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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Preacher to the multitudes, the Rev. Billy Graham, dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died, the Associated Press reports.

Lawmakers want to force sale of GHS

Some Greenville County legislators want Greenville Health System sold and the proceeds used for property tax relief, to buy new school buses, to pay...

Upstate hospitals combat IV bag shortage amid flu season

In the midst of what health officials say is shaping up to be the worst flu season in nearly a decade, three of the region’s largest hospital systems are struggling to provide IV bags for incoming patients. 

Upstate colleges taking steps to address South Carolina’s looming nursing shortage

South Carolina will have 10,400 fewer registered nurses than it needs by 2030, and three Upstate colleges and universities are taking steps to address...

Governor’s School, city taking steps to protect iconic ‘roots tree’ during...

It’s probably the most famous tree in Greenville, or at least the most photographed, that American beech at the edge of Falls Park with...

After 40 years of traveling the country, former NBC News correspondent...

Bob Dotson appreciates a good story. It started at a young age. Dotson, the former host of “American Story,” the long-running series on NBC’s “Today”...

Greenville County students won’t have to make up January snow days

Good news for Greenville County Schools students — they won’t have to make up the three days of school they missed in January because of a winter storm.

Greenville’s John Warren announces run for governor as ‘political outsider’

On Monday, Upstate entrepreneur John Warren, founder and former CEO of Lima One Capital (now serving as chairman), announced his candidacy for this year’s...

The Firmament music venue to open March 2

When Greenville’s new venue, The Firmament, missed its projected opening date last October, it looked like co-owner Andrew Peek and partner Chad Hendricks’ concept...

South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy says he won’t seek re-election

U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) announced last week that he will retire from Congress at the end of the current term and leave politics...

Master plan to address Cleveland Park’s challenges and future

Like Greenville, Cleveland Park has evolved. The park, which got started when William Choice Cleveland donated a crescent-shaped 110 acres to the city in 1924,...

Furman selected to participate in prestigious Beckman Scholars Program

The program annually provides a select group of colleges and universities across the United States with grants to support undergraduate research and training in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, and the biological and medical sciences.

Greenville Zoo reveals gender of baby giraffe

Autumn, an 11-year-old Masai giraffe, gave birth to a female calf on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Movie money being passed in downtown Greenville

Business owners, you might want to take a closer look at your money. Greenville police are investigating at least four cases of counterfeit money being passed in the downtown area over the last week.

Travelers Rest businesswoman Pamela Evette is tackling politics with entrepreneurship and...

Pamela Evette has never done anything “halfway” in her entire life. According to the entrepreneur, it’s not even in her vocabulary. So it makes...

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