DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I’ve owned and trained cats most of my adult life. Regarding your recent column on keeping cats off the counter: You’re right, of course, about training cats when they’re young. But felines are smart creatures, so even an old cat can learn new tricks.
Greer Middle College is a collection of nearly 30 portables, housing about 400 students on Greenville Technical College’s Greer campus.
A crowd gathered recently at Spartanburg County Council Chamber to hear from two organizations and their stances on Common Core, the controversial education standards.
South Carolina Education Association (SCEA) and South Carolina Parents (PIE) presented their sides – SCEA supports Common Core and SCPIE opposes them.
For his first foray into inventing, River Ridge fourth grade student Noah McKinney went big.
His invention, the “Medi-Dri-Line,” protects a broviac line, which hangs from a person’s chest, from getting wet while bathing. McKinney’s Medi-Dri-Line won the overall grand prize from the 2014 Duke Energy Invention Convention.
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.