Lyman Town Council called a special meeting on Dec. 11 to discuss a contractual matter during executive session. No actions were taken during executive session, but following the session, council unanimously approved a resolution for a contract with Eurodrive, located at 1295 Old Spartanburg Highway in Lyman.
Wellford Town Council passed an amendment for a new wrecker rotation ordinance following feedback from council during a recent special called meeting.
The amendment proposes the allowance of wreckers based outside of the town, but with storage lots in the city, to be placed on the wrecker rotation.
Smiles could light up the faces of more than 500 people – many of them children – this holiday season after area residents stepped up to help Greer Relief provide gifts for those in need.
Cherie Pressley has accepted another term on the Upstate Workforce Investment Board (WIB).
Pressley, who is the Executive Director for the Upstate Regional Education Center, was recently selected for another three-year term.
Duke Energy recently donated $20,000 to the Peace Center in Greenville to support its Peace Partners program.
Peace Center officials say the donation will allow dozens of families to attend the Peace Center on New Year’s Eve to see the opening night performance of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Cheryl Carpenter’s father grew up poor – Kenneth Coates didn’t want to see children wear hand-me-down shoes as he did.
When Carpenter had her first child, Coates frequently bought new shoes.
Newly elected Mayor Lisa Cooley Scott and council member Jason Shuler were sworn in during the Duncan Town Council meeting Monday night.
The two were chosen by Duncan voters during a special election on Dec. 3.
At the beginning of next year, Andrew Johnson, a 2011 Blue Ridge graduate, will deploy for his first tour to Afghanistan.
Burch plans public
book signing Friday
Leland Burch will hold a public book signing for his first compilation “Greer, SC - The Center of the Universe” on Friday from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at McLeskey-Todd Pharmacy of Greer, 109 N. Main St.
An amendment for a wrecker ordinance received approval during the Dec. 3 Wellford Council meeting.