Local alternative routes to becoming teachers address shortage

Although Greenville County teacher salaries have increased, a teacher shortage continues to exist.

Manufacturing: Made in the Upstate

Everyone knows the area’s marquee manufacturers, so the Upstate Business Journal looked at some lesser-known companies that make things we can’t live without.

Greenville County has one of the highest rates of unvaccinated students in SC — and it’s going up

“It’s amazing that the wrong kind of knowledge can get out and just spread like wildfire.”

SC’s tax-free weekend runs Aug. 2-4

South Carolina’s tax-free weekend is fast approaching — from Aug. 2-4, a laundry list of items will be exempt from the state’s 6% sales tax. See the list of exempt items.

Summer Road Trip: Day-tripping edition

Perhaps the Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau says it best:…

SC drops a spot in annual Kids Count rankings

An annual children's health and well-being report shows South Carolina dropping slightly…
South Carolina preschool

Nearly half of all SC 4-year-olds now attend state-funded pre-K programs

In the last 16 years, South Carolina has gone from less than…
Reedy River Run

Street closings this weekend in Greenville

The following streets in Greenville city limits will be closed over the…

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…

SC Senator: Education reform bill unlikely to pass this year

Teachers implored Greenville legislators to increase salaries, reduce testing, and take another…

Paying for plastic? Greenville councilman wants city to consider plastic bag fee

Greenville City Councilman wants city to consider imposing a plastic bag fee. Here’s why.

Out of pocket: Duke Energy’s proposed rate hike hit with criticism

Public gets chance to comment on Duke Energy’s proposed rate increase during March 14 public hearing. What has Duke proposed and how will it affect you?
Greenville County Schools

Education debate: GCS board supports disbanding education agency

  The Greenville County Schools board of trustees will send a letter…

Time for change? The potential impact two bills could have on students and teachers

If passed, twin bills in the South Carolina House of Representatives and…

Report: More than 10 percent of teachers left SC classrooms last year

More than 7,300 public school teachers in South Carolina left their classrooms in 2018, or about 14 percent more than in 2017.