April Bryant, top, secretary of the Greer Food Co-op, unloaded crates of food last Thursday. Above, Rene Gunter unpacks and sorts fruits and vegetables for distribution among the co-op members.
Hollywild Animal Park has created two new ways for visitors to connect with animals, setting up baby nursery visits and after-hours encounters.
Dozens of Greer churches gathered as one congregation at Greer City Park last Sunday night for a community-wide, interdenominational prayer event.
The service, which was organized after the tragic shooting that claimed nine lives at a church in Charleston, aimed to strengthen the relationships between local church bodies.
The home of Kathy and Hank Merkle was selected for the July Residential Yard of the Month. Chick-fil-A of Greer received the Business Yard of the Month for July. Both selections were made by the Greer Garden Club Council.
By Sam Mazzotta
DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I love dogs, and my mom said always to ask permission before petting someone else’s dog. But at the park yesterday one owner told me no. Why?
A trip to your favorite local restaurant could help someone in need, as the third annual Dining Out for Hospice event, benefiting Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HOCF), gets underway next week.
Beating out 54 other contestants, Miss Greenville County Daja Dial was crowned Miss South Carolina 2015 at Township Auditorium in Columbia on Saturday, June 27, and will go on to compete in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This Miss America Pageant will be aired live on ABC at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 14.
“Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times,
This week, 55 Miss and 64 Teen contestants from across the state will compete in the 2015 Miss South Carolina Pageant at the Township Auditorium in Columbia. Preliminaries began on Monday and will continue through Thursday. The finals competition and crowning will be held Friday at 7 p.m. for Miss South Carolina Teen and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Area students are familiar with school resource officers who provide safety and guidance in the learning environment, but often that accustomed affiliation is not shared in the broader community. As schools close and summer begins, the Greer Police Department is encouraging residents to acquaint themselves with their area patrol officers.