Greenville South Carolina environmental film

Environmental Film Playing in Greenville

This Sunday, The Last Mountain, an environmental film about the fight over an Appalachian Mountain top, will play at Greenville’s Upcountry History Museum as part of the 2012 Flicks for Thought. Flicks for Thought is an environmental film series presented by the Greenville Organic Foods Organization and Upstate Forever. Tickets are $5.00 and seating is…


Driver in a Columbia Hit-and-Run With School Bus Still Wanted by Police

On Wednesday, Feb 15th, in the late afternoon, a hit-and-run collision occurred with a school bus at an intersection in Columbia. Witnesses reported that after slamming into the front of the bus, the driver fled the scene, leaving behind the damaged vehicle and a stunned passenger. The Columbia Police Department has released a name in…


Greenville School Bus Accident Sends Several to Hospital

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, there was a collision between a school bus and a pick-up truck on Wednesday morning near Simpsonville. The accident occurred at 8:20 a.m. on Georgia Road near Greenville Technical College’s Brashier campus. The bus was transporting 51 Woodmont Middle School students when it was hit head-on by a…

Columbia South Carolina run/walk benefit

Columbia’s 16th Annual Race Judicata This Saturday

Now in its 16th year, the Race Judicata 5K will benefit the Women’s Shelter and Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands. Hosted by the Women in Law at the University of South Carolina law school, the event will begin Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. with race registration and the race will start at 10:00 a.m.…


Fiery Wreck on South Carolina’s I-95 Injures Nine People

Around midnight on Saturday, Feb. 4, an accident on I-95 injured nine people. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol officials, two cars collided near the 55 mile marker in Colleton County on northbound on I-95. The same two vehicles veered into the path of an 18-wheeler, causing it to run off the road. The semi truck…

South Carolina State House with statue of Wade Hampton III in the foreground

“Early Columbia Lecture Series: Part I, Columbia 1600 – 1850” Continues

The Historic Columbia Foundation will continue the first of its three-part lecture series on the history of Columbia, South Carolina next Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a discussion of the first educational institutions in Columbia. The talks, held in honor of the Foundation’s 50th anniversary, are led by author and historian Dr. Warner Montgomery. Early Columbia…


20-Year-Old Man Killed in Fiery Greenville County Crash

A tragic early morning semi-truck accident in Greenville County took the life of a young man on Wednesday. The wreck occurred at the intersection of Hammet Bridge and South Buncombe Roads in Greer just after 3 a.m., investigators said. Greenville County’s deputy coroner stated that the 20-year-old man, who was driving a Lexus SUV, died…

Children's consignment clothing sale Greenville

Greenville Children’s Clothing Consignment Event this Weekend

The semi-annual Switch-a-Roos children’s consignment sale is happening this weekend at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. The Spring and Summer sale takes place February 3-5 and will feature clothes, shoes, toys, maternity clothes and home furnishings with many items 50% off their already low prices. Anyone with a child knows how expensive the basic…

A trumpet player performs at the museum of art in Columbia SC

Auntie Karen Celebration of African American History Sat., Jan. 28!

The Auntie Karen Foundation will host its eighth annual Celebration of African American History on Saturday, Jan. 28. The FREE event features performances by local artists in jazz and gospel music, poetry, and visual arts. The Celebration begins at 11:00 a.m. in the Columbia Museum of Art on Main and Hampton Streets. Performances will end at…