Splash into Spartanburg County: 10 cool ways to enjoy Spartanburg’s rivers and lakes

Splash into Spartanburg County: 10 cool ways to enjoy Spartanburg’s rivers and lakes

Vivid blues and greens. Breezes as relaxing as sighs. Crystalline waters rippling like smile lines. Thrushes and warblers soaring overhead as woodpeckers tap out a constant beat.Rivers and lakes abound with natural beauty. Spartanburg County, South Carolina is overflowing with ways to splash into the blue, whether you crave heart-pounding adventure or relaxing shoreline

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Embracing Spartanburg’s Baseball Past and Present

Embracing Spartanburg’s Baseball Past and Present

[caption id="attachment_3534" align="alignnone" width="525"] Wofford students at the Wofford vs. USC Upstate baseball game March 5.[/caption] Despite the occasionally-cold conditions, March ushers - or at least should usher - in spring across Spartanburg County and that means plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy our area’s college athletics (Spartanburg is a College

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Celebrate Spring in Spartanburg

Celebrate Spring in Spartanburg

Few things in life are more joyous than the first few days of Spring after a long (and in our case, RAINY) Winter.Just imagine it with us: feeling the warm, golden rays of sun on your skin, hearing birds chirping with glee, seeing flowers blooming, and smelling fresh air after being cooped up in the house since around Thanksgiving. Yeah, that's the good stuff.This y

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Must Visit Parks in Spartanburg

Must Visit Parks in Spartanburg

Sure most parks have similar amenities—benches, picnic tables, and playgrounds—but they also have tons of features that make them completely unique and enjoyable in their own special ways.Regardless of your favorite kind of park, Spartanburg is sure to have one that has all the things you love. Learn more about all the wonderful parks in our area and be sure to add a f

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Spartan Race Stories: Crystal Pace

Spartan Race Stories: Crystal Pace

Spartan Racers often use the host city’s name as shorthand for a reoccurring race. That helps them remember more about the host city, with many racers deciding to visit again after conquering the obstacle course race.Crystal Pace – who visited West Virginia after racing there last year – knows this could be a big deal for Spartanburg.“If we can hold on to the ra

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Spartan Race Stories: Akash Garg

Spartan Race Stories: Akash Garg

Akash Garg climbed over walls, crawled through mud and ran through fire.All he wanted was to sit down, relax and have a beer at his favorite Downtown Spartanburg spot, Main Street Pub, with his fellow Spartan Race competitors. He wanted to show off his hometown with its vibrant restaurant scene and growing downtown.Last year, sore and tired from the race, Garg had that

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