Each year, The Greer Citizen tries to bring readers an interesting perspective on folks right here in the community. Living in Greer means getting to know your neighbor, and there are plenty of stories to tell. The following is a look back at some of the most interesting things going on in the community in 2014.
Friday night, the Christmas spirit was all around at Victor Gym as Creative Advancement Centers students participated in their annual Christmas program.
Students performed the nativity play, read Christmas poems and sang Christmas classics, all the while eyeing a pile of presents donated to the center.
The spirit of Christmas was brought to life for residents at Midway Residential Care last Thursday when students from Wellford Academy of Science and Technology delivered handmade cards and sang carols.
An occupational skills class at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center is teaching local students life skills, one project at a time.
It was a historic day for North Greenville University. During the school’s recent commencement ceremony, three students were received diplomas from the criminal justice and legal studies program, marking the program’s inaugural graduating class.
For local children, Saturday morning presented an opportunity that couldn’t be passed up—the chance to see Santa Claus.
Through requests for Ninja Turtles action figures, “Frozen” dolls and even cold hard cash, Santa sat and visited with hundreds of local Christmas lovers, hoping to spread a little joy and happiness.
The Greenville Little Theatre is offering audiences the chance to relive Christmas through a child’s eyes with its two holiday productions — and giving area actors the opportunity to perform dual and opposite roles.
Thanksgiving is synonymous with humbly reflecting on what we have that we are grateful for and eating an abundance of good food — both of which could be found at Plate 108 on the Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving, when several students from Five Oaks Academy prepared and shared a meal together.
When the Gap Creek Singers was founded in 1995, it was all for fun. But since then, the group has taken a melodic hobby to create scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who are going to college to major in music-related fields.
Susan and Chip Fink unexpectedly found themselves immersed in Christmas after they purchased property that was home to more than 500 Virginia pine trees--or Christmas trees. That was in 1983. Since then, the pair, along with their children and grandchildren, have maintained about 5,000 trees creating what’s now known as Mystic Farm.