Tim Davis: Author, Illustrator, Teacher and All-Around Nice Guy

September 14, 2017

Personal note.  Don’t expect this blog to be objective.  I have known Tim Davis for quite a long time and have been his colleague and co-teacher for many writing classes.  He is a truly caring and creative man and I have long admired his work and his ability to think outside the box.  Having said …

September 2017: This Month at the Market

September 7, 2017

We might be guilty of saying this with every new season, but we’re hoping y’all will overlook how we fall in love with our town again at every season’s change.  In fact, we’re hoping it’s something you’ll come to love about us actually.  Because it’s true – as the calendar marches on and summer turns …

Eating BBQ & Chunking Pumpkins: TR Town & Art Crawl

September 3, 2017

You can feel it in the air. The hint of fall.  The allure of lower temperatures and longer breezes.  The thoughts of pumpkin this and pumpkin that. We’ve all started penciling in trips to the apple orchard and long drives on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Our Pinterest boards are filling up with recipes for apple …

Groovin’ at the Grove Fall Concert Series Kicks Off This Weekend

August 31, 2017

As if you need an excuse to get outside in the evenings during this run of perfectly beautiful South Carolina weather we’ve been basking in …. Just the same, we find it our civic duty (and privilege) to keep you, our beloved readers, informed as to what events and gatherings make this sort of weather …

Nate’s – Meet the Man Behind the Restaurant

August 29, 2017

Almost exactly three years ago, Nate Corley opened the doors to a restaurant bearing his name. At Nate’s on Highway 414 near North Greenville University you can find pizza, Philly cheesesteak, wings and more.  The sauces and the doughs are all house made. Nate Corley is a family man – he and his wife have …

Saluda River Fishing Trip

August 22, 2017

Photos and Story by Corey Pelton   It was light enough to just make out the trail leading to down to the rippled shoals of the river.  The sweet smell of fresh spring vegetation mingled with the musty dampness.  The honking of geese erupted overhead.  A distant car sped past on nearby Hwy 276 en route …

Working Out at The Grove: A Unique Whole Fitness Class Comes to TR

August 17, 2017

You’ve heard soulful tunes and peaceful melodies drifting through the swaying trees.  You’ve feasted at Bovinoche and enjoyed your delicious Poinsett Club at one of the picnic tables.  This summer your kids have heard stories and you’ve sat in the grass watching them listen intently. In September you’ll have a new option for how to …

This Friday – It’s the Crawl, Y’all

August 9, 2017

Friday night is sure to be happening on Main Street in Travelers Rest this week. It’s the TR Town & Art Crawl this Friday, August 11, from 5 til 9 pm.     Bring your friends and your family and enjoy strolling up and down the streets, listening to the music and shopping at the businesses …

Local Restaurants Participate in Greenville Restaurant Week

August 8, 2017

Often it seems when a person thinks about visiting Travelers Rest, they are thinking about where they want to eat and what new restaurant they want to try. (Now, we know that TR has loads more to offer than fantastic food, but sometimes it is the food – the hamburgers and the crepes and the pizzas …

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