Pastor Douglas Mize said that for the next year, the church will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of its downtown location and anticipating the 100th anniversary of the first sermon preached there in 1924.

Celebrating a century

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Greer First Baptist Church (GFB) is kicking off a year of celebration, starting September 28, marking 100 years since ground broke and construction began at the church in 1923.

That date will then start the countdown of the 100-year anniversary celebration of the first sermon preached in the new building in 1924.

On Saturday, seven upstate law enforcement teams will compete to raise funds for families of those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Memorial softball tournament set

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The Upstate SC Law Enforcement Memorial Softball Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Century Park in Greer at 7 a.m.

Seven upstate law enforcement teams will compete in the 12th annual Memorial Softball Tournament to honor those who have given their lives in the line of duty in the Upstate of SC.

Woman found dead

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Shannon McLeod, 43, was found dead lying on the side of Jug Factory Road early Friday morning.

Around 7 a.m., Greenville County Sheriff’s Office was called to 3442 Jug Factory Road in Greer in reference to a body on the side of the road.


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