Teach From DeHart: Matt DeHart Wins Emerging Teacher of the Year Award

He met me at the principal’s office by the school’s entrance. Matt DeHart, a fifth grade teacher at Heritage Elementary School, waited as I signed in and received my visitor’s

Dicey Langston: A TR Pioneer & Hero

Dicey Langston. Have you heard her name? If you don’t recognize her name yet, we plan to change that! Dicey Langston is a TR legend. But, she’s more than that

Denver Downs: The Fall Fun Your Family Needs

Denver Downs. If you’re looking for quintessential autumn fun, here’s where you want to be.     Denver Downs is a fourth-generation family owned farm in nearby Anderson County. It

Doodles Making a Difference

If you don’t have a Goldendoodle in your own home, you surely know someone who does. This popular pooch is playful, lovable, fluffy, and adorable. Here in Travelers Rest, they’re

Top 5 Bass Fishing Spots Near Travelers Rest

Story and Photos by Taylor LeBlanc   Bass fishing is immensely popular in Upstate South Carolina. Luckily, we have no shortage of good places to go nearby. SCDNR has published

Indie Craft Parade Artist Highlight: An Evening with Cory Godbey

For an entire decade, the Indie Craft Parade has been an event celebrating and supporting local and regional artists and crafters and makers. This year – its 11th – Indie

An Old Sweet Song: Memories

Last week our friend Kay Owen shared a memory of hers about small towns and beautiful flowers and walks with her grandmother. Her walk down memory lane was one we

Towns, Flowers & Sweet Memories

Story & Photos by Kay Owen   People sometimes have experiences that immediately trigger a memory of something belonging to their past. The smell of wood smoke may bring up

Picnics in TR: Our Favorite Places

story by Andrea Beam photos by Andrea Beam unless otherwise noted   Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of … well, summer’s almost over. Those days of soda and pretzels

Shift Your Fire: Bow Drilling

Every morning I step into our office, I fire up a candle or piece of incense. A lot of times, both. The ambiance and scent strike my senses while waiting