Kathy Stone has owned The Gray House in Starr for almost 33 years and has grown the rural restaurant into a dining destination, a bed and breakfast and a sought-after site for weddings and special events.
Author: Livin' Upstate SC
The owners of the Upstate’s first and only all-socks store are as passionate about giving back to the community as they are about socks.
At almost 10 acres, Twin Creeks Lavender Farm in Williamston features five acres and seven varieties of the fragrant herb and a commercial kitchen where more than 100 products are made using all natural, organic ingredients.
A new website, StartGrowUpstate.com, that connects entrepreneurs with business resources across the Upstate has been launched by Ten at the Top.
Wendy Gillespie remembers the excitement of going on trips to New York with her mother, who was a buyer for Baby Superstore. After a career in banking, Gillespie has found her way back to the world of designers and buyers as the owner of Pittypat’s Clothing Co.
Tom Hampton gained an appreciation for farm-fresh products as a child in the early 70s watching his mother tend a five-acre garden, do her own canning, and create and cook family recipes. But it would be more than 30 years before he would lay the groundwork for Hampton Acres and its all-natural products.
Flowers are in colorful fashion across the Upstate in June with the South Carolina Festival of Flowers in Greenwood and the South Carolina Sunflower Festival in Anderson.
The Anderson Arts Center is hosting a new exhibit entitled Pushing Pop that offers visitors the opportunity to experience the art of popular culture through multiple mediums.