Backstage: A Q&A with Mill Town Players’ Will Ragland
If actor, director and scenic designer aren’t enough descriptions for Will Ragland, here’s one more — builder. Ragland has built two high school theater programs — at Woodmont and Palmetto — and the Mill Town Players, a community theater in Pelzer, formed in 2014 and now one of the state’s most attended community theaters.
Local agencies, Bon Secours join forces to fight Upstate sex trafficking
According to Shannon Piller of the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, one of the main misconceptions regarding sex trafficking in Greenville and the Upstate is the assumption that it’s not even happening here.
GLOW Lyric Theatre presents Valentine’s Day cabaret
In collaboration with Upstate Pride SC, the show features seven Upstate LGBTQ singers, actors, and dancers as they share personal experiences through dance, poetry, stand-up comedy and a myriad of musical styles including musical theatre, pop/hip-hop, and opera.
S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources hosts hunter education classes in the Upstate
While the classes are offered periodically throughout the year all across the state, now is an opportune time to become certified in preparation for the popular fall and early winter hunting seasons. Two of the upcoming classes will give Upstate residents this opportunity.
When Loyd Ford launched the “Stories of the Upstate” podcast last year, he had two goals in mind. One was to use the podcast to draw people to GreatUpstate.com, his community events website. The other was to create an audio biography of Upstate residents from every walk of life.