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Best Bites: Danny Ford

Former Clemson football coach has a taste for good Southern cooking.

Bob Gillespie

Music Takes Center Stage in Greer

From Friday night summer concerts to juried art exhibitions to the famed Albino Skunk Music Festival, Greer offers something for every arts-minded visitor.

Marie McAden

Enjoy Plenty of Playtime in Greer

Greer City Park serves as the recreation centerpiece in a town offering golf courses, sports facilities, lakes for kayaking and fishing and neighborhood parks.

Marie McAden

Unique Experiences Await You in Greer

In Greer, you can pick up fresh-from-the-farm peaches, indulge your sweet tooth with handmade chocolates or take a guided tour of BMW’s U.S. factory.

Marie McAden

The James House Inn Is a Greer Treasure

A historic bed-and-breakfast or a comfortable chain hotel—Greer offers both to suit your needs.

Marie McAden

10 Reasons to Visit the South Carolina Coast in the Fall

Dog-friendly beaches, fall food festivals and oysters are in season. Just a few reasons why fall is the perfect time to explore South Carolina.

Staff Writer

Fido Will Love Fall at the Beach

Many of South Carolina’s most popular beaches relax the rules in the fall. Take advantage and enjoy a day at the shore with your canine companion.

Marie McAden

Condiment or Side Dish? The Lowdown on Chow Chow

Got a bevy of fresh veggies? Make a batch of chow chow to spice up your Southern dishes.

Libby Wiersema