February 1st 2020
A wet and snowy Friday morning didn’t stop Ned Barrett from lacing up his running shoes to run the whole of the Beaumont Village neighborhood as part of his goal for the year — to run on every street and trail in the city of Spartanburg.
September 20th 2019
The Spartanburg Healthy Schools Initiative, is happy to announce that eight schools across Spartanburg County have been
named to the 2019 list of America’s Healthiest Schools by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
February 26th 2019
The Westside’s Wadsworth Trail is getting an extension across the Westview Elementary property as part of Spartanburg’s effort to connect existing trails to more destinations and to other trails.
February 22nd 2019
Spartanburg Regional Foundation & Partners for Active Living have received a grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve health in Spartanburg County. The grant will support prevention efforts through Eat Smart Move More Spartanburg, a coalition of diverse community organizations that SRF and PAL support.
January 21st 2019
2018 marked a banner year for the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail. This two mile rail-to-trail conversion is a recreation and activity hub with a skate park, community park, dog play area, and bicycle sharing system. Use of the Trail climbed over 100,000 annual uses for the first time in the life of the facility to 131,198. It is, arguably, the most used recreation facility in Spartanburg.
December 7th 2018
Duke Energy Foundation, Mary Black Foundation, and the Coalition for Active Youth announced an additional $77,000 for the bike park, which is the next phase of The Rail Yard. Thanks to these commitments, construction should begin in the first quarter of 2019.
December 1st 2018
Marshall Rogers rolled up his sleeves and got to work Saturday planting 15 trees behind Total Ministries along South Pine Street. He's a member of Boy Scout Troop 2 based out of First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg. Rogers decided after a recent trip to London to plant the trees as part of his Eagle Scout service project.