Pull quote: “There have been numerous reports over the years about applicants being charged inordinate amounts by agencies to produce copies in accordance with the FOIA.
When gunman Sueng-Hui Cho burst into a Virginia Tech classroom building and fatally shot 32 students and professors and wounded 17 others in April 2007, law enforcement officers from all over Southwest Virginia responded to the 911 alarm.
State lawmakers are racing to bring South Carolina into compliance with the federal Real ID law so state residents won’t suddenly be barred from entering federal buildings or traveling on airplanes.
While we remain confident the S.C. General Assembly will rectify this thorny situation, it’s one we shouldn’t be facing.
This is the time of year when Christians remember the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a season when His followers are focused on how He suffered and died on the cross and after 3 days He arose from the grave.
Give the ladies a hand. The national championship-winning South Carolina women’s basketball team has come home from Dallas, bringing with it a big trophy and something more intangible as they bask in the afterglow of victory.
We’re hearing a lot of scary claims from the Department of Transportation and from legislative leaders: we have the highest rate of road fatalities in the nation, it will take billions to climb out of the hole our infrastructure system is stuck in, we have to pass some pretty significant tax hikes in order to truly address problems, and so on.
Maintaining discipline in the classroom can be a challenge for any teacher. And few things can harm other students’ ability to focus and learn more than a particularly disruptive classmate. That much is clear.
Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is celebrating the 15th Annual March for Meals campaign during the week of March 20-24. Community Champions will join our regular team of volunteer drivers on a Meals on Wheels route to cultivate awareness for this vital program.
Recently, the US News and World Report released a study of the 50 states based on 68 different metrics in seven categories: health care, education, infrastructure, crime and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. For the full report, Google: US News and World Report Best States.
If we’re lucky enough to see 90-years-old, we can only hope to be a little bit like Bruce Taylor.
A friend to many in Greer, and certainly us at The Greer Citizen, Bruce leaves some big shoes to fill.
Tuesday morning, we got the sad news that he’d passed away at the age of 94.