Greer Pet Idol brought dogs and their two-legged owners downtown on Tuesday, May 21.
Dogs and handlers competed last weekend at the Skyhoundz World Qualifiers on the lower ball field at Century Park for one of 22 spots in the World Championships, which will be held in September. For more information, visit skyhoundz.com/competition.
Needmore residents are honoring a volunteer who spent the last 16 years teaching a Bible Study at the local community center.
Rev. Jerome Franklin, who will soon be moving to Florida to be closer to family, has been serving with the Senior Action at the Needmore Center for the better part of two decades.
With roots dating back to the 1700s, Wellford has become known as a close-knit community where everyone knows everyone.
David Gist was born and raised in the area.
“It’s an old town,” Gist said. “When it was established, they used to call it merchant’s row. That was before my time. That was a long time ago.”
A small town situated in the Middle Tyger area of Spartanburg County, Lyman has found its identity as a well-kept mill village that continues to attract residents and visitors alike.
“It’s a mill town,” said Wanda Fowler, founding director of Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC) in 1998.
A railroad community, Duncan is a quiet, friendly small town with residents calling the area home for multiple generations.
“Duncan’s kind of unique,” said longtime firefighter Barry Frost, who was born and raised in Duncan. “Duncan was started because of the railroad track, a true railroad community, [it] didn’t have a mill.”
The City of Greer hosted its sixth annual Greer Goes Global International Festival on Saturday, April 27, at Greer City Park with more than 20 countries represented.
The festival included native performances, musical instruments, snacks from vendors, food trucks, arts and crafts, sports demonstrations and informational booths.
Relay For Life of Greer honored cancer survivors and caregivers last Friday evening with a dinner, walk and activities at Dooley Field Stadium.
The theme for this year’s Relay was Superheros: Taking Up the Fight.
One trait you can find in most Sunnyside residents: a shared sense of community.
Just ask, Dr. Norma Givens, who was born in Washington D.C. but spent her formative years in the heart of one of Greer’s most historic neighborhoods.
A hidden gem in the valley between the mountaintops of Greenville and Greer, Taylors is known for its rich history and dynamic residents.
“Taylors has a history that both long-time residents and newcomers resonate with,” said Alex Reynolds, President of Taylors TownSquare since its inception in November 2014.