The home of Kathy and Hank Merkle was selected for the July Residential Yard of the Month. Chick-fil-A of Greer received the Business Yard of the Month for July. Both selections were made by the Greer Garden Club Council.
By Sam Mazzotta
DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I love dogs, and my mom said always to ask permission before petting someone else’s dog. But at the park yesterday one owner told me no. Why?
A trip to your favorite local restaurant could help someone in need, as the third annual Dining Out for Hospice event, benefiting Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HOCF), gets underway next week.
Beating out 54 other contestants, Miss Greenville County Daja Dial was crowned Miss South Carolina 2015 at Township Auditorium in Columbia on Saturday, June 27, and will go on to compete in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This Miss America Pageant will be aired live on ABC at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 14.
“Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times,
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.