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Spartanburg Parks 2023 Wrap Up

January 2nd 2024

PAL is so grateful for the partnership of the Spartanburg County Parks Department.

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PAL's Food Hub Receives $661,775 USDA Grant

December 13th 2023

PAL: Play. Advocate. Live Well’s project will strengthen and expand its food hub’s capacity to serve more people in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, and provide increased economic opportunities for producers and food businesses in the region.

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Racing for socks and post-run cocktails: Spartanburg’s Turkey Day 8K is coming up

November 20th 2023

On Thanksgiving morning, a couple thousand people — maybe more – will gather below Morgan Square before galloping around town for Spartanburg’s United Community Bank Turkey Day 8K.

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Inman eyes growth as Saluda Grade Trail project nears reality

October 15th 2023

For the people of Inman, a proud community nestled on the doorstep of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwestern Spartanburg County, years of effort to bring new life to the community’s downtown are finally paying dividends. But what makes local municipal and business leaders almost giddy with excitement is how the proposed trail is likely to amplify and accelerate Inman’s economic prosperity.

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One Spartanburg, Inc. Recognizes 2023 Annual Celebration Award-Winners

September 28th 2023

Laura Ringo, Executive Director of PAL: Play. Advocate. Live Well! was recognized for her commitment to Spartanburg County’s trail system and improving health outcomes for residents by bolstering the county’s outdoor amenities.

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Public Invited to Give Input on Saluda Grade Trail

September 21st 2023

Two public meetings have been scheduled on the Saluda Grade Trail—in Inman, SC on Oct. 17 and Columbus, NC on Oct. 19. The public is invited to drop in, learn more about the proposed trail, and share their goals, ideas, and concerns. RSVP and get more information at the link below.

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Spartanburg’s Duncan Park celebrating 100 years set for redevelopment

September 4th 2023

SPARTANBURG — Located on 60 acres of woodlands, the city’s Duncan Park provides a variety of outdoor recreational activities. The park is currently commemorating the 100th anniversary of when the land was donated to the city for public use. It’s been a popular destination with a baseball stadium built at the site in 1926. While the park remains among the best-known in the city, work continues to make it a more welcoming space for visitors. (By Chris Lavender, Post And Courier)

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With $23 million grant, PAL maps out Spartanburg’s trail expansion plan

August 24th 2023

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg wants to expand its trail system into new areas of the city and county. Thursday night, residents got a first look at where the new trails will be built. Check out what PAL Trails Development Director Ned Barrett and community member Art have to say about the project. (By Kennedi Harris)

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