The 12th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was celebrated by more than 300 people during a program at Greer City Hall Monday, featuring speaker Rev. Earl Simmons Sr. of Maple Creek Baptist Church.
In February, disc golf, chili and charity will all come together in the third annual Brrr in Grrr Ice Bowl.
Greer Relief has benefited from the event all three years.
Petitioner Reinaldo Rementeria requested council consider changing an ordinance regarding the possession of livestock during the Jan. 14 Greer City Council meeting.
Rementeria asked the group of elected officials to consider the allowance of chickens under similar guidelines as Greenville County’s livestock standards.
By the first quarter of 2015, Riverside Crossing, a potential shopping center, may be constructed on Hammett Bridge and E. Suber Road near Riverside High School. The shopping center was addressed at the Jan. 16 Planning Advisory meeting, and the nine-building retail and restaurant center already has confirmed a grocery store tenant.
This past Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, the SC General Assembly returned to Columbia for the 120th Legislative Session.
God’s Pantry needs nonperishable food donations. Items can be dropped off at: 100 Enoree Road, Greer, on Thursdays from 10 a.m. – noon, 2481 Racing Road, Greer, on Thursdays 1 – 4 p.m. or 700 E. Main St., Duncan, on Wednesdays 9 – 11 a.m.
Evelyn Bishop Horton celebrated a milestone on Jan, 17, turning 100-years-old.
She is a mother and grandmother.
Note from the family:
It’s been 94 years since the first seeds of Compass of Carolina were planted in the Upstate. It was during WWI, when the Girls Protective Bureau opened a home for young women in downtown Greenville. A few years later, the house began serving boys as well, and by the 1930s, had merged with the city’s Family Welfare Society. In the eight decade
The Greater Greer Education Foundation awarded $16,550 in grants to schools in Greenville and Spartanburg counties.
Now in its fourth year, the amount granted has grown. The organization awarded $6,500 in grants its first year.
David Dolge, the foundation’s grants committee chair, wants to see the funding continue to increase.
Over the next five weeks, Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is asking for donations of essential food items. The “Fab Five” (cereal, oatmeal, grits, beef stew and spaghetti sauce) go out with every food pantry client and represent the items that run out most often.