Walkable Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Written by Hope Philbrick

Eight Things We Love About You, Spartanburg

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Can you feel it? That's love in the air.  Read More ››

Resolving To See More Spartanburg in 2018

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

I despise New Year’s resolutions – and they don’t like me so much either. Read More ››

Spartanburg’s culinary culture continues

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sarah McClure never dreamed of growing up to be an accomplished chef. But here she is, killing it. Read More ››

Should Spartanburg consider changing its name? To Sport-anburg?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

If this fall’s activities featuring athletics of all types are any indication, officials may want to consider it. Just think about the slew of special sporting events that Spartanburg has hosted over the past four months, drawing thousands of visitors and competitors to town:  Read More ››

Panthers training camp means millions to local state economies

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Carolina Panthers’ NFL season is nearing the halfway point with the Panthers sitting in first place, but the wins aren’t just on the football field. The three weeks the team spent practicing over the summer at Spartanburg’s Wofford College also meant big victories for the local and state economies, according to a new report from Clemson University. Read More ››

Spartan Race Spartanburg

Thursday, September 21, 2017

What’s more poetic than Spartanburg hosting its first Spartan Race in early November? Read More ››

How Panthers training camp went from fun time to big time

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

My first trip to Wofford College for the Carolina Panthers training camp was in the summer of 1997. I was a rookie sports reporter for the Spartanburg newspaper, still trying to find my way around town. The Panthers were coming off a magical second season in which they went 12-4 and beat the defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs. I remember struggling to focus in the heat of the South Carolina summer, trying to figure out what I was going to ask the coaches following practice. How was Kerry Collins going to improve on a fantastic 1996 season? (He wasn’t.) Was this the year Tim Biakabutuka was going to stay healthy? (It wasn’t.) I recall a few dozen fans watching the proceedings and some autograph-seekers being rewarded by players on the long walk back up the hill to the Richardson Building.  Read More ››

Tyger River Park celebrates five years of hitting it out of the park

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Built five years ago on 137 acres in the western Spartanburg County town of Reidville, Tyger River Park has quickly become one of the crown jewels of the state’s sports tourism industry. Read More ››

Drayton Mills Trail - A Getaway That’s Not Too Far Away

Friday, July 22, 2016

An urban trail in any city is a treat and retreat for both locals and visitors. It is a path of protected greenery that both skirts and winds through the concrete jungle of city life, giving walkers, runners, cyclists, and skaters a little time and distance to get back to nature without having to leave civilization. On Spartanburg’s east side, Drayton Mills Trail is one of those much sought-after jaunts that will allow you a nice little escape from all the hubbub of Sparkle City. Read More ››

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