It’s back-to-school week in Greenville and Spartanburg Counties, and that means it's picture time! We asked readers to submit their favorite first-day-of-school pictures, and the results are on page B7 of this week’s newspaper. If you don’t see the picture you submitted, check online at greercitizen.com where more will be posted.
Greer student Fatima Falah is being recognized for her ideas on school safety.
Falah was recently named a State Merit winner at the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, a national middle school science competition.
Rose Marie Jordan was recently recognized by the City of Greer for her years of service to the community.
Jordan, a local historian, was presented with a proclamation from Greer Mayor Rick Danner last week.
Known for having the only ice rink in town, the Pavilion in Taylors has a lot to offer visitors.
Pavilion offerings include: ice hockey and ice skating, as well as lacrosse, tennis, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, curling, soccer fields, a couple of playgrounds, a dog park and a community garden.
With school starting in less than two weeks, the Greer Soup Kitchen is wrapping up its summer lunch buddies program, which provides a steady meal for those in need.
A vast array of offerings has turned Reidville’s 137-acre Tyger River Park into a popular summer destination for local residents.
Personal paintings, wooden structures and plenty of shade distinguish Kids Planet at Century Park from other playgrounds in the area.
About 20 years ago, more than 3,000 volunteers came together to build the playground in nine days; this fall, the city is bringing in new equipment.
Small Impressions Child Development Center (CDC) recenlty launched a new innovative Financial Literacy Program titled Kid Ventures.
This summer, students learned about the many aspects of financial literacy and entrepreneurship, and the students established business enterprises of their own as well as manufactured a product to sell.
A typical Board of Commissioner’s meeting turned into a surprise award ceremony for one Greer CPW employee.
Mark Harvey was recognized with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award on Monday, July 22.