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Miss Duncan Teen, Makayla Stark, 16, from Inman, won the Tuesday Evening Gown/Onstage Question preliminary in the Miss South Carolina Teen competition.

Queens compete for Miss SC

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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.

Officer Shandrell Holcombe gives student participants a first-hand view of the Greer City Jail during the Greer Police Department Youth Leadership Camp this summer. In two, two-week sessions–one for middle school boys and one for girls–participants learn about police department operations, tour the facility and take field trips to the Police Academy in Columbia, culminating in a graduation ceremony.

At GPD, policing is a partnership

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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.

Dr. Kim Deering

Deering named principal

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Reidville Elementary School officially named Dr. Kim Deering acting principal last month.

Prior to assuming the role, Deering served as interim principal for a year, following former principal Elizabeth Sima taking medical leave and eventually announcing her retirement.


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