2017 Shine the Light nonprofit leadership series.

Volunteer registration for the 2017 BMW Charity Pro-Am opens today

Volunteers can designate which organization will receive a donation for hours worked, and each charity will receive 100 percent of proceeds generated by their respective ticket sales.

Greenville Women Giving founders awarded Order of the Silver Crescent

Last Saturday, during a ceremony at Embassy Suites Riverplace, Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue Priester — co-founders of Greenville Women Giving — were awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent, one of three prestigious Governor’s Awards that “recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well being of South Carolina and her people.”

Morin Foundation to auction off 1980 O.F.C. Vintage Bourbon

The Morin Foundation is one of 200 non-profits across the country to score a bottle from the Buffalo Trace Distillery (Frankfort, Ky.,) who donated rare bottles of bourbon dating back to 1980, 1982 and 1983 to help the non-profits raise money for their causes.

Hollywild rewarded Americorps National Civilian Community Corps team

Hollywild Animal Park, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Wellford, S.C., that shelters and cares for “nearly 500 non-releasable animals native to five world continents” has recently been awarded an Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team to work on an infrastructure project.

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