Around Town

Patrick Gentry
April 12, 2019 - 10:36 am
A South Carolina lawmaker has introduced legislation that would allow people with disabilities or their caretaker to apply for a special registration that would note their condition and alert law enforcement during a traffic stop. The proposal filed last week in the South Carolina House would allow...
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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2019 - 11:46 am
A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers. Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia retained his own economist to...
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Cones with Cops Greer
Ken Pauli
April 05, 2019 - 1:00 am
Greer Police are inviting families to join them tomorrow, Saturday, April 6, at a "Cones with Cops" event at Bruster's Real Ice Cream, 405 S. Buncombe Road, Greer. The Greer Police hope this event is a great way to interact with the community they serve while enjoying some good ice cream. During...
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Horse Show 1st place winner 2018
Image: MRM photography/SC Upstate Equine Council
Ken Pauli
April 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
It's two days of beautiful horses at the South Carolina Upstate Equine Council’s Spring Fling. This all breed horse show happens this weekend (April 6 & 7) at the T. Ed Garrison Arena, 1101 W. Queen Street, Pendleton and is billed as the biggest open horse show in the Upstate. Spectators are...
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Bass Fishing
Image: Jim Porter/Special to FLORIDA TODAY
Ken Pauli
April 03, 2019 - 3:35 pm
This coming Saturday is the 2nd annual Greer Centennial Lions Club bass fishing tournament on Lake Robinson in Greer. The tournament raises money for eye care and vision services in the Greer community. The event is open to the public and sponsored by Greer CPW. The winner of the biggest fish will...
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Patrick Gentry
April 01, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Camp Buckhorn at Paris Mountain State Park was a popular summer camp in the 1930’s but after a few years the cabins and the lake slowly deteriorated, until it has been restored to it’s heyday. Jason Hege Paris Moutnain Park State Manager says this project has been on his to do list for several...
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Patrick Gentry
March 29, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Seven law enforcement officers in South Carolina have been charged with taking bribes to falsify immigration documents, conspiracy to possess narcotics with intent to distribute and protecting drug trafficking. Five of those arrested officers are with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office...
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Ken Pauli
March 29, 2019 - 9:55 am
The Greenville Zoo will host its popular Get Out and Play Day this Saturday, March 30 from 9am to 1pm. This year’s event is sponsored by The Palmetto Basics , an initiative spearheaded locally by Greenville County First Steps that features five fun, simple and powerful ways to help children become...
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Patrick Gentry
March 28, 2019 - 11:20 am
Upstate area adults who started college but never finished their degree have the opportunity to complete it through a new program offered by Converse College at the University Center in Greenville (UCG). Converse College’s coeducational Degree Completion Program will start in June and is accepting...
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Patrick Gentry
March 27, 2019 - 10:34 am
Yesterday's special election in Greenville County's District 6 State Senate seat drew a lot of attention from several Democrats seeking their party's presidential nomination. All that attention is due to the early primary voting status of South Carolina. Democrat Tina Belge faced Republican state...
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