Trade Street was packed with taste-testers last Tuesday night during Greer Station Association’s first Chili Cook Off.
Leland Burch is continuing to tell his story, and he is hoping to make you laugh again.
A longtime resident of Greer, Burch will launch his second book, “What Could Possibly Go Wrong” this week.
Bailey Jo Phillips was crowned Teen Miss Greer 2015 in the Little Miss South Carolina’s (LMSC) Easley, Greer, Pickens County preliminary on Sunday, Nov. 2. Phillips was also crowned both overall queen and color photogenic. The LMSC teen category includes ages 16-19. Phillips, 16, is from Taylors and is a sophomore at Wade Hampton High School.
By Sam Mazzotta
For The Greer Citizen
At 82 years old, Alma Parks Mills was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, a form of dementia that results in memory loss, cognitive changes, personality loss and an inability to reason and relate to others, according to the Center for Disease Control.
This week, Riverside High students will run, dance and play so that others may also. The school will host several student and community activities to raise money to support Camp Courage during Spirit Week 2014.
Weather postponed Olde Tyme Farm Day, but that didn’t stop hundreds of visitors from stopping by Vic and Gail Campbell’s Log Cabin Farms on Sunday to enjoy a taste of tradition.
Taylors resident John L. Thompson turned 81 last week, but it wasn’t your typical birthday party.
To celebrate, Thompson cranked out 81 push-ups, grinded through 81 chin-ups and completed an 81-mile bike ride to Lake Greenwood.
“It went well,” he said. “Got it done by about five o’clock, so not a bad day.”
Hook by hook, strip by strip, an old wool shirt takes on new life as a tree in a primitive landscape, a playful cat or a decorative snowman.
The options for traditional rug hooking are limited only by the imaginations of an upstate group dedicated to carrying on the historic art form.
Horse-drawn plows, molasses making, quilting, butter churning and other bygone traditions are back by popular demand. Gail and Dr. Vic Campbell will once again open their Log Cabin Farm to visitors during Olde Tyme Farm Day on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.