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Long history hugs Greenville-Pickens Speedway's curves

More than three decades after NASCAR left it in the red clay, the heart of Southern stock car racing beats as strong as ever at Greenville-Pickens Speedway.

March 19, 2005, marked the start of its 60th season -- nearly 50 under the same owner ...

The Pavilion Recreation Complex

The Pavilion, located just off East North Street in Taylors, offers a variety of indoor and outdoor sports, activities and programs including summer day camps, after-school care, ice skating, ice hockey, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball and more. Other amenities include inflatable obstacle courses and private ...

Greenville’s dining scene part of Upstate culture

Greenville’s dining scene, long a diverse and rich experience, has burgeoned into a thriving, esteemed part of the Upstate’s culture.

Foodies are taking note of up and coming chefs and distinguished restaurants around town. But there’s plenty of good eats for diners of every ...

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Generous gift launched Peace Center, community support keeps it strong

The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, the South Main Street venue launched with a generous gift from Greenville's Peace family, marked a milestone birthday in 2010.

The Broadway hit "Wicked" played to full houses for three weeks in January and February of the ...

Greenville’s arts scene ranks with country’s best

Greenville’s arts scene just keeps getting better. The city has snagged a spot on the Top 10 list for “business-supported art scenes” in the fifth edition of John Villani’s “100 Best Art Towns in America,” due for release in spring 2010.

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Bi-Lo Center a major Upstate entertainment hub

The arena, which can seat up to 15,000 people, has played host to concerts, sporting events, rodeos, pro wrestling matches and much more since it opened in September 1998. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been a perennial visitor, and there have ...

Daytrips offer fun diversion

Roughly three hours away or less, these destinations in North Carolina, Georgia and elsewhere in state offer a convenient retreat for the whole family.

Asheville:

Asheville may be only an hour from Greenville, but it offers a very different vibe. Most are attracted ...

Region offers wide variety of college, pro sports

Clemson among elite in ACC

Nationally prominent Atlantic Coast Conference football and men’s basketball programs place Clemson University in elite company in college athletics.

Last season Clemson won the ACC Atlantic Division title in football for the first time and ranked among the ...

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Discovery Island Water Park

Discovery Island Water Park in Simpsonville proved so popular that after five years the county opened two additional parks in the summer of 2010.

The new ones are Otter Creek at Northside Park in Travelers Rest and 7th Inning Splash at Lakeside Park in ...

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The Children's Museum of the Upstate offers 79,000 square feet of fun

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, which opened in July 2009, exists to ignite a passion for learning – enticing children with interactive learning opportunities.

The museum began with one mother’s wish to create a place in Upstate South Carolina where children would be ...

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Greenville Drive sending players to the majors, breaking attendance records,

One season after the Braves ended a 21-year run in Greenville, a new minor league baseball team arrived.

The Capital City Bombers of the Class A South Atlantic League moved from Columbia to Greenville, residing in Municipal Stadium in 2005.

One season later, ...

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Fluor Field is symbol of revitalization of West End

Fluor Field at the West End is a 5,700-seat baseball stadium that opened in 2006 on South Main Street. It is Greenville’s fourth minor-league ballpark, and considered by many to be its most attractive. It stands as a prominent symbol of the West End’s revitalization ...

 
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