4 locally owned stores to visit near NGU

Michael Blackwood, Assistant Editor

1. Homebody

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Photo courtesy of Michael Blackwood

Homebody is a small boutique in Travelers Rest, SC. They sell all sorts of fun and unique items for the home. Most of their items are of European or Japanese origin, but they also sell items from the Americas. Homebody is located on Poinsett Hwy. in downtown Travelers Rest.

2. Poppington's Gourmet Popcorn

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As the name implies, Poppingtons is a popcorn store in downtown Greenville. All of the popcorn is made fresh in the store. They offer many different flavors and will even work with a customer to create a custom flavor. Poppingtons is located on the corner of McBee and Main Street in downtown Greenville.

3. The Vault

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The Vault specializes in retro sports apparel. You can find retro hats, shirts and jerseys for all of your favorite sports teams along with banners, flags, other memorabilia and a few original shirts. They also carry items for local teams and teams that are no longer around. The Vault is located on Main St. in downtown Greenville. 

4. Sunrift Adventures

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Sunrift Adventures, located in downtown Travelers Rest, carries everything you need for an adventure. They carry gear for kayaking, biking, camping or just for a leisurely walk. Sunrift Adventures is located on Center St.