In an age when radio is dominated by the same songs on repeat and pre-programmed content, radio stations with actual variety are becoming a rarity, and rarer stil, are stations with purely local content. In downtown Union, WBCU has been broadcasting from the same location since 1949, and just as it did in its early days, the station still focuses on local news, sports, and weather, mixed into its country music format.
Fresh Air Friday: Stumphouse Tunnel & Issaqueena Falls A favorite of In The Know Upstate, Stumphouse Tunnel, and Issaqueena Falls have been featured in other ITK articles such as Adventures of the Upstate, Upstate Did You Know, and Daytripper. Now they are having their Fresh Air Friday debut. Tips To Breathe In Difficulty: Easy Price: $2 Parking…
It is almost time to put up the tree and deck the halls. Some of you reading this may actually have your halls already decked, and there is nothing wrong with that. With this festive time of the year, there is one age old question that can stir up debate. Do you prefer a real or a fake tree? People are passionate on both sides, but if you find yourself squarely in the real camp, there are a lot of options for you to channel your inner lumberjack. Whether you are looking to stay local, or make an adventure out of it, there’s a Christmas Tree Farm for you.
Your Beard And You: A Guide to Your Facial Follicles In recent years, beards are back in a BIG way. There is a whole movement around barbers, beard care and maintenance, and manscaping. We won’t be touching on that last topic, but there are so many things to consider while maintaining your beard. In the…
Jessica Sharp is a multi-passionate person who is channeling her passions into helping people. With a history of help, Jessica focuses her energies on young people and women. Sharp Brain Consulting is all about managing stress and retraining your brain to think positive.
The Gaffney Ledger dates back well into the 1800s. A family-owned business, The Gaffney Ledger strives to be a newspaper “in every sense of the word.” Planted fully in the modern age, The Gaffney Ledger can be found online and on Facebook.
In the inaugural edition of Fresh Air Fridays, we visited Paris Mountain State Park as it is one of the most accessible parks in all of the Upstate and just a stone’s throw away from all the amenities multiple city centers have to offer. Today, though, I want to talk about a particular trail within the park, one that I neglected for too long but am now wearing down the soles of my boots upon once or twice a week. That trail is the Sulphur Springs Loop and I currently cannot get enough of it.
Most people are aware of the bigger, more well-known charities in our area. They play a key role in our community, stepping up for the folks that have fallen upon troubling times. Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, Ronald McDonald House, The Salvation Army, Make - A - Wish, and many more rely on donations, advocates, and volunteers to continue making their impact. From ringing the bell outside the mall during the holidays to granting a terminally ill child’s wish, volunteers make a difference every day.