For the past two weeks, 13 girls from Greer Middle and High schools completed ropes course obstacles, solved a (mock) crime and attended the South Carolina Police Academy (YCPA) — all while learning physical and behavioral discipline, pride and respect.
Although the school year hasn’t yet begun, local area marching bands have already taken to the field to learn new routines. However, in addition to new choreography and music, Blue Ridge High School and Blue Ridge Middle School will be welcoming new band directors.
By Sam Mazzotta
For The Greer Citizen
DEAR PAW’S CORNER: How can I adopt a war dog like the dog in the movie “Max?”
More than 800 roads crisscross the 22.82 square miles of Greer. They represent six-lane federally-managed roads, such as U.S. 29, state two-lanes roads, such as S.C. 80, and lighter-traveled neighborhood city streets.
April Bryant, top, secretary of the Greer Food Co-op, unloaded crates of food last Thursday. Above, Rene Gunter unpacks and sorts fruits and vegetables for distribution among the co-op members.
Hollywild Animal Park has created two new ways for visitors to connect with animals, setting up baby nursery visits and after-hours encounters.
Dozens of Greer churches gathered as one congregation at Greer City Park last Sunday night for a community-wide, interdenominational prayer event.
The service, which was organized after the tragic shooting that claimed nine lives at a church in Charleston, aimed to strengthen the relationships between local church bodies.
The home of Kathy and Hank Merkle was selected for the July Residential Yard of the Month. Chick-fil-A of Greer received the Business Yard of the Month for July. Both selections were made by the Greer Garden Club Council.
By Sam Mazzotta
DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I love dogs, and my mom said always to ask permission before petting someone else’s dog. But at the park yesterday one owner told me no. Why?
A trip to your favorite local restaurant could help someone in need, as the third annual Dining Out for Hospice event, benefiting Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HOCF), gets underway next week.