Lillian Brock Flemming knows as a single vote on a seven-member City Council, she can’t accomplish much by herself. But her ability to work with residents, fellow councilmembers and the private sector has allowed the veteran council member to get things accomplished. She’s running for another term as District 2 representative.
Sometimes residents of McDaniel Avenue feel like they live next to a drag strip as cars roar past at speeds up to twice the posted limit. But they could soon get some relief as the Greenville City Council plans to include $100,000 in its 2017-18 capital improvement plan budget for traffic-calming measures on the busy cut-through to downtown from Augusta Street.
South Carolina Republicans see an opportunity to craft a better solution.
Lillian Brock Flemming has held the Greenville City Council District 2 seat since 1981, but this election the Democrat has at least one challenger, Republican Matt Cotner.
Greenville resident and mental health advocate Paton Blough is planning to run as an independent for South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District in 2018.
In popular perception, eating disorders most commonly affect female adolescents and young women, but the mental illness’ victims are far more wide-ranging.
In rural Greenville and Upstate areas where a car crash victim might bleed out before reaching the nearest trauma center, there are rescuers on wings, swooping in to save lives. Pilots, paramedics, and nurses rescue hundreds of people each year with the Greenville Health System’s MedTrans helicopter and AirMed Regional fixed-wing medical plane EMS programs. The […]
The stars are twinkling again at Greenville’s Roper Mountain Science Center.
Heart disease has been considered a “man’s disease” for a long time when in fact it is the leading killer of both women and men. The difference (and the problem) lies with the fact that symptoms can vary greatly between men and women, and many people don’t realize it. While pressure or chest discomfort are […]
Scientists have identified five of the oldest and largest gamma-ray blazars yet known, a discovery that may unlock the mysteries of deep space.
Monarch Elementary was named one of five Palmetto’s Finest Schools Tuesday. A.J. Whittenberg Elementary was a finalist for the award, considered by many as the top state award South Carolina schools can win.
The center is planning to construct a 24,000-square-foot facility that teaches school students about clean energy, pollinating insects, and more.
Parents, if you have a child who will be 5 on or before Sept. 1, Greenville County Schools wants to hear from you.
Several professors will hold free public forums this spring to talk democracy, science, morality, religion, and more.
“There may be an experience that takes them down a path they never saw coming, but it’s a great fit for them – something they love.”
Members of the Upstate’s science community plans to hold a rally in downtown Greenville on Earth Day to take a stand for the importance of public policies on science.
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.
A former tree farm in Pauline is now protected through a partnership between Upstate Forever and a Spartanburg County landowner.
The conference aims to create a healthy local food system through sustainable growing methods.
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.
Former execs fined more than $55,000 without admitting wrongdoing. Feds cite excessive spending and “reckless unsafe or unsound practices.”
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series racer Danica Patrick will display Spartanburg-based short-term lender’s logo on her helmet during the 2017 season and will be a prominent fixture in the company’s marketing efforts.
The Simpsonville-based electronics supplier will pay approximately $52.5 million in a deal expected to close April 10.
During the past year, the program has attracted participation from 14 vendors and produced $45,000 in donations and support for local charities.