Susan Schild, an author with local connections, is continuing her Willow Hill series with a third novel, Sweet Southern Hearts.
The book, which can be read as a standalone, is coming to stores Jan. 10.
Spartanburg to hold singer competition
1BlueStringHubCity is seeking individuals, duets or groups for a new singer/songwriter competition for Spartanburg and surrounding areas. The competition seeks original and creative songs focused on this year’s theme of HOPE.
Rating: 6 out of 10
Run time: 100 minutes
Rated: ‘R’ for language and violence
Hollywild Animal Park received a $20,000 gift from the Balmer Foundation, a supporting organization of The Spartanburg County Foundation.
This is the second largest single gift in the organization’s first major fundraising campaign since it became a nonprofit in 1999.
Tickets are now on sale for the City of Greer’s 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration Luncheon to be held Jan. 16 at the Events Center at Greer City Hall.
Area venues plan New Year’s Eve parties
Several area venues will host New Year’s Eve parties Saturday.
Rating: 7.5 out of 10
Run time: 137 minutes
Rated: ‘R’ for language and sexual situations
to perform Saturday
Foothills Philharmonic and the Greer Cultural Arts Council will present their annual Christmas Concert, including a Toys for Tots drive, this Saturday beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church.