— The Spartansburg Christian and Missionary Alliance Church had a successful Agriculture Festival in spite of the rain on Saturday morning. The festival went from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and featured speakers, free pumpkins and pumpkin decorating, a petting zoo, forestry demonstrations and vendors.
A Pennsylvania Railroad (PARR) “Bobber” Cabin Car — a caboose — made its debut at the Spartansburg Community Fair this year and the plan is to renovate it into a fair museum by the 100th fair in 2022.
If you were at the Spartansburg Community Fair last week — and I hope you were —then you saw two displays that took a significant amount of time and hard work: the flower gardens and the light display.
Wow—fair season is upon us already! The days are warm and the nights bring a damp chill. If you plan to be at the fair all day, be prepared for a variety of weather and temperatures. Rain boots, shorts, an umbrella, tank top, hoodie, jeans, flip flops, sunscreen, a parka — put it all in the …
Remember that crazy storm that came through Crawford County last Thursday evening? Well, our local chiropractor, Dr. Tim Purcell, was driving home in that storm. Just a quarter mile north of Spartansburg on State Route 89, a tree fell on his car. Local good Samaritans assisted him while wait…
The Spartansburg Grange building wasn’t always a grange hall. The 170-year-old building was originally built as a Presbyterian Church in 1849 and became a Congregational Church in 1866.
The 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 is this weekend. On May 30, 1911, a native of Spartansburg — Ray Harroun — won the first Indianapolis 500. He won with a time of 6:14:08 in his bright yellow Marmon Wasp, driving an average speed of 75 mph.