The Stories of the Upstate #143: "As a kid, I loved playing hockey."

               The co-producer/music director of Local Green Music, John Durham delivers our 143rd story.

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The Stories of the Upstate #141: "I'm an only child AND 1 of 15 siblings."

The City of Greenville Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Special Events, Anna Catherine Thornley brings story #141. 

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The Downtown Jam™ #12: Charles Hedgepath with Mark Dye, Matt Reynolds and Dr. Luv Beatz

Once a month, 3 to 6 local singer songwriters walk into a secret location in downtown Greenville.  They only bring their guitars, their stories and their original songs.  They play an entire free concert.  We record it and play it back for you on-demand 24/7 beginning the second Wednesday every month.  We call it "The Downtown Jam" and it's another way to thank you for listening and subscribing to "The Stories of the Upstate  #gvlmusic

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The Stories of the Upstate™ #140: "As a teen, the Merced, CA police asked me to leave their town."

             Our 140th story comes from Greenville's Swamp Rabbit Trail's County Deputy, Mike Jenkins

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The Stories of the Upstate #138: "I was a two time All American Champion wrestler in college."

                                     Story 138 comes from Spartanburg singer-songwriter,JJ Dae

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The Stories of the Upstate #137: "I had lots of barefoot moments as a kid."

The parish priest of Greenville's Our Lady of the Rosary, Fr. Dwight Longenecker delivers our 137th story.

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A Downtown Jam™ Exclusive Song: "I Gotta Roam"

On the second Wednesday of each month on “Stories Of The Upstate™ we launch a free concert, the Downtown Jam, for your smartphone, computer or tablet with local singer-songwriters and their original songs.  #gvlmusic

Here’s a JAM Extra™ Bonus Exclusive from the September 14, 2016 Downtown Jam with Charles Hedgepath, Taylor Moore and Jacob Johnson.

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The Stories of the Upstate™ #136: "I was a cheerleader and YES, cheerleading is a sport."

       We get our 136th story from Jessica Sharp, the Diversity Coordinator for Greenville Health System

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The Stories of the Upstate™ #135: " My childhood was getting dirty, playing in the creek and connecting with nature."

                             We hear our 135th story from the co-lead singer of the LOZ Band, Audrey Hamilton

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