Here’s how you can be 1 of only 600 people allowed to view the eclipse from the top of two GVL parking garages
Only 600 people will be allowed to view Monday’s total solar eclipse from the top deck of a City of Greenville parking garage.
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Greenville officials say one of the biggest concerns is people gathering on rooftops that are not engineered for rooftop gatherings. The extra weight can cause buildings to be structurally undermined, potentially causing a roof collapse.
“When the trolleys were discussed, a lot of folks thought it would be great to have stops in the neighborhood. But there’s a difference between wanting a stop and having that stop near your house.”
The roughly 5,000-square-foot plaza will feature lights strung from rooftop to rooftop, one-of-a-kind cast-iron light poles donated by local businessman and community leader Richard Heusel, and public art as a nod to the area’s thriving arts scene.
Professor Sarah Harcum will study better ways of engineering Chinese hamster ovary cells, which the drug industry uses to produce biopharmaceuticals.
Engineering professors John Ballato and Lin Zhu have received $3.2 million from the Department of Defense to refine lasers for possible military use.
Virtual Dementia Tour simulates the challenges a dementia patient experiences in doing everyday things.
For 18 years, Greenville’s Gillaine and Charles Warne have grown food and taught sustainable agriculture practices in Haiti to eliminate malnutrition.
Furman University has been awarded a four-year, $497,183 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase microscopes and more.
Clemson students love their school and Furman students have a knack for politics.
Clemson University, Presbyterian College and the University of South Carolina top newly released College Choice’s 2017 Best Colleges in South Carolina list.
This week, Clemson University and Auburn University — alongside Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri — announced the formation of the U.S. Tiger University Consortium, a coalition for universities that claim the tiger as their mascot.
The sale of the old Berea Elementary School to Legacy Early College has hit a snag.
The bad news: Clemson University is the latest public college in South Carolina to raise tuition for the 2017-18 school year. The good news: it’s the smallest percentage increase in two decades.
While the Reedy River has become a hub for recreation in downtown Greenville, some residents believe it needs more access points outside the city.
Save Our Saluda has partnered with Greenville County and other stakeholders to reduce sediment runoff in a watershed used by thousands of residents.
Prescribed burning is a practice that involves removing understory brush that can go up in flames during a drought.
Upstate Forever won’t challenge the state’s approval of a 55-mile natural gas pipeline that will run through hundreds of properties in Spartanburg County to the Lowcountry.
While QuikTrip has dropped its plan to build a convenience store in the Nicholtown community on Laurens Road, construction has started on a new store on another one of the gateways to downtown.
At least six outside developers — some of whom do business across the country — have expressed an interest in the prominent county-owned property, nearly 38 acres of high ground next to Falls Park.
Southern Investment & Development proposes 18 townhomes on West Stone Avenue, one block west of Main Street. Revised plans include central courtyard, ‘pedestrian-friendly’ feel, according to city officials.
Harris Teeter said in December 2014 it was re-entering the Upstate market with a new Lewis Plaza store. At site recently, however, no construction crews were working and just one wall had been erected.
Riders are not required to tip drivers, and unlike normal fares, Uber will not take a cut of the tips.
Tee Hooper’s low-key leadership, BMW in the Upstate turns 25, more fun and games on Main Street, and more.
The operating system that’s under development, known as S2OS, could make data stored and transmitted in computer and network systems more secure.
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