Greenville, South Carolina

What is Greenville, South Carolina known for?


national educational

later, the state network's primary, WRLK-TV in Columbia, signed on. The state network now comprises 16 stations. After years of receiving NET (National Educational Television) and PBS programs on tape-delay, it entered PBS' satellite network in 1978. In 2000, SCETV broadcast the first digital television program in the state. Since 2003, the state network has been known on-air as simply "ETV." - Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) '''WEPR''' '''90.1 FM


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) to the southwest. This created a huge "doughnut" in central South Carolina where there could be only ''one'' VHF license. WIS-TV was fortunate to gain that license, providing many people in that part of South Carolina with their first clear television reception. One of the country's most dominant television stations, it has been the far-and-away market leader for most of its history. Personal life Anderson was born in Greenville, South Carolina. He earned the rank


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several times, and the city is an active participant in the Special Olympics. The arts Greenville has been named one of the "Top 100 Arts Small Towns in the United States." The 100 Best Art Towns in America: A Guide to Galleries, Museums, Festivals, Lodging and Dining, Fourth Edition (Paperback) by John Villani (Author) The Bon Secours Wellness Arena, formally the Bi-Lo Center, brings national tours of many popular bands to downtown, and the Peace Center for the Performing Arts (Peace Center) provides a venue for orchestras and plays. A planned multi-million dollar renovation to the center's main concert hall lobby and riverside amphitheatre began in the Spring of 2011. Visual art A number of local artists operate studios and galleries in the city, especially the Village of West Greenville near downtown. The Metropolitan Arts Council and Upstate Visual Arts provide a number of public events that focus on the visual arts, including the First Fridays Art Walk, Greenville Open Studios, and the West Greenville Arts Festival. Greenville also provides some notable fine arts museums: *The Greenville County Museum of Art, home of the Andrew Wyeth Collection (Andrew Wyeth), was founded with a significant contribution from local industrialist, Arthur Magill. It contains pieces by Jackson Pollock, Jonathan Greene, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jasper Johns and William H. Johnson. *The Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery contains a diverse collection of European masterworks Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery Music Greenville's music scene features live performances by local Jazz, Country, and Rock bands. Lynyrd Skynyrd played their last concert with all original members in Greenville, on October 19, 1977. '''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).


musical influence

musician from Greenville, South Carolina. He is known as the frontman of the California-based rock band, Eagles of Death Metal. He cites Little Richard as his biggest musical influence and inspiration. Early


video production

television stations across the Midwest and Southern (U.S. Southern states) regions of the United States. On top of that, cable advertising sales group CableVantage Inc., video production facility Take Ten Productions and broadcast equipment distributor Broadcast Merchandising Corporation were also some of its assets. In February 2010, the Tribune-Democrat reported that television reports from Greenville, South Carolina stated that the Chiefs would be relocated to Greenville


guitar stories

, South Carolina United States DATE OF DEATH April 29, 1981 '''Billy Roberts''' (born William Moses Roberts Jr., August 16, 1936, Greenville, South Carolina) is an American songwriter and musician credited with composing the 1960s rock music standard "Hey Joe" Billy Stapleton Guitar Stories: Billy Roberts (of which the best known version


historic main

;ndash;Easley (Easley, South Carolina) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greenville-Mauldin-Easley metropolitan area). Greater Inman is within close proximity to the Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina)-Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina)-Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) metroplex. Inman residents have access to nearby Lake Bowen that affords water recreational sports and fishing, and Inman is accessible by Interstate 26 and Interstate 85. The city contains a historic

main street district, several houses of worship, and a school district. Spartanburg is the second-largest city in the greater Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina)-Spartanburg-Anderson (Anderson, South Carolina) Combined Statistical Area which had a population of 1,266,995 at the 2010 census.


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, is now the graduate arm of Erskine College, a liberal arts college established in 1839, affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. death_date origin Greenville, South Carolina, United States instrument Guitar, Vocals (Human voice) Early years White was one of four children born to Reverend Dennis and Daisy Elizabeth White, on February 2, 1914, in the black section


singles play

, published by ''USA Today'', 2004-09-09. Retrieved 2007-09-28. Hampton began her college career playing tennis for Furman University. She went on to be an honors graduate and champion tennis player at Presbyterian College. Hampton led the school team, the Blue Hose, to three consecutive South Atlantic Conference women’s tennis tournament titles. She was undefeated in three years of conference singles play.


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, to Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, as well as some biblical studies books from her personal library. Her will stipulated that BJU should use the farm for retreats and special meetings "with a Christian emphasis", but the distance of the estate from the South Carolina campus rendered it mostly useless. In May 1976, BJU traded the Moorehead farmlands with an Ohio college for $25,000 and a collection of her library books. Moorehead also left her professional papers, scripts, Christmas cards and scrapbooks to the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Early life Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Browder grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. His parents were race car owners and operators. Ben Browder Biography (1962-) He attended Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina and graduated with a degree in psychology. He was a star player on the Furman football team. Browder met his wife, actress Francesca Buller, while studying at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, to John Ansel who was an immigrant from Württemberg in Germany and Fredrika Bowers, also a German immigrant, Martin grew up in the German "colony" of Walhalla, South Carolina. He was admitted to the bar in 1870, first practicing law in Franklin, North Carolina, for four years, then in Greenville, South Carolina, where he became involved in politics. He served in the state legislature between 1882 and 1888, then was elected solicitor in the eighth Judicial Circuit, where he stayed until 1901. - Halstead Observatory Princeton, USA Roper Mountain Science Center, http: www.ropermountain.org Observatory observatory.shtml Greenville, SC (Greenville, South Carolina) 58.4 cm (23″) 9.8 m (32 ft) 1881 by Alvan Clark & Sons - birth_date '''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).

Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville is the largest principal city of the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA), a metropolitan area (United States metropolitan area) that covers Greenville, Laurens (Laurens County, South Carolina), Anderson (Anderson County, South Carolina) and Pickens (Pickens County, South Carolina) counties and had a combined population of 850,965 as of 2013.

Since South Carolina law makes annexing the urban area around cities difficult, Greenville's population is larger than what it is said to be. The 2010 city population is 58,409 while the total urban area population is 400,492.

As of the census of 2010, there were 58,409 people, 24,382 households, and 12,581 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,148.0 inhabitants per square mile (829.4 km²). There were 27,295 housing units at an average density of 1,046.9 per square mile (404.2 km²). The racial composition of the city was 62.12% White (White (U.S. Census)), 31.54% Black (Black (U.S. Census)) or African American, 3.44% Hispanic (Hispanic (U.S. Census)) or Latino (Hispanic and Latino Americans) (of any race), 1.27% Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 0.14% Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 0.06% Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)), 1.37% of other races (Race (United States Census)), and 1.11% of Two or more races (Multiracial American).

There were 29,418 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.7% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 13.8% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,144, and the median income for a family was $44,125. Males had a median income of $35,111 versus $25,339 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,242. About 12.2% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.7% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.

class "wikitable sortable collapsible" style "font-size: 90%;" + '''Greenville Racial Breakdown of Population''' - ! Racial composition !! 2000 !! 2010 - White (White American) 62.1% 64.0% - Black (African American) 34.0% 30.0% - Asian (Asian American) 1.3% 1.4% - Native (Native Americans in the United States) 0.14% 0.25% - Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander) 0.06% 0.09% - Two or more races (Multiracial American) 1.1% 1.8% - Other (Race in the United States) 1.3% -

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