Anderson and Greenville counties will co-host their fourth Bassmaster Classic when the world’s most prestigious professional bass tournament returns to the Upstate in March 2022.
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Paula Kirkland knew little about volleyball when she became the girls volleyball coach at Dorman High School 40 years ago. Today, she’s among the winningest coaches in the country with a career record of 989-157-5 and 13 state championships.
He’s a full-time physician and a part-time farmer. He’s also a husband and a father of 10. And if that weren’t enough, Dr. Brooks Smith has been called as the new bishop for the Simpsonville 3rd Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Despite popular events such as Beachin’ Fridays and the SOOIE Mauldin BBQ Cookoff, the Upstate city at the tip of the Golden Strip has never been a destination. But Mauldin officials believe that will change when its new City Center opens in the summer of 2022.
One of the few picking parlors in the Upstate, Breazeale’s Grocery Bluegrass on Liberty Highway near Pendleton offers a free toe-tapping good time every Saturday night where anyone is welcome to play or just sit and listen.
Greenville Textile Heritage Park got a recent boost with a $5,000 Palmetto Pride grant that will help keep the area clean as use of the park increases.
As spring approaches and you’re looking for things to do in the great outdoors, plan a trip to see these beautiful, blossoming spaces in the Upstate that are open to the public.
After 17 years in its original location on N. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville, Safe Harbor Resale Shop has a new address along Wade Hampton Boulevard that offers 5,000 square feet of clothing and accessories, furniture, home décor items, books and a lot more.