Spartanburg students create gift boxes for underserved

November 10, 2017 by  

Students from the Landrum Middle School in Spartanburg recently spent an afternoon packing shoeboxes with gifts and toys for underprivileged children as members of the Beta Club.

The activity was part of [Read more]

Spartanburg college appoints new dean

October 14, 2017 by  

Wofford College in Spartanburg recently appointed Demario Watts as assistant dean of students for diversity.

Holding a bachelor’s degree and [Read more]

Spartanburg to be shrouded in darkness by solar eclipse

August 1, 2017 by  

A solar eclipse will be coming to the United States later this month and Spartanburg will be in the path of a total eclipse, where the [Read more]

Rib King expands southern offerings in Spartanburg

July 2, 2017 by  

Carolina Rib King owner, Solomon Williams, recently purchased an industrial building 17,500 square feet in size on a lot of 3.2 acres in Spartanburg to increase the size of his home base.

Williams said that he has been focusing on concession stands at big rib fests but the new facility will enable him to have a community commissary and events center with kitchen space available for [Read more]

German grocery store to open in the Upstate

June 1, 2017 by  

Lidl, a discount grocery store based in Germany, is planning to open its first stores in South Carolina in Greenville and Spartanburg later this month.

On opening day, there will be a [Read more]

Major academic achievements celebrated by students in Spartanburg

May 2, 2017 by  

The first 13 students from Spartanburg High School are expected to graduate from Viking Early College, a program begun in 2013 that enables students to earn a high school diploma and an associate degree from Spartanburg Community College.

Henry Giles, President of Spartanburg Community College, said the program was [Read more]

Greenville Health Systems expands its services in Spartanburg

April 6, 2017 by  

A new surgery center is scheduled to be opened in Spartanburg this month by Greenville Health Systems.

The center, which will be just [Read more]

USC in Spartanburg produces multiple Fulbright scholars

March 2, 2017 by  

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States department of State recently recognized the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg as a university with two Fulbright Scholars. The Fulbright Scholar program selects [Read more]

Federal agency approves pipeline construction in Spartanburg area

February 9, 2017 by  

The construction of a natural gas pipeline, 55 miles in length, that will run through the Upstate recently received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

This means that a Certificate of [Read more]

Spartanburg non-profit distributes food for the holiday

January 13, 2017 by  

Begun by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal in 1947, Goodfellows recently completed its annual project to help those who are disadvantaged in Spartanburg by putting food [Read more]

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