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 …

The Total Eclipse in Travelers Rest

August 7, 2017

We’ve all been hearing about the eclipse for months now. Local schools won’t be in session until the day after the eclipse and South Carolina is projected to receive literally millions of tourists who are driving to our state just to view this rare total eclipse. It’s a big deal.     And we’re lucky because …

This Month at the Market: August 2017

August 3, 2017

It’s no exaggeration to say that the Travelers Rest Farmers Market is award winning and trend setting.  Each Saturday morning (from 8:30 to noon) at Trailblazer Park you can find a plethora of folks selling and buying local produce, crafts, meats, food, pottery and so much more.  You can listen to bands, do group yoga, sample pralines …

A Community of Art; A Source of Pride

August 1, 2017

  Driving through Travelers Rest, it’s impossible to miss the brick wall near Farmhouse Tacos that is being transformed into a colorful piece of art, one that reflects so many of the joys of living in T.R.  Furman students sit in front of the wall as cars and people pass by.  Painting a mural means …

Bats & Cotton in Travelers Rest

July 24, 2017

Written by Guest Contributor Tim Davis   What do bats have in common with cotton?     It seems like the two things could hardly be more dissimilar. Bats fly around the sky at night eating insects. Cotton is often eaten by insects (particularly the boll weevil). Bats hang upside-down from the ceiling. Cotton grows …

Free Books, Food and Youthful Enthusiasm: What could be better?

July 20, 2017

If you’re riding on the Swamp Rabbit Trail or eating lunch on the porch at The Café at Williams Hardware, you might see something new and quite special out back.  It’s a small stand with what looks like a miniature house sitting on top.  If it was bigger, you’d be tempted to live there. When …

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