Travelers Rest makes it into final round of 'Coolest Small Towns' contest
For the second time in as many years, Travelers Rest has made it into the final round of a national contest to find the “coolest” small town in America.
In December, Travelers Rest finished with the second-highest number of online votes in the preliminary round of the annual contest, which is organized each year by Budget Travel magazine.
Using the total number of first-round votes as a guide, the list of entrants was narrowed to 15 finalists.
Last year, the city finished in eleventh place out of a total of 924 entries, with just 2/10 of one percent separating the city from a top-10 finish.
Online voting in the contest runs through 12 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
• To vote for Travelers Rest, visit the Budget Travel contest website here.
• You can vote once every 24 hours, so visit the site each day for the contest period and cast your vote for Travelers Rest.
• You can vote during each 24-hour period from multiple IP addresses, so be sure to vote every day from home, work, your mobile device, wi-fi hotspots, etc.
Read more about the Budget Travel contest on the Travelers Rest Tribune here.
Chamber announces 2014 board members, chairpersons
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Travelers Rest Christmas Parade Canceled
"After careful consideration, the Parade Committee, in coordination with local officials, has decided for the safety of all to CANCEL the Christmas Parade scheduled for tomorrow at 10:00 am. We would like to invite all who are able to join us at the Bank of Travelers Rest for our regular reception at 11:00 am as we continue to celebrate this wonderful season together.
Please come and join our Mayor, members of City Council, elected officials, Business Persons of the Year, Citizen of the Year, and many more. Our Disney Princesses will be available for pictures and Santa has scheduled to join us.
There will toys and candy distributed and entertainment by our own Greenville Heritage Textile Band in addition to the wonderful music usually provided by the singers at the Bank of Travelers Rest.
Thank you so much for your understanding and we hope to see you at 11:00 am at 42 Plaza Drive in Travelers Rest.
Please help us spread the word by sharing this on FaceBook and forwarding your emails.
Diana L. Kilgore, for your Parade Committee
For more information, visit the Travelers Rest Christmas Parade Facebook page here.