Podcast tells ‘Stories of the Upstate’

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.

End of the line for glass is only a drop in the bucket of recycling efforts

Inside the Outside: Environmental issues facing the region by Nancy Fitzer

NAMI hosts 5K for May Mental Health Month

Upstate residents can help raise mental health awareness and raise money

Final ballet performance melds classics with contemporary

On Mother’s Day weekend, International Ballet will carry out its mission to educate and inspire the Upstate

A musical week across the Upstate

Here is a list of standing shows at different venues throughout the Upstate area.

Marcus King Band highlights SxSE

SxSE Springfest is a two-day event with over 15 performers scheduled along with 20 or so arts, crafts and concession vendors.

Genre-busting sound hallmark of The Francis Vertigo

“Our sound is hard to describe,” Knights says. “It’s rock ’n’ roll, but it has some punk influence, some jazz influence, a little prog-rock influence.”

Feed & Seed brings produce to the people

Putting a local, juicy, just-picked tomato or crisp greens into the hands of Upstate residents is the goal of Feed & Seed, a food-system-focused nonprofit launched in 2014.

Dunleavy tapped to head Mary Black Foundation

Spartanburg’s own Katherine Dunleavy has been named president and CEO of the…

SCBT acquires First Federal

South Carolina Bank & Trust has reached an agreement to acquire First…

Tea party mulls GOP challenge

Harry Kibler, leader of the RINO (Republican in Name Only) Hunt wing…

Local business leaders envision 2011 recovery

The next few months will be relatively stagnant for the Upstate real…

How to help Haiti from here

The question is not whether to help, but how. Days after a…