Wild TR: Winter Wanders

Story & Photos by Tricia Kyzer   Chimophile: winter lover from Greek ‘cheimonas’ for winter and ‘philos’ for love  Every year I tell myself, I am not a chimophile. I

Bear Hunting in the Jocassee Gorges

by Clint Keels   I’ve hunted my entire life in some capacity or another. Deer, duck, dove and turkey throughout the Lowcountry and the Mountains. The primal drive to hunt

Take it to the Water: Upstate Fishing Spots

Photos and Story by Taylor LeBlanc   I often receive questions about the best places to fish for trout near Greenville, SC. There are many places to fish throughout the

Van Life: More Than Just a Hashtag

For more than four years now we’ve had the pleasure of telling stories about the people and the places of Travelers Rest. Although we genuinely love sharing the news and

Mama Did the Measuring

Every year, on the Friday after Thanksgiving, my husband and I settle in and watch White Christmas. We know every line, joke, and song. My favorite scene is when Bing

Buy a Cookbook: Support our Farmers Market

Travelers Rest is a town full of charm and delight, with annual traditions and events that our community passionately supports.   One of everyone’s favorite routine events is the Travelers

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

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