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.
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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.
Soapstone Baptist Church in Pickens County continues to capture international attention with last week’s unveiling of a monolith by Guatemalan artist Keith L. Andrews on the grounds of the church founded around 1865.
For the past four years, the Spartanburg Community College Foundation has spearheaded the college’s signature event, Economic Visionaries. This year, companies are turning their sponsor dollars into gap scholarships.
Ed and Ysante McDowell of Chesnee are adding new flavors and continue to find new outlets to market their Ed’s All Purpose Seasoning and Rub products.