The first time Kim Grant took a tour of the SC State Hospital, she wanted to run far away.
Born on Sept. 1, 1919, J. A. Sammons has lived through the Great Depression, World War II and a multitude of technological advances.
Growing up on a farm, Sammons attended Reid School and Taylors High School before entering the workforce.
Greer’s Kris Belanger took part in a day for mentorship and leader development at Fort Jackson earlier this month.
The mentorship and leadership event brought together senior Army leadership and ROTC cadets from eight North and South Carolina colleges and universities.
The Compassion Experience is designed to provide a look inside the life of a child living in another country.
The free event, set up over the weekend at Lifesong Church, offered an interactive journey through the true stories of children living in developing countries such as Guatemala.
Fairview Baptist Church played host to the fifth annual Night to Shine Prom for people with special needs earlier this month.
The event featured dinner, dancing, karaoke and limo rides for 150 honored guests.
Greer High’s Virtual Enterprise (VE) class collected its fourth state championship earlier this month.
The class of seven students, led by VE Teacher Brad Redd, is now looking to compete at nationals, which will take place in April in New York City.
About 30 percent of U.S. businesses are owned by women, according to Forbes. Just 2 percent of these female-owned businesses ever pass the million-dollar mark in revenue.
Renee McAbee of Greer has done just that with her company, A1 Nationwide, in an industry typically dominated by men.
Human beings are selfish.
It’s our most natural state. We look out for number one.
Even if it doesn’t feel like it all the time, we are selfish in ways we cannot see.
Nothing reveals this more perfectly than the birth of a child.
Debbie Howard is just one of several local teachers seeking to help students through the Creative Advancement Center After School Program.
The program, held at Victor Park gym Monday through Friday, offers help with homework, a hot meal and some physical activity.
When he went for his interview at the SC State Hospital, Melton Francis made one crucial mistake. He left his pack of cigarettes visible in his shirt pocket. It wasn’t that anyone interviewing him cared that he smoked -- in 1977 you could light up just about anywhere. The problem was the patients saw the cigarettes and wanted them.