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.”
Woodland Elementary students are learning to lead in tangible ways.
The school, which takes part in an initiative called “The Leader in Me,” hosted its first Leadership Day on Friday.
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.