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.
Global Entrepreneurship Week: Planning the Week Ahead All over the world, from Brazil to Lebanon to Uganda to right here in the Upstate, businesses and communities are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week with events that encourage entrepreneurial growth and foster an environment that will allow those small businesses to flourish. Here in the Upstate, the network…
As that one really, REALLY popular show states, “Winter is coming.” Yeah, now you know what I am talking about. With the colder weather, people tend to stay inside, snuggle up, and watch TV. We here at In The Know Upstate happen to love TV shows, and we know you do too. That is why we wanted to share our love with you. Each tribe member is going to tell you about their all-time favorite show, a show they are currently obsessed with, and a show they have binge watched. Consider this the In The Know Upstate TV Guide. Happy viewing, Upstaters!
Pickwick Pharmacy is a family-run pharmacy on Augusta Street. The pharmacy also serves lunch and specializes in local goods. Three generations of the Odom family have had a hand in making the pharmacy a success.
Something lurks in the dark at the Abbeville Opera House...at least that is what the legend says. The ITK Tribe was on the case as they bravely volunteered to conduct a ghost hunt. The folks at the Abbeville Opera House were so gracious enough to host us. From spooky figures to falling flashlights, did we encounter a ghost? Regardless, we had a great time exploring this historic, majestic building.
Puttin' On The Ritz: Upstate Theatre For All Ages When was the last time you went to the Theatre? No no, not the kind with surround sound, popcorn, and sticky seating. We’re talking about the thrill of live actors and expertly crafted sets. There are so many theatres and theatre companies all over the Upstate…
BREAKING: The area should be on high alert, as more Upstate Urban Legends have been spotted in the vicinity. We know how much you love hearing about supposed hauntings and activity around the Upstate and with Halloween coming up we figured it was the perfect time to share our newest findings. This is the Reckoning, Upstate Urban Legends – The Reckoning. Stay alert Upstaters.
Lights. Camera. Action! The Upstate is full of talent, but sometimes it lacks the glitz and glamour of other locations. That being said, there are probably more Upstate connections to Hollywood than you would think; in fact, each of the ten counties of the Upstate has their own claim to fame. Whether it’s an actor going on to be in a big name movie, or a classic film being shot in your town, find out about it in Upstate Did You Know Part 2: The Upstate Goes Hollywood.
When fall comes around, the Upstate comes to life. Who doesn’t love cooler weather, colorful leaves, and of course, all of the pumpkin spiced lattes imaginable? But fall is so much more than those things - it is a time to gather, experience, and fall in love with your local community all over again. So, we have scoured the Upstate to find all the best festivals for the upcoming months that you won’t want to miss out on. Keep checking back through November to stay up-to-date with the fun festivals and happenings that the Upstate has to offer.