Just a quick jaunt from Greer, on the other side of the state line, is home to the Tryon Arts and Crafts School.
Dinner, live music and fundraising will come together soon, as the Gap Creek Singers hold their annual cabaret night.
The fourth annual cabaret night starts at 6 p.m. March 29 in the fellowship hall at First Presbyterian, 100 School St. The group will perform jazz, spirituals, easy listening and songs from Broadway musicals.
Right now, the Greer Community Garden does not look like much. The plots aren’t marked and nothing appears to be growing.
But in the coming weeks, all that will change. The field will be plowed and tilled, individual plots will take shape and food will be planted.
In a little more than two weeks, Greer High teacher Adam Massey and his Virtual Enterprise class will head to New York, where they will compete in the International Youth Business Summit.
With the 2014 season starting, Hollywild has some new additions to the animal park: three 8-week-old bear cubs.
The Syrian brown bears, born to parents Giza and Ramses, came into the world Jan. 11. They will be hand-reared, a common practice, according to Kim Atchley, Hollywild marketing director.
Some people thrive on recognition. Others work quietly behind the scenes for years without the spotlight, without a paycheck.
Greer Soup Kitchen recently honored its longtime partners at its recent banquet at First Presbyterian.
Despite the country’s movement toward renewable energy, in South Carolina, mills are a dying way of life. This leaves Suber Mill as one of the few — if not the only — continuous running grist mills in the state.
Editor’s Note: The following story is a recollection of true events from a fishing trip that took place a few weeks ago. Some names have been changed to protect certain people from offense, embarrassment or anger.
You just never know what you’re going to get with fishing guides.
A Hidden Treasure student received the first scholarship from the Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children.
Evan Cobb, a fifth grader at the Taylors private school, was recently awarded the first scholarship from the Advance Carolina Scholarship Fund.
Darlene Sutton did not grow up wanting to be a teacher. Raised on a farm, she considered becoming a veterinarian, a county singer, a nurse.
Instead, she found her way to education. Sutton taught first grade at Pickens Elementary.