Beating out 54 other contestants, Miss Greenville County Daja Dial was crowned Miss South Carolina 2015 at Township Auditorium in Columbia on Saturday, June 27, and will go on to compete in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This Miss America Pageant will be aired live on ABC at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 14.
“Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times,
This week, 55 Miss and 64 Teen contestants from across the state will compete in the 2015 Miss South Carolina Pageant at the Township Auditorium in Columbia. Preliminaries began on Monday and will continue through Thursday. The finals competition and crowning will be held Friday at 7 p.m. for Miss South Carolina Teen and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Area students are familiar with school resource officers who provide safety and guidance in the learning environment, but often that accustomed affiliation is not shared in the broader community. As schools close and summer begins, the Greer Police Department is encouraging residents to acquaint themselves with their area patrol officers.
Roper Mountain Science Center recently announced the 2015 Summer Adventures series for June 9–Aug. 12 with shows for the public.
Bryan Hiott, an artist at Taylors Mill specializing in the 19th Century processes of tintype and Ambrotype photography, demonstrates the technique of tintype photography during the Taylors Mill “50 Years Later” event.
Since the textile industry in the Upstate dwindled, local buildings have been demolished, abandoned or repurposed for residential use.
Few have continued to foster the craftsmanship they once did.
Taylors Mill, though, has continued to serve as a home for artists and craftsman alike.
Hub City Empty Bowls is now gearing up for its 2015 bowl-making sessions and Soup Day, which serves as a fundraiser to help feed hungry people in Spartanburg.
Barely visible behind 100 roses and a three-tier cake, Lucile “Cile” Johnson smiled and clapped as residents of Oakleaf Village sang and celebrated her century of life.
Greenville Little Theatre finishes out its 2014-15 season with a fast-paced musical that blends a classic storyline with popular hits to leave audiences “All Shook Up.”