Non-Profits, DSS Unite to Tackle Foster Care Crisis in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties

May 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

Six non-profit organizations, several Upstate churches and the USC Upstate Child Protection Training Center have formed a coalition in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services to raise awareness about the critical need for foster homes in Spartanburg […]

Local Students to Converge on USC Upstate for Science Fair

February 3, 2017 at 2:54 pm

Students from six Upstate counties will show off their academic skills from February 21-23 on the University of South Carolina Upstate campus during the annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair. Projects will be on display to the public from 9:30 […]

USC Upstate Offers Free Financial Aid Assistance During College Goal Event

February 3, 2017 at 10:42 am

Families preparing to send a student to college can receive free financial aid assistance and take the first steps toward submitting the critical Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during College Goal South Carolina at the University of South […]

Take Part in the Way to Wellville Survey

January 9, 2017 at 1:45 pm

We are beginning year three of our Way to Wellville journey here in Spartanburg! In late 2014, Spartanburg was chosen as one of five communities nationally to develop new and innovative solutions that amplify and accelerate community health. Sponsored by […]

Artists Co-Op to Host Holiday Retail Blitz on ArtWalk

December 15, 2016 at 6:03 pm

West Main Artists Co-Op is currently hosting its annual All Members Exhibition, and from Thursday, Dec. 15, through Dec. 24, a selection of the locally produced artwork will be discounted for the organization non-profit’s Holiday Retail Blitz. The Co-Op will […]

1BlueStringHubCity Singer/Songwriter Competition Registration Opens Jan. 1, 2017

December 15, 2016 at 5:51 pm

1BlueStringHubCity is an exciting new singer/songwriter competition for Spartanburg and surrounding areas. This competition, open to individuals, duets, or groups, seeks original and creative songs focused on this year’s theme of HOPE. Online registration opens January 1, 2017 and closes […]

A Rich Swiss Blend

December 5, 2016 at 10:19 am

A free clarinet and piano concert featuring two local musicians will be Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. at Landrum Presbyterian Church. “Cappucino: A Rich Swiss Blend of Clarinet & Piano” will be sponsored by The Music Foundation of Western […]

Dickens of A Christmas Moved to Thursday, Dec. 1

November 28, 2016 at 1:07 pm

Due to inclement weather, the City of Spartanburg has moved A Dickens of A Christmas to Thursday, December 1. Tree lighting is at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit  

Auction For a Cause Set for Friday, November 4

November 1, 2016 at 9:10 am

The Uptown Sertoma Club of Spartanburg will hold their 23nd annual Auction for A Cause, sponsored by our signature sponsor, JM Smith Corporation, to benefit six local non-profit organizations. The participating agencies are the Bethlehem Center, The Haven, SAFE Homes-Rape […]

Hub City Empty Bowls Soup Day Slated for Oct. 15

October 7, 2016 at 10:14 am

Hub City Empty Bowls’s annual Soup Day — a grassroots fundraiser to help feed local hungry people — will be Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chapman Cultural Center. The public is invited to select handmade pottery bowls and enjoy a […]