The Greer Farmers Market held a Pig Pickin’ for local residents last Thursday at The Depot in downtown Greer. The market is held each Thursday from 4-7 p.m.
Greer Community Ministries (GCM) recently received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet food program.
Funding will be used to provide food, supplies, and care for Meals on Wheels clients with pets.
Three local artisans have created a hub for speciality vendors in the Taylors area.
The Main Collective Market is set to celebrate its Grand Opening this weekend, marking a new venture for Karis Peake, one of the co-founders.
A local artist used his talents to raise more than $70,000 for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s nonprofit, After-School All-Stars, on June 3.
Joe Everson, a Taylors artist and vocalist, performed a live-action painting at the former California Governor’s residence, creating a portrait depicting the Raising of the Flag at Iwo Jima.
The Town of Duncan, Spartanburg County Parks and Upstate Forever celebrated the installation of Byrnes Mile Linear Park Whistle Stop #1 Thursday.
Whistle Stop #1, located on E. Main Street across from Byrnes High School is the first in a series of landscaped parklets that will establish Byrnes Mile Linear Park.
The newly-formed Blue Ridge Lions Club celebrated its first birthday at their June meeting at Lake View Restaurant. The Lions Club International is also celebrating a birthday in June as it turns 100 years old. Above: Outgoing President Jim Barbare and President-elect Phil Bowers prepare to serve the cake.
Creative Advancement Center (CAC) students displayed their talents for local leaders at the organization’s ninth annual awards luncheon last week.
Daniel Dudley, President of CAC, welcomed supporters while students shared letters, songs, skits and dances with those in attendance.
Doug Mize has been named Greer First Baptist’s senior pastor after serving the church for more than a year in the interim.
Mize took over for Dr. Rick Ezell in April of 2016 and was unanimously approved by the Greer First congregation on June. 4.
By Ryan Hanrahan
For The Greer Citizen
The Riverside High School Academic team competed in the 2017 NAQT High School National Tournament over Memorial Day weekend, and team captain Vincent Cicino is now one of the nation’s top ranked competitors.
Praise Cathedral and the Greer Police Department partnered with Miracle Hill to present “Hero for the Homeless,” a walk to raise money for the homelessness, last Saturday.