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Downtown Spartanburg trail extension opens, with more coming this year

June 1st 2023

Spartanburg’s River Birch Trail extension has been bridged over Lawsons Fork Creek and is now accessible from the Syndor Road trailhead all the way to Heywood Avenue. (By Christian Boschult, Post and Courier)

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Spartanburg food hub hopes to connect local farmers with schools, restaurants

May 8th 2023

PAL Spartanburg is working to expand its food hub to connect farmers to school districts and restaurants and increase the amount of local produce in the community. (By Christian Boschult, Post and Courier)

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Spartanburg’s PAL expanding trails to create future 55-mile network

May 1st 2023

(By Kennedi Harris, Fox Carolina)

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New link to nature: Spartanburg’s downtown River Birch Trail to double in length

April 21st 2023

SPARTANBURG — The paved River Birch Trail that runs along Lawson’s Fork Creek could double in length this summer. In early May, 30-foot and 100-foot bridges will each be lowered over Lawson’s Fork Creek, said PAL Spartanburg Executive Director Laura Ringo. By mid-July, the rest of the half-mile extension from East Main Street to Heywood Avenue should be paved and open to the public. (By Christian Boschult, Post and Courier)

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TIME Bicycles Establishing First South Carolina Operations in Spartanburg County

March 24th 2023

$6.5 million investment will create 105 new jobs and build the nation’s largest carbon fiber bicycle factory

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Beaumont Mill Village Pathway Ribbon Cutting

March 18th 2023

The Beaumont Mill Village Pathway is officially open as the newest segment of the Daniel Morgan Trail System (the DAN)! We had a great turnout at the ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place Saturday, March 18th and are so thankful to all the community partners that made it possible.

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Groups work to bring 31-mile trail to Saluda Grade Railroad

March 17th 2023

Trail would connect Spartanburg County towns to Western North Carolina, expected to have big economic impact. (Taggart Houck, WYFF 4)

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Here's how two new Spartanburg trails, extensions will transform city, county recreation

March 17th 2023

PAL (Play, Advocate, Live Well) Spartanburg has been spreading trails throughout Spartanburg, and they aren't slowing down. (By: Samantha Swann, Herald-Journal)

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