Marion Reeves was just like many girls growing up in the Upstate. She was friendly, athletic, popular, and healthy. But when Reeves turned 13 years old, she began to be concerned with her appearance—as many teenagers do. But the concern soon became an unhealthy obsession that would spiral out of control and take over her teen years.
Greer children celebrated Easter this week with several Easter Egg Hunts held throughout the town.
Shirley Fanning celebrated her 104th birthday at Thrive Assisted Living in Greer last week. The occasion was marked with decorations, party hats and plenty of cake.
For the past eight years, the Corey James Memorial Good Time Benefit, a 501C-3 non-profit, has raised more than $50,000 through music charity events for a local child and their family enduring medical hardships in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Rides Rollin’ for Warriors is holding its annual Auto & Bike Show in support of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) this Saturday in downtown Greer.
Trade Street will be closed from 2-10 p.m. with car check-in from 2-4 p.m. The show car entrance is Depot Street. Pre-register at $15 or $20 the day of the show.
Miss Greater Greer 2017 Sydney Sill and Miss Greater Greer Teen 2017 Brooklyn Brewster participated in several community service projects in honor of Miss America Serves Day last Saturday.
The pair began the morning by donating items to the Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital.
The official book launch for The Upstate Book Project 2.0 was held Saturday at The Hub City Tap House in downtown Spartanburg. A reception for the exhibition of the original artwork used throughout the book was held along with artist meet and greets. The artwork exhibit will be open through Tuesday, April 18.
Several Greer High art students received awards in the Eighth Annual City of Greer Juried Art Exhibit recently. Their works are on display at Greer City Hall through the International Festival.
After more than 30 years in education, Phillip Liston is looking for new ways to assist local families and make a difference in his community.
The Skyland Elementary School counselor recently joined the Greenville Health Authority Board of Trustees for a three year term.
Two local elementary schools joined together recently to honor those impacted by cancer.
Choruses from Skyland and Mountain View Elementary schools performed “Sing for a Cure” last week with donations accepted for Greer Relay for Life.