The Christmas tree is up at the entrance to City Park and is ready to be lit, as the City of Greer plans its annual holiday celebration.
Greer’s traditional Christmas weekend gathering will feature a few new wrinkles this December. Set for Dec. 1-3, the event will once again culminate with the arrival of Santa Claus and the town Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, but city officials say local residents can expect even more holiday offerings.
The Merle State Hunger Walk is set for Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.
A short walk across downtown Greer this Sunday will help the Greer Soup Kitchen offer services for needy families for another year. Set to begin Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church, the 13th annual Merle State Hunger Walk is the organization’s only fundraiser.
Eastside rolled past Westwood at home last Friday, advancing to the third round to take on South Pointe.
Eastside made a statement during its second round matchup with Westwood, topping the No. 4 seed 48-15 and earning a date with South Pointe in the Upper State semifinal. “It was a huge win for our program,” head coach Dan Morgan said. “Our defense played really well. We needed this one and are so happy for our players and coaches.”
Greer will continue its search for a state title this Friday at home against Greenville.
By Leland BurchFor The Greer CitizenGreer broke out of the post-season doldrums in a big way Friday night by stampeding the South Aiken Thoroughbreds to advance to the third round of the upstate playoffs for just the second time in ten years.
Brushy Creek teachers, students and parents are making a difference in the lives of the homeless in downtown Greenville by bringing in requested items and delivering those necessities each month.
Fourth grade teacher Tammy Rogers is finding ways to give back year-round. Last year, Rogers came up with the idea for her students at Brushy Creek Elementary School to donate items for the Blessing Bags instead of giving her Christmas gifts.
Kenny Gilbert, left, and Keith Dammann load boxes filled with donations for Samaritan’s Purse on a conveyor for David Nabors to stack in the transfer truck at Joshua’s Way on Poinsett Street.
Volunteers in Greer are spending the week collecting Christmas gifts to ship oversees. Local residents and church members have been stockpiling items for the last few weeks to participate in Operation Christmas Child, a program organized by Samaritan’s Purse.
The Christmas tree is up at the entrance to City Park and is ready to be lit, as the City of Greer plans its annual holiday celebration.
The Merle State Hunger Walk is set for Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.
Eastside rolled past Westwood at home last Friday, advancing to the third round to take on South Pointe.
Greer will continue its search for a state title this Friday at home against Greenville.
Brushy Creek teachers, students and parents are making a difference in the lives of the homeless in downtown Greenville by bringing in requested items and delivering those necessities each month.
Kenny Gilbert, left, and Keith Dammann load boxes filled with donations for Samaritan’s Purse on a conveyor for David Nabors to stack in the transfer truck at Joshua’s Way on Poinsett Street.

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Eastside rolled past Westwood at home last Friday, advancing to the third round to take on South Pointe.

Eastside made a statement during its second round matchup with Westwood, topping the No. 4 seed 48-15 and earning a date with South Pointe in the Upper State semifinal.

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Obituaries

Betty Ann Jones Roberts of Morton, Illinois, died November 6, 2017.

Born in Greer to the late Roland B. and Myrtle J. Jones, Betty was a 1950 graduate of Greer High School.

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