Joshua’s Way, located at 1001 W. Poinsett Street, Greer, opened one of multiple drop-off locations in the Upstate last week to collect shoebox gifts filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items for the Samaritan’s Purse project.
Becky Highsmith is hoping to make a difference in Ethiopia.
The Taylors resident, who is working to launch a family sponsorship program in January, is working with friends to hold a drop-in and tour called “A Little Christmas” on Friday, Nov. 30, from 2-8 p.m., at 605 Valley Creek Drive, Greer.
Greer Community Ministries raised $68,500 for its four primary ministries during the 39th annual Big Thursday event last Thursday, Nov. 1, at Fairview Baptist Church in Greer.
For decades, John McMaster was a fixture at the SC State Hospital.
Halloween Hoopla brought thousands to Greer City Park last Saturday. The event, hosted by The Church at Greer Station and Resurrection Church, featured performances, games and plenty of candy.
The community came out to celebrate the season during Oktoberfest at Blue Ridge Brewing Company on Saturday.
A creek, a maple tree, and a two-horse wagon may not seem important, but the members of Maple Creek Missionary Baptist Church have another story to tell. These were the three main components to the founding of their church back in 1887.
Ella Jane Nesbitt made her mark on Greer.
The longtime owner of Nesbitt’s Beauty Shop was the first African American to operate a business of this nature in Greer. The store opened in 1947 and continued on until Nesbitt’s retirement in 2011, when she was 90 years old.