Spending summer vacation traveling abroad can be quite expensive, and many families can only dream of experiencing other cultures. But thanks to Student Exchange, many people can now experience other cultures just by being a host to an exchange student for a few weeks in June and July.
Students moved into the new 96,000-square-foot addition at Byrnes High School this week, marking the completion of a nearly two-year project.
The structure, which cost the district more than $25 million, houses 36 new classrooms/science labs, a courtyard and a new ROTC wing, connecting seamlessly to the original building.
Former Georgia basketball standout and Greer native Shaun Golden is hoping to help students build character with his goal setting program, Golden Opportunity.
Local Korean War veteran Lewis Vaughn and the Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) Foothills Chapter of SC #301 are working to raise funds for a Wall of Remembrance in Washington D.C.
The City of Greer’s S.O.A.R. (Seniors Out & Around) group celebrated Valentine’s Day with a party
last week. Staff writer Kaelyn Pfenning got the group’s take on the subject of the holiday: love.
Woodland Elementary School hosted its annual Leadership Night on Monday, highlighting the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.
Students brought their parents to school to show off what they’ve learned through the program, which aims to develop new methods for problem solving.
Daily Bread Ministries now has the resources to deal with sudden cardiac arrest, thanks to donations from the Greer Rotary Club.
The club recently installed two defibrillator machines at the Greer Soup Kitchen and Greer STEP as part of a service project.
North Greenville basketball player Bryce Allen has been named to the 2017 Allstate NABC Good Works Team for his community service.
Several partners are working together to build a brewery with their own hands at the Taylors Mill, with a goal of opening in early April.
“We’ve built everything in here, except for the electrical and plumbing,” said Aaron Robinson. “There’s a lot of stuff we’ve just never done, like the glycol system or the bar top.”
It’s never too late to learn to dance.
This message is what Mary Thompson is sharing with fellow seniors at her free Senior Line Dancing Class every other Wednesday and is hoping to share at an upcoming Valentine’s Day Party.