K9 Stryker with Handler James Compton
Greer Police Department K9s, Boss and Stryker, will each receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
Scott Tompkins of the Greer Fire Department reads to a fifth grade class at Chandler Creek Elementary Tuesday morning, as part of the Real Men Read program.
Policemen, firemen, athletes, businessmen, fathers and grandfathers stopped by Chandler Creek Elementary on Tuesday to read to students, promote literacy and share about their professions. Assistant principal Jennifer Dodds said the program, called Real Men Read, illustrates that reading is important and enjoyable.
Lisa Scott
Duncan Mayor Lisa Scott announced she is running for the S.C. Senate District 12 seat so she can be “a voice of change.” The 1981 Byrnes High School graduate and manager of Lisa Cooley Scott Properties LLC said her decision to run stems from her desire to see positive changes in a number of areas.
The Eastside boys used a late surge to storm past Greer last Friday night, knocking off the Yellow Jackets, 65-35.
A second half explosion allowed the Eastside boys basketball team to pull away from Greer last Friday, as the Eagles handed the Jackets their fourth region loss of the season, 65-35. The Eagles scored 35 points in the second half, limiting Greer to just 18.
Greer’s Diamon Shiflet could not put her team over the top against Eastside last Friday night.
The Lady Eagles remain unblemished in Peach Blossom competition after disposing of Greer last Friday night, 62-54. Eastside’s Taylor Thompson led the effort, scoring 23 points, including nine fourth quarter points, to help her team secure the win.
Mark Wood, known for his work with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, spent last Thursday and Friday with students in Spartanburg District Five, teaching them how to play rock music on their stringed instruments.
With renowned rock violinist Mark Wood, Spartanburg District Five students learned more than just how to play rock music on their stringed instruments.
K9 Stryker with Handler James Compton
Scott Tompkins of the Greer Fire Department reads to a fifth grade class at Chandler Creek Elementary Tuesday morning, as part of the Real Men Read program.
Lisa Scott
The Eastside boys used a late surge to storm past Greer last Friday night, knocking off the Yellow Jackets, 65-35.
Greer’s Diamon Shiflet could not put her team over the top against Eastside last Friday night.
Mark Wood, known for his work with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, spent last Thursday and Friday with students in Spartanburg District Five, teaching them how to play rock music on their stringed instruments.

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Byrnes football players Chavis Dawkins, left, and Micah Young were honored at the team’s annual awards banquet. Dawkins was named offensive player of the year, while Young was picked as the team MVP.

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Byrnes football players Chavis Dawkins, left, and Micah Young were honored at the team’s annual awards banquet.

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Grace Christine Whitfield McCall, 92, widow of Earl Eugene McCall, died January 29, 2016.

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