Spend your Saturday at the Christmas Fair

In a year where we’ve been steadily reminded of what is truly valuable, we have learned to not underestimate the importance of small local businesses and the community in which

Cooking With Wood: Reconnecting With the Open Flame

Photos and Story by Clint Keels   We are closing the door on Fall up here. A Gregorian rush of endorphins will set in next month as the calendar hits

Running for the King: TRHS Cross Country Boys Place Second in the State

The sun is hiding behind the clouds. The track and the bleachers at Travelers Rest High School are shaded and muted. Several student athletes and their coach, geography teacher John

You Can Nominate TR’s Citizen of the Year

Loves TR. Makes a difference in the lives of the folks of Travelers Rest. Helps to make our community better in a host of ways. Committed to protecting and promoting

Discovery Zone: Find Your Trail in the Upstate

Story and Photos by Clint Keels   It goes without saying that we are spoiled beyond belief when it comes to location and commodity. Day trippers from Greenville, Simpsonville or

Support Compass of Carolina During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

A light in the darkness for those battling domestic violence, Compass of Carolina is hosting Chords of Compassion: Concert for a Cause presented by Wells Fargo, a free, private virtual

Fostering Great Ideas: Providing Luggage for Children in Foster Care

She was six years old when I met her. Big brown eyes, a little Southern drawl and a pixie haircut. I didn’t know then that this little girl would change

Need a Family Fall Adventure with a Short Drive? Head to Dollywood.

Travelers Rest received its name for its location – a resting spot before crossing the mountain to the next wide open space. (Or, a resting spot after crossing said mountain.)

Be a Part of the Art!

    Travelers Rest isn’t just a peaceful name on the map to us. It isn’t just a spot to get a delicious sandwich or to enjoy a slice of

Last Call: The Tomato Pie

Photos and Story by Clint Keels   It’s that time again. Bathing suits and White Claws (maybe) are about to hibernate for seven or eight months around Travelers Rest. The