Free kayak and canoe trips on Lake Robinson were provided by Sunrift Adventures during the Day of Celebration on Sunday. The event highlighted the lake as a critical environmental, recreational and economic resource for Greer and the larger Upstate community.
Randy Salyer, manager of the Swift Transportation terminal in Greer, started in 1989 as a driver.
After several years, he became a driver leader at the Greer terminal, which participated in a nationwide celebration of truck drivers earlier this month.
A local school is fighting alongside children who have cancer.
“We’re a very strong community,” said Jennifer Gibson, principal of Mountain View Elementary School. “What I like to see is just the kids and how they really care. This is important to them.”
The Miss Greater Greer Pageant is moving from spring to fall this year.
The Miss Greater Greer Scholarship Organization is currently seeking contestants for its annual pageant, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Greer High School.
The deadline for entry is Oct. 23.
Daniel Moran, 16, earned money for five months by working with a chiropractor to purchase a chainsaw this past summer.
“I wanted to learn how to use it,” Daniel Moran said, “and also we had trees around our house that needed to be cut down…and help other people too.”
Hundreds of visitors gathered at Greer City Park Saturday to celebrate the inaugural Railfest.
With fall just around the corner, a local nonprofit is getting set to raise funds to meet the needs of Greer residents.
The 10th annual Benson OctoberFAST, which will take place on Oct. 1, is one of three major fundraisers for Greer Community Ministries (GCM).
Ovarian cancer survivors joined SCOCF members to turn the Greer City Park fountain teal last week.
The South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SCOCF) held a special ceremony on Sept. 1, hoping to raise awareness for the cause.
A local school is moving forward with plans for a new building.
Greer Middle College Charter High School (GMC) recently completed a planning study to determine the level of interest in, and the financial potential for, a capital campaign to build a new academic building and an athletic center/café.
Katherine Jones has been talking about getting her childhood home back for a while, and for her 90th birthday, that’s exactly what her family did.