Clemson, BJU named best colleges in South Carolina

High school graduates may want to consider these universities, according to Schools.com.

New Veterans Memorial in City Park gets thumbs up from City Council

Greenville City Council has endorsed the idea of having a veteran’s memorial in the city’s planned signature park now referred to as City Park.

White Duck Taco Shop serves seriously fast, low-cost fare

The taco shop’s quick service time is just as much a signature feature as the crispy pork belly with pickled watermelon rind taco.

New artwork coming to Main Street’s recycling bins

Last weekend, 87 artists participated in the Metropolitan Art Council’s “Flat Out Under Pressure,” a 24-hour two-dimensional art competition whose winners have their work reproduced on recycling bins.

University of South Carolina tuition going up; school officials call for more state support of higher ed

Students at the University of South Carolina in Columbia will pay 3.46 percent more in tuition next school year, and school officials blamed the increase on the state not contributing enough money for higher education.

This Week in UBJ: A Quiet Man’s Resounding Influence

Tee Hooper’s low-key leadership, BMW in the Upstate turns 25, more fun and games on Main Street, and more.

OPINION: Serious legal issues cloud the future of GHS

I am not against such a partnership. I am also not against empowering GHS to have the legal authority to enter into this partnership. However, I believe GHS currently does not have the ability to legally enter into a contract of this nature.

OPINION: GHS, Palmetto partnership is a win-win

From where I sit — first and foremost as a patient, and second, as someone who regularly hears about the impacts of health care on our business community — I see this partnership as a win-win for the Upstate and Midlands communities.

Rally for Trains event to be held at Greenville Amtrak

The National Association of Rail Passengers has scheduled a Rally for Trains event from 10 a.m. to noon at the Greenville Amtrak Station at 1120 Washington St. to protest the White House’s proposed budget that cuts funding for long-distance passenger rail travel.

What’s Happening This Weekend: June 23–25

Every Thursday, we give you a list of 10 events happening this weekend in the Upstate.

Greenville Zoo welcomes new Amur leopard cubs

Spoiler alert: They are adorable.

Bon Secours St. Francis announces Teen Cancer America unit

In partnership with First Citizens Bank and Teen Cancer America, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System announced Wednesday plans to open a new inpatient Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer unit at its downtown Greenville facility.

County unveils interactive map to connect people to health care, other services

The map allows users to locate bus stops, parks, educational institutions, affordable housing, health centers, and more throughout Greenville County.

DHEC, Clemson University launch statewide Adopt-A-Stream program

Residents who join the program are expected to monitor water quality in the streams and rivers around the state and report evidence of illegal discharges.