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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Furman University hosts third annual Bell Tower Ball

Furman University held its annual Bell Tower Ball at the TD Convention Center on Feb. 24.  The event celebrated the accomplishments of the members...

SC legislators respond to school shootings with 9 new gun- and...

Since the Parkland school shooting, South Carolina legislators have filed nine gun-related bills.

Greenville County Schools is reviewing safety plans in wake of Florida...

In the wake of the Parkland, Fla. school shooting, the natural question is, are Greenville County Schools safe? The answer from Superintendent Burke Royster is yes. “School remains one of the safest, if not the safest, place for children,” he said.

GCS not considering installing metal detectors at its schools

Greenville County Schools is not actively considering installing metal detectors at its schools, Superintendent W. Burke Royster said.

Following the Parkland, Fla., shooting, Upstate students are organizing a local...

The event is scheduled on the same day as the March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. Greenville is one of dozens of cities across the country that will hold a march to show solidarity and support for those traveling to the nation’s capital.

Where the sidewalk is… or isn’t

When it comes to requests from city government, sidewalks are one of the most popular. But even with a stepped up NSTEP program, it would take Greenville generations to have sidewalks on at least one side of every city street.

Greenville Health System: Compassion or Corporate Chicanery?

Not long ago, GHS's CEO Michael Riordan convinced the hospital’s trustees to agree to sell/lease nearly $4 billion of its assets to a “shadow”...

March For Our Lives Greenville to plan March 14 student walkouts;...

Twenty local students — 18 high schoolers and two college students — have come together to organize under March For Our Lives Greenville, "a sister movement of the national March For Our Lives created by survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting," according to a news release.

McPherson barricade opposition: closing access to city street is not normal...

Some who live near McPherson Lane say a barricade that has turned one end of the street into a one-way is not a normal traffic-calming method in Greenville, and they’ve asked the city to remove it as one of the items that residents may consider.

GHS withdraws application for new psychiatric hospital

Greenville Health System has withdrawn its application for a new psychiatric hospital.

Remembering Billy Graham, 1918-2018

In a country, and a world, more divided than ever along lines of faith, race, and politics, the number is staggering: The voice of...

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...

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