J. Van Collins, a longtime Greer personality, passed away at the age of 70.
Greer lost a memorable personality last week as J. Van Collins passed away at the age of 70. Son of the late J. Van Collins Sr. and Georgia Mae Collins, he was known and loved by many in the Greer area. “I’ll miss him a lot,” said Greer resident Gary Griffin. “He was one of the colorful characters of Greer.”
Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford, who was shot seven times in the Fort Hood shooting in 2009, is pictured with his K9s for Warriors dog, Bomber.
They’ve been given a second chance, and when they put on their vests, they know it’s time to work. They are handpicked and trained to be obedient, intuitive, protective and supportive because they are serving the servicemen who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries.
Cami Lee Isbell, a 9 year old from Greenwood, got quite the surprise when she threw out the first pitch at the Greenville Drive game on Monday. After making the toss, she was greeted by her father (the catcher) Staff Sgt. Michael Isbell, who recently returned from duty in Afghanistan.
Greer’s only two losses at last weekend’s 7-on-7 came at the hands of Westside and tournament host Wren, who met in the finals on Friday.
The Yellow Jackets wrapped up 7-on-7 tournament play last weekend, nearly capturing a championship at Wren High. The Greer football team went 5-1 on Thursday and 3-1 on Friday, falling to Westside and Wren respectively.
Members of the Riverside community were on hand to celebrate the opening of the school’s new rubberized track last Friday night.
Riverside track/cross country coach Eric Cummings wanted the first event held on the Warrior’s new rubberized track to include the community. The school opened the track for a couple of hours last Friday night, showing off the new look to several local residents.
Lisa Louw, far left, was one of 30 people to qualify for the Opera Institute, a pre-professional program, at American University in Washington, D. C.
Lisa Louw of Greer became interested in classical music, including opera, when she was about 8 years old. She eventually wants to perform opera professionally.Recently, the dream became a little closer.
J. Van Collins, a longtime Greer personality, passed away at the age of 70.
Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford, who was shot seven times in the Fort Hood shooting in 2009, is pictured with his K9s for Warriors dog, Bomber.
Greer’s only two losses at last weekend’s 7-on-7 came at the hands of Westside and tournament host Wren, who met in the finals on Friday.
Members of the Riverside community were on hand to celebrate the opening of the school’s new rubberized track last Friday night.
Lisa Louw, far left, was one of 30 people to qualify for the Opera Institute, a pre-professional program, at American University in Washington, D. C.

Sports

Cami Lee Isbell, a 9 year old from Greenwood, got quite the surprise when she threw out the first pitch at the Greenville Drive game on Monday.

Living Here

Lisa Louw, far left, was one of 30 people to qualify for the Opera Institute, a pre-professional program, at American University in Washington, D. C.

Lisa Louw of Greer became interested in classical music, including opera, when she was about 8 years old. She eventually wants to perform opera professionally.

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Obituaries

Michael Eugene Lamb, 56, of 5 Gallivan Street passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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