Union County beat Greer, 42-28, Friday night in a Region II-AAAA football game at Union.
Brandon Thompson threw five touchdown passes, four to Shi Smith, and Union County built a 21-0 lead with 10:50 remaining the first half to turn back Greer.
The Greer Medicaid office is closing Wednesday.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is closing the service offered to citizens from Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Blue Ridge, Lyman and Wellford. The Medicaid office is at the Greer Relief and Resources at the J. Verne Smith Center at 202 Victoria Street.
Author John Boyanoski will be signing several books Halloween in Greenville.
Boyanoski will be at Mast General Store, 111 N Main St. Greenville, on Oct. 30 from noon to 3 p.m.
The Greer Cultural Arts Council is gearing up for its latest production, a contemporary take on Lewis Carroll's classic “Alice in Wonderland” called “Wonderland High.”
The play, set at a modern high school, will bring to life all of the wild and wonderful characters fans of Alice you know and love as well as a few new ones.
Hollywild Animal Park received its third consecutive clean USDA facility inspection Wednesday, according to Kim Atchley, Hollywild’s executive director.
Hollywild has had two full facility inspections and one focused inspection since February. All three noted, “no non-compliant items identified during this inspection.”
As the Greer Inland Port continues to set new rail moves records each month a decision is being made where expansion should occur and when.
Rail volume at the port increased 18.6 percent during the first quarter, with 26,216 moves handled since July, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced today.
The Greenville Chamber has announced its 2017 Board of Directors.
Brenda Thames, who will serve as the 2017 Board Chair, received approval at the Chamber’s monthly board meeting for the 2017 volunteer leadership line-up on Thursday.
A Travelers Rest brewery won a silver medal in the Bock beer category at the Great American Beer Festival held in Denver earlier this month.
Numbskull, brewed at the Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Taproom, won the silver medal from among 36 entries in the bock category.
International Mold Corporation, a Michigan-based aluminum design and build company, is establishing a new manufacturing operation in Greer. The project at 865 Victory Hill Road is expected to bring $6.2 million in new investment and create 60 new jobs.
IMC offers a comprehensive variety of services, including aluminum injection, reaction injection molding (RIM) and blow mold design and build services, as well as engineering, in-house tryouts, in-house low-volume production runs, prototype and low-volume production assembly, 3-D laser scanning, reverse engineering scanning, logistics.
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (SMC) has received Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award for the third consecutive year (2015-2017), the only hospital in South Carolina to achieve that honor.
Patients have an average, 48.7 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award, according to Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation.
The boil water advisory has been lifted in Taylors, the Greer Commission of Public Works announced Thursday.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Stephen Unwin, founder of the British National Touring Company in London, will be in residence at the University of South Carolina Upstate from Nov. 7-14 to conduct seminars, Master’s Classes and to teach workshops.
Master’s Class sessions are held in the Studio Theatre and are free and open to the public. Class times are:
The food trucks are rolling into City Park Thursday for a return engagement by popular demand.
“We are reaching out to that group of people, young professionals, to provide a more adult event at City Park and if it can flourish,” City Events Supervisor Ashlyn Stone said.
Fatz Cafe parent Cafe Enterprises Inc. has named Jim Mazany, former president of Joe’s Crab Shack, its next president and CEO.
Mazany is a 30-year industry veteran who has also held senior leadership roles at TGI Fridays and Applebee’s. He takes over at the Taylors-based casual dining chain for Chris Thomas, who stepped down to “pursue other opportunities.”
Jason Clark was in a pensive mood when he talked about the meaning of being selected the Restaurateur of the Year by the Upstate Hospitality Association for his BIN112 restaurant in Greer.
It’s the second time in three years Clark’s BIN112 was recognized, virtually unheard of with all the quality dining available in the Upstate. It’s part of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) honoring the best in the state.
Travelers possessing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are reminded traveling with them through Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and all U.S. airports are prohibited.
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said an emergency order banning the devices would take effect at noon Saturday. That order includes all domestic flights and international flights to or from the United States, according to the FAA.
The Riverside boys and girls won the state Class AAAAA swim championships Friday at the University of South Carolina Natatorium. It was the boys fourth consecutive state championship.
The Riverside boys accumulated 427 points to outdistance runnerup Wando with 360.
If you are looking for a great place for a fashionable new hairstyle, Cuttin' Loose is the salon for you.
Cuttin’ Loose Hair Salon has been owned and operated by Connie Center for 24 years now. Cuttin’ Loose recently moved to its new location at 1243 Locust Hill Road in Greer. The hair salon offers a variety of services plus The Stitch Boutique, which has a great selection of boutique and personalized items.