Q: Do you think the stigma of addiction has been reduced at all over the last decade?
Addiction/recovery expert Rich Jones arrived at FAVOR-Greenville in 2013, just in time to witness the greatest flood of drug overdose deaths our state and nation have ever seen.
Throughout that time, he’s served as Executive Director of FAVOR, which stands for Faces and Voices of Recovery.
The Gap Creek Singers are bringing in the holiday season with their annual Christmas Concert, set for Dec. 2.
The group will perform on Sunday at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, located at 100 School Street in Greer.
Fourth grade teacher Tammy Rogers is finding ways to give back year-round.
Last year, Rogers came up with the idea for her students at Brushy Creek Elementary School to donate items for the Blessing Bags instead of giving her Christmas gifts.
Volunteers in Greer are spending the week collecting Christmas gifts to ship oversees.
Local residents and church members have been stockpiling items for the last few weeks to participate in Operation Christmas Child, a program organized by Samaritan’s Purse.
Former City of Greer Police Chief Dean Crisp (1991-2004) will celebrate a homecoming at a public reception and book signing on Nov. 20 in the lobby of the Events Center at Greer City Hall.
Tiffany and Kurt Price are in the business of finding beauty in the weeds.
That’s what they’ve done with a downtown Greer building that will soon be the home of Namaste Fitness Studio.
Big Thursday drew a crowd to Fairview Baptist Church for Greer Community Ministries annual benefit. Visitors shopped the craft bazaar and bake sale, enjoyed a barbecue lunch and hot dog supper, and placed bids in the silent and live auctions. Results from the event were not available at press time.