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Adam Wickliffe points out the location of future STEP apartments on the newly graded lot in downtown Greer.

Greer STEP makes progress

Amanda Irwin's picture

The Greer Shelter to Empower People (STEP) has continued to progress slowly.

A home that formerly resided on the property has been demolished, trees have been cleared and the property has been leveled in preparation concrete in the next few weeks.

There’s still plenty to do, however, to make Greer’s homeless shelter a reality.

Living Gallery underway

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Bob Jones University's Living Gallery continues through Saturday with remaining showtimes today at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2, 4:30, and 7 p.m. For tickets, call 770-1372 or visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

Wesley Hodgson makes the most of the Greer’s community Eggtastic Easter Event Saturday at Century Park.

Egg-cellent Easter

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More than 1,300 local residents flocked to Century Park on Saturday to take part in the City of Greer’s annual Easter egg hunt.

Parks and Recreation Supervisor Justin Miller called the Eggtastic Easter Event a “huge success” despite cooler weather.

Council allocates CDBG funds

Amanda Irwin's picture

The City of Greer allocated $40,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to local organizations last week, making a few changes before the final reading.

Although the largest portion of funds was allocated to Greer Community Ministries (GCM), council voted to redirect a portion of the money elsewhere.

A single-engine plane had to make an emergency landing on Highway 29 in Wellford last Thursday night. Pilot Hollis Collins called the landing a ‘miracle.’

Grounded

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A lot could have gone wrong when a single-engine plane lost power last Thursday night in Wellford.

Instead, pilots Hollis Collins and Paul Peckham completed a successful emergency landing on Highway 29 near Wild Oaks Drive just before 9 p.m., allowing five people to walk away uninjured.

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