Ashlan Village will give its residents and the surrounding community an opportunity to travel back to a simpler time with its first Farm Day celebration.
The Bridwell family will travel to Washington, D.C. in late May for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, where Kalika will compete.
It is Kalika’s second time competing, but the seventh time the family has gone. Kalika’s older brother Zane competed when he was in eighth grade and her older sister Keiko competed fifth-eighth grade.
Machine tool students at the J. Harley Bonds have one more tool in their arsenal to help prepare them for the real world.
The newest addition at the career center is a Haas simulator for the program, which machine tool instructor Roy Morris won at a trade show.
“You put your name in a hat and they drew my name out,” he said.
“Ragtime” has been a longtime coming at Blue Ridge High.
David Holland, Blue Ridge fine arts teacher, has wanted to do “Ragtime” for about 15 years. His students were begging for a musical, he said.
Danny White did not plan to become a single father. He also did not plan to become a published author.
But they have both happened, culminating in his book, “A Widower’s Walk: From Desert to Destiny.”
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.