The staff at Hollywild Animal Park brought a Syrian brown bear cub (Cyrano) to Moonlight Movies at Greer City Park last Thursday. Cyrano is 6-months-old and already weighs 75 pounds. As families and children looked on, he enjoyed some fresh fruit, like the watermelon pictured here.
Wellford Council passed the final reading of the proposed 2014-2015 fiscal year budget at the July 1 meeting, which includes a 3.6 mill increase. The increase equals $6.08 based on a $42,000 home.
Fire officials say a lightning strike started a fire that destroyed multiple units in an apartment building in Ashton Woods last Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to the Greer structure at around 4 p.m.
In June, Lyman Council presented an ordinance that may change the town’s form of government.
During a special called meeting on June 11, council passed an ordinance for a referendum election that allows Lyman residents to vote on whether to change to a council form of government or to remain a strong mayor form of government.
Picnic with Paws
Saturday in Taylors
Picnic with Paws will be Saturday, July 12, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Pavilion Dog Park, 400 Scottsdale Road, Taylors. Bring pets and picnic blankets, everything else is provided.
A Greenville man has started a scholarship endowment program aimed toward helping veterans get needed funds to pursue vocational and skilled trades training that could lead to employment.
It was a time to celebrate
The annual Kids Parade, organized by Greer Mayor Rick Danner, saw more than 70 local children participating on Fourth of July morning.
Danner said the day was a success.
As part of a public and private collaboration, the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute has been selected as one of the first 10 test sites in the world for a clinical cancer drug trail for patients with squamous cell lung cancer.
Jim and Reba Stephens of Arlington Road, Greer, were selected by the Azalea Garden Club as this month’s residential Yard of the Month. The yard is a simple, low maintenance design with native and drought tolerant plants.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott will host a ceremony Aug. 2 in Columbia to honor South Carolina’s Vietnam War era veterans.
During the 10 a.m. ceremony at the First Baptist Church of Columbia, 1306 Hampton St., Columbia, Medal of Honor recipient Major General James Everett Livingston, USMC (Ret.) will deliver the keynote address.