The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Friday, Dec. 5 from 5-8 p.m. at Greer City Park.
Christmas music is playing, many downtown Greer businesses are decorated, light poles are wrapped in garland and the city’s tree is up — the City of Greer is ready for Christmas, and residents have several holiday events to put them in the Christmas spirit.
The Greer Trading Post will be open during Small Business Saturday, an event encouraging holiday shoppers to buy local.
Before you map out your route to hit all the Black Friday sales, several area business owners have a last minute suggestion: shop local. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday shopping season officially gets underway this weekend, and several local stores are celebrating Small Business Saturday.
The Merle State Hunger Walk was held Sunday to benefit the Greer Soup Kitchen. It is the organization’s biggest fundraiser.
About 40 people made the mile-long walk from Memorial United Methodist Church to the Greer Soup Kitchen in the pouring rain on Sunday to help raise money to fight hunger in the city.
Isaiah Hill scored a late touchdown to help his team over the hump last Friday night.
The circumstances are similar, but Byrnes is hoping for a much better outcome. This time last season, the top-seeded Rebels were on their way to another state championship appearance when Dutch Fork stole a victory at Nixon Field, claiming the Upper State title.
Byrnes quarterback Micah Young dove into the end zone for the Rebel’s final touchdown, sealing a 37-36 win over Northwestern last Friday night. The score was capped with a game-winning two-point conversion.
It was the biggest catch of Tavin Richardson’s high school career. With the game on the line in overtime against Northwestern, the senior faded to the corner of the end zone, snagging a perfectly thrown ball from Micah Young to secure a spot in the Upper State final.
Chip Fink, above, uses a rotary pruner to trim the trees.
Susan and Chip Fink unexpectedly found themselves immersed in Christmas after they purchased property that was home to more than 500 Virginia pine trees--or Christmas trees. That was in 1983. Since then, the pair, along with their children and grandchildren, have maintained about 5,000 trees creating what’s now known as Mystic Farm.
The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Friday, Dec. 5 from 5-8 p.m. at Greer City Park.
The Greer Trading Post will be open during Small Business Saturday, an event encouraging holiday shoppers to buy local.
The Merle State Hunger Walk was held Sunday to benefit the Greer Soup Kitchen. It is the organization’s biggest fundraiser.
Isaiah Hill scored a late touchdown to help his team over the hump last Friday night.
Byrnes quarterback Micah Young dove into the end zone for the Rebel’s final touchdown, sealing a 37-36 win over Northwestern last Friday night. The score was capped with a game-winning two-point conversion.
Chip Fink, above, uses a rotary pruner to trim the trees.

Sports

Isaiah Hill scored a late touchdown to help his team over the hump last Friday night.

The circumstances are similar, but Byrnes is hoping for a much better outcome.

Living Here

Chip Fink, above, uses a rotary pruner to trim the trees.

Susan and Chip Fink unexpectedly found themselves immersed in Christmas after they purchased property that was home to more than 500 Virginia pine trees--or Christmas trees. That was in 1983.

Happening

Obituaries

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

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