Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate Held a ribbon cutting for its 15th club Tuesday at O.P. Earle Elementary School. Clubs at O.P. Earle in Spartanburg District 1 and Pacolet Elementary School in Spartanburg District 3 both opened at the beginning of the school year and are the first clubs in their respective school districts.
Over 38% of Spartanburg County 3rd Graders are obese or overweight – Philip Belcher letter to the editor July 10 2012
Kudos to Spartanburg County Councilman O’Neal Mintz for his June 12 op-ed piece, “Upstate communities can learn from Belmont,” which outlined the benefits of planning for walkable communities. Councilman Mintz attended Upstate Forever’s recent field trip to Belmont, N.C., where he and other participants were inspired by that formerly fading mill town’s revival through policies and initiatives that support active living.