Greer native Becky Schafer is utilizing extra time, fabric, and skill to make homemade face masks that she donates to medical professionals.
Most spring school days would find Becky Schafer in front of a computer screen at Crestview Elementary, but this season the computer lab manager is just as likely to be found in front of her sewing machine.
Teachers from Reidville Elementary School showed love for many of their students last week in a parade of vehicles, as schools remain closed during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Byrnes baseball coach Michael Maus knew something was off. His team was going into the final day of a preseason tournament and had a matchup with Bishop England that afternoon. “I had a weird feeling,” he said. “I had no idea what it was. I just didn’t feel right getting off the bus.”
Donny Kauffman, with Greer Community Ministries, and Martha Bennett, with the Greer Soup Kitchen, helped to spread cheer last week with roses from Carlstedt’s.
A local business has been making rose deliveries in hopes of spreading positivity during the current worldwide pandemic. Sharron Trawick, manager at Carlstedt’s, said they are calling local nursing homes, rehabs and others to see about making deliveries of rainbow, pink and purple metallic roses.
The Greer Soup Kitchen is continuing operations at its E. Poinsett Ext. location.
The Greer Centennial Lions Club won’t be able to hold its annual bass fishing tournament, but that hasn’t stopped them from donating funds to local nonprofits. The Lions Club gave a total of $9,000 ($3,000 each) to three local nonprofits: Greer Relief, Greer Community Ministries and Greer Soup Kitchen.
Some Trade Street parking is now dedicated to downtown patrons who are continuing to support local restaurants.
Local businesses are already feeling the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South Carolina. Restaurants are laying off employees, revenue streams are dropping and many owners are trying to find ways to adapt. The following is a complication of how some businesses are responding and what the community can do to help.
Greer native Becky Schafer is utilizing extra time, fabric, and skill to make homemade face masks that she donates to medical professionals.
Donny Kauffman, with Greer Community Ministries, and Martha Bennett, with the Greer Soup Kitchen, helped to spread cheer last week with roses from Carlstedt’s.
The Greer Soup Kitchen is continuing operations at its E. Poinsett Ext. location.
Some Trade Street parking is now dedicated to downtown patrons who are continuing to support local restaurants.

Reidville rallies

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Teachers from Reidville Elementary School showed love for many of their students last week in a parade of vehicles, as schools remain closed during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Greer trash pickup to change

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Changes are being made to the recycling center and curbside trash collection in the City of Greer, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

ACE Environmental, Inc., the City’s contractor for curbside trash collection, is reducing crew size in an effort to continue their operations throughout the crisis.

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Byrnes baseball coach Michael Maus knew something was off.

His team was going into the final day of a preseason tournament and had a matchup with Bishop England that afternoon.

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Gerald Wayne Nodine

Gerald Wayne Nodine, of Central, SC, passed from this life on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at the age of 73, at Regency LTAC Hospital, Greenville, SC.

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