Op-Ed: The “All In” approach to workforce development

Hubbell Lighting pledged $25,000 to the Greenville Technical College Foundation for a new advanced manufacturing and engineering-related endowed scholarship fund.

Op-Ed: A final at-bat for Shoeless Joe

The fact that he had one of the purest swings ever saved him from a hard life, but not from a hard fate.
hispanic youth

Op-Ed: Including Hispanic youth

An integrated multicultural curriculum is essential in the Upstate

Op-Ed: Black women in South Carolina deserve equal pay

South Carolina’s elected Black women serving in the General Assembly are calling for the passage of “The Act to Establish Pay Equity.”
Wyche Pavilion

Op-Ed: DRB’s decision on Wyche Pavilion preserves building’s history

W. Joel Patterson says he respects the DRB for doing its job in the face of powerful efforts by the Peace Center board to overwhelm its opposition.
Wyche Pavilion

Op-Ed: Wyche Pavilion should stay ‘open-air’ landmark

The Wyche is one of two or three landmarks within our award-winning downtown that, when pictured in a publication, is immediately recognized as being in Greenville, S.C.

Op-Ed: DRB’s Wyche Pavilion decision is hindering progress

Provincialism has always been a major deterrent to progress, and there is no more flagrant example of this than recent denial of the Peace Center to renovate the Wyche Pavilion by the City of Greenville’s Design & Review Board (DRB). 

Opinion: Legislators ignore turkey-hunting research

By David Baumann, Steve Bennett, Billy Fleming, Robert Gooding, and Skip Still All writers are retired…

Senate set to overhaul clean energy and make solar more competitive in South Carolina

By R. Taylor Speer With the unanimous passing of the Energy Freedom…

Inclusion is good for business

By Mike Teachey When businesses create inclusive opportunities for individuals with disabilities,…

Mills Mill trees should be a valued link of Greenville’s past and future

By Courtney Tollison, Ph.D. As a historian, a former member of the…

Free tax preparation available in Upstate for families and individuals who qualify

By Meghan Barp You work a job or maybe multiple jobs to…

Retired colonel supporting Tommy Smith for Greenville County Sheriff

By Mike Stahl I support the former deputy director, United States Secret…

A week of jury duty and the unsatisfying absence of justice

I reacted to my jury duty summons much like, I assume, my…

The Community Foundation’s Sue Priester reflects on giving

At the end of this month my term as chair of the…