DHEC issues fish consumption advisory for SC waterways

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) issued its annual fish consumption advisory on Monday, warning residents to eat limited amounts of bass from two waterways in the Upstate. DHEC added spotted bass and largemouth bass from Lake Keowee and spotted bass from Lake Hartwell to its advisory for rivers, lakes and coastal […]

Greenville: Through A Child’s Eyes…

Through my daughter’s eyes, I’ve been able to discover all that’s new to Greenville – all that it has to offer.

Simpsonville Garden Club wins national and state awards

The NGC recognized the Simpsonville club for “its sponsorship of a superior flower show.”

Writing in the fast lane

When you think of go-kart racing, you probably think of unsupervised children on a sugar high that don’t quite grasp the concept of not riding the rails yet. Well lose that idea, because LeMans Karting is a 40-mile-an-hour karting experience that gets your adrenaline pumping. Since we don’t expect you to know much about karting, […]

Greenville to use county rec money for neighborhood parks

Agreement will mean more than a half-million dollars to city

TR Farmer’s Market executive director Adrienne Hawkins has her dream job by the mountains

Adrienne Hawkins is a master gardener, a painter, an adventurer and a mom, and she’s also the Travelers Rest Farmers Market executive director. She’s helped transform the TR market into one of the most talked-about farmers markets in the Southeast.

Like a Boss: How to float the river

Get your group, grab a bathing suit and drive 2 hours or less to one of five tubing sites in this article.

Stopping on the Trail — Travelers Rest, Part 1

To satisfy all inquisitive minds, we’re curating a list of stops to check out along the trail, starting with a few located in Travelers Rest.

Summertime smack down for mosquitos

Environmental issues facing the region by Chris Starker

The best pools you can buy memberships to in Greenville

With the heat index at 100 degrees this week, it’s crucial that you find a pool… and get in it. It might be midsummer, but it’s never too late to join or start looking for pool memberships for next year. So we did some research on the best pool memberships in Greenville for you and […]

The birds, the bees – and the goats

Backyard farmers are milking profits from urban animals

Greenvillians share their wild animal sightings

Bear on the trail “During the drought, we were riding bikes from Travelers Rest, and just before Furman, a friend and I were coming up the Swamp Rabbit Trail when I saw this animal. At first I thought it was a big dog, but it was a juvenile bear –—one or two years old, not […]

Getting to know your wildlife neighbors can help prevent problems

When people call wildlife specialists or city animal control officers to complain about wildlife they consider a nuisance, they probably could handle the situation on their own if they learned a little more about their backyard neighbors.

Boom town — Celebrating the Fourth of July in the Upstate

If you’re looking to get out and celebrate the upcoming July Fourth weekend with family and friends, here’s what’s happening across the Upstate.

Muddy Sneakers brings energy back to learning

Muddy Sneakers brings students a hands-on experience outside of the classroom and promotes the idea of focusing on the local and what’s happening in your backyard as opposed to the exotic.