By Sam Mazzotta
For The Greer Citizen
By Sam Mazzotta
You won’t need to look far to find some of the best homegrown food in the Upstate.
Harp & Shamrock Croft, LLC is one of 22 destination sites that will be featured during the 10th annual Upstate Farm Tour, hosted by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, June 18-19.
Riverside Middle School has been awarded the largest grant in the school’s history, and one teacher is to thank.
A classroom of exceptional third graders at Abner Creek Academy has the distinction of completing the most math lessons in the nation using an adaptive software program called Dreambox Learning. Even more importantly, every student now is working above grade level.
Before Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport was the place that Upstate residents could call home for flights across the country, it was home for a community of farmers and mill workers, who also enjoyed a little baseball when the day’s work was complete.
When Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church moved into Greer from Bailey’s Crossroads around 1881, church leadership decided on an addition to its modest, wooden, country house of worship – a bell. It cost $37.65. For the last year or so, First Presbyterian (formerly Mt.
Greer career center students recently completed welding certifications in record numbers.
Strawberries are in season, but only for a few more weeks.
The Sandy Flat Berry Patch opened its “you pick” farm last week, marking the official start to the strawberry picking season. And several local residents wasted no time getting their hands on their favorite spring treat.
Byrnes High’s Cierra Hill says she relies on her peers for support, but the reality is, they draw support and encouragement from her.
Tracey McGee was crowned Miss Clemson University in January. Pictured left to right are: Brook Sill (third runner-up), Hope Harvard (first runner-up), McGee, Alex Limberis (second runner-up) and Tiffany Sharpe (fourth runner-up).