A proposed penny sales tax increase will be on the ballot in the general election this Tuesday for Greenville County voters. Greenville County Council opted to let a referendum on the matter go to voters earlier this year. If passed, the tax hike will increase the sales tax in Greenville County by 1 percent for eight years.
The Greer Fire Department is celebrating 100 years of service in November. Much of its history is preserved in a featured exhibit at the Greer Heritage Museum.
It’s evident to anyone who is familiar with the Greer Fire Department that, throughout its 100 years of service, several generations of families have served the community.
Taylors Mill is currently home to several tenants, including Due South Coffee Roasters.
Taylors Mill is one of the surviving cotton mills that was operational from the 1920s to the 1960s. The historic building no longer sits vacant, due to the efforts of property owner Kenneth Walker.
Riverside blew past Mann Friday night, cruising to its third region victory.
Riverside picked up another key region victory last Friday night, downing J.L. Mann 37-7 during homecoming and remaining in the playoff picture. The Warriors are now 4-5 on the season with a 3-2 mark in region action.
Blue Ridge slipped up last week, falling to Chapman at home late in the fourth quarter.
Chapman robbed Blue Ridge of its seventh win of the season Friday night, using two late scores to pull out a 31-28 victory. The Tigers were without five varsity players, including senior starters Eric Diaz and Gatlin Miller, who were suspended due to a physical altercation involving another student at the school.
Mario Cusano passed for 222 yards and ran for 33 more during the win over Southside.
Greer’s defense clamped Southside in a lockdown Friday night as the unbeaten Yellow Jackets clinched the Region Two football championship with a 35-0 road victory.
The Greer Fire Department is celebrating 100 years of service in November. Much of its history is preserved in a featured exhibit at the Greer Heritage Museum.
Taylors Mill is currently home to several tenants, including Due South Coffee Roasters.
Riverside blew past Mann Friday night, cruising to its third region victory.
Blue Ridge slipped up last week, falling to Chapman at home late in the fourth quarter.
Mario Cusano passed for 222 yards and ran for 33 more during the win over Southside.

Sports

Jackets advance: The Greer volleyball team defeated Broome in the first round of the playoffs Thursday, winning three straight sets (25-11, 25-14, 25-15). Madison Bates had 22 digs.

Living Here

John L. Thompson biked 81 miles on his 81st birthday, celebrating a lifetime of activity. Thompson currently lives with his wife, Susie, in Taylors.

Taylors resident John L. Thompson turned 81 last week, but it wasn’t your typical birthday party.

Happening

Obituaries

Ruby Louise Howard Surner, 75, widow of John Carlton Surner, died Oct. 22, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital.

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