Will Harris of Greenville expressed favor for the gas tax hike if local roads are improved. The increase will amount to 12 cents after six years.
South Carolina drivers can expect to pay more at the pump, as a 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase was approved by lawmakers last Friday.The increase, which will amount to a hike of 2 cents per year for six years, is designed to pay repair bills on the state’s deteriorating roads.
The Greer Middle College girls 4x800 relay team won its second-straight state championship last week.
Local track and field athletes made a splash at the State Championship meet at Spring Valley High School last Saturday.Several Riverside and Greer Middle College runners took home titles, helping to rack up the local medal count along the way.
Andy Bryson was one of the 2017 Nathan Tyler Moore Scholarship winners. Bryson was a teammate of Nathan’s when he passed away last winter.
When Nathan Moore passed away in the middle of his senior year at Greer High School, members of the community rallied around his family to offer support.More than a year later, community members and local business continue to offer support to the Moore family, now in the form of a basketball scholarship for local seniors.
Eight preschoolers graduated from Small Impressions Child Development Center this year. From left to right: Dellarekus Kelly, K5 Prep Teacher, Drayton Fields, Khloe Floyd (Valedictorian), Christian Paul (Class Salutatorian), LaVonda Bowman, Jekyla Lawrence (Class Salutatorian), Alana Dunning, Amiah Berger, Braylen Allmond, and Zion Austin.
A local Dorman High senior returned to his former child development center earlier this month to address a graduating class of preschoolers.Tre’vion Garrett, who plans to enter the United States Air Force after high school, spoke with eight graduates at Small Impressions Child Development Center, taking on the topic of perseverance.
Faith Renee Kennedy, who stars as Gracie Weathers in the movie “Champion,” pushes Maddox Robinson on a wagon.
Local 7-year-old Maddox Robinson, of Greer, will make his big screen debut this week as part of the new Christian movie, “Champion,” coming to theaters May 19.The movie is a faith based film with a message of forgiveness, Robinson said, and Maddox is the youngest cast member.
Will Harris of Greenville expressed favor for the gas tax hike if local roads are improved. The increase will amount to 12 cents after six years.
The Greer Middle College girls 4x800 relay team won its second-straight state championship last week.
Andy Bryson was one of the 2017 Nathan Tyler Moore Scholarship winners. Bryson was a teammate of Nathan’s when he passed away last winter.
Eight preschoolers graduated from Small Impressions Child Development Center this year. From left to right: Dellarekus Kelly, K5 Prep Teacher, Drayton Fields, Khloe Floyd (Valedictorian), Christian Paul (Class Salutatorian), LaVonda Bowman, Jekyla Lawrence (Class Salutatorian), Alana Dunning, Amiah Berger, Braylen Allmond, and Zion Austin.
Faith Renee Kennedy, who stars as Gracie Weathers in the movie “Champion,” pushes Maddox Robinson on a wagon.
Will Harris of Greenville expressed favor for the gas tax hike if local roads are improved. The increase will amount to 12 cents after six years.

Gas tax will go up 12 cents

South Carolina drivers can expect to pay more at the pump, as a 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase was approved by lawmakers last Friday.
The increase, which will amount to a hike of 2 cents per year for six years, is designed to pay repair bills on the state’s deteriorating roads.

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The Greer Middle College girls 4x800 relay team won its second-straight state championship last week.

Local track and field athletes made a splash at the State Championship meet at Spring Valley High School last Saturday.

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Landrum “Lanny” Wayne Westmoreland, Sr., 74, widower of Brenda Faye Bennefield Westmoreland, passed away May 13, 2017 at home.

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