Families from across the Upstate made their way to Greer over the weekend to celebrate the 35th installment of the Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest. The two-day event featured local vendors, live entertainment and all the merry-go-round rides festival-goers could handle. See more photos at greercitizen.com.
The Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC) will soon welcome a new director.
Haley Grau is preparing to step into the lead job, taking over for Wanda Fowler, who founded MTCC in 1998.
Twenty-four years ago, Greenville County Schools Superintendent Dr. Rudolph Gordon took a chance, installing a young female teacher in the role of principal at Skyland Elementary School.
“I didn’t think I had a chance,” Dr. Carolyn Styles recalls. “I kept getting shocked that I made it to the next level.”
Greer Middle College Charter High School will construct a new 28,000-square-foot multi-purpose gymnasium in the coming months.
The project, which will cost around $4.5 million has been contracted to Roebuck’s builders. Groundbreaking is set for Friday.
Bryant Taylor, Owner of BT’s Sportswear, cut the ribbon on his new Charlotte Highway location last Friday, along with three Lyman Town Council members. Left to right are: Glenn Greer, Taylor, Rebecca Martin and Greg Wood.
GCM to hold Invitational
Greer Community Ministries will hold their 22nd Annual Dick Brooks Honda Invitational on Friday, May 10, at Greer Golf & Country Club, located at 2299 Gap Creek Rd, Greer.
Greer Relief will hold its fifth annual Neighborhood Breakfast next Tuesday, May 14, at the Bonds Career Center in Greer.
The nonprofit is partnering with culinary arts students to provide a meal at 7:30 a.m., followed by a program from 8-9 a.m.
Two Greer neighbors are reaching beyond borders to help children in Venezuela.
Fareeha Qazi and Marian Melissa Africano Arellano, who was born and raised in Venezuela, recently held a food drive for two orphanages in Merida, Venezuela.
The sixth annual Sgt. Brian Donnelly Memorial Safety Awareness Day took place on Saturday, May 4, at the Eastside YMCA. The event was held to share crime prevention information and honor Sgt. Donnelly for his loyal commitment and dedication to the safety of those in the Upstate.
Residents, staff members and community members gathered at Bayberry Retirement Inn last Thursday to celebrate the retirement inn’s 30th anniversary. The celebration included Mutts BBQ and entertaining music at the 309 Northview Drive location.