If a stopped train is expected to block a crossing for an extended period of time, CSX notifies local 911 dispatchers or first responders.

Stuck at the crossing

Downtown Greer commuters are tasked with navigating the occasional train crossing, but when intersections become blocked, it can mean problems for first responders.

Greer Fire Chief Dorian Flowers said unexpected delays present a risk during emergency situations.

Sheriff Chuck Wright

Wright pushing for State Work Program

Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright is hoping to install a new program that would put South Carolina inmates to work.

The State Work Program, a bill that was introduced during a press conference by state officials on Sunday, is making its way to lawmakers this week.Wright said it could save South Carolina billions of dollars.

Snow day

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Joseph and his sister, September (above), along with their father David Darnell, played in the remaining snow Friday morning at Greer City Hall.


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Castiel Woodring roasts marshmallows at the first quarter Food Truck Rollout of 2018 at Greer City Park. The next one is set for Friday, May 18.


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