This week, Riverside High students will run, dance and play so that others may also. The school will host several student and community activities to raise money to support Camp Courage during Spirit Week 2014.
Weather postponed Olde Tyme Farm Day, but that didn’t stop hundreds of visitors from stopping by Vic and Gail Campbell’s Log Cabin Farms on Sunday to enjoy a taste of tradition.
Taylors resident John L. Thompson turned 81 last week, but it wasn’t your typical birthday party.
To celebrate, Thompson cranked out 81 push-ups, grinded through 81 chin-ups and completed an 81-mile bike ride to Lake Greenwood.
“It went well,” he said. “Got it done by about five o’clock, so not a bad day.”
Hook by hook, strip by strip, an old wool shirt takes on new life as a tree in a primitive landscape, a playful cat or a decorative snowman.
The options for traditional rug hooking are limited only by the imaginations of an upstate group dedicated to carrying on the historic art form.
Horse-drawn plows, molasses making, quilting, butter churning and other bygone traditions are back by popular demand. Gail and Dr. Vic Campbell will once again open their Log Cabin Farm to visitors during Olde Tyme Farm Day on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wade Hampton Boulevard looked a lot different when Leland Crim opened Crim’s Golf Center in 1994.
“There was a golf course across the street where the Bi-Lo is now,” Crim said. “It was a lot slower. This was on the outskirts of Greer at that time. It was a slower way of life.”
Behind the humorous lines, witty quips and quick jokes delivered by the cast of “Shrek the Musical,” a message of acceptance resonates throughout the play, reverberating from each song off the walls of the auditorium and between each laugh elicited from the audience.
He wanted everyone to know that he had a perfect life.’
Tim Bright died on Saturday, Oct. 4, after a four-and-a-half year battle with cancer. The Riverside High and University of South Carolina baseball standout, who alongside his wife Jenny founded the Brightlife organization to support cancer research, was 32.
The Byrnes Rebel Regiment played host to several area bands during Saturday’s C. Phillip McIntyre Tounament of Bands competition at Nixon Field.
Twice a year in the Upstate, deep fried Oreos, boiled peanuts, barbeque, bluegrass and camping synchronize, creating a festival that has gained notoriety and draws in atendees from all over the United States.