I’ll never forget the first time I saw a great white shark in person. It was a brisk morning in November 2006 and the sun splintered the Pacific like a million shards of sky-colored glass. I was standing aboard an old boat called The Searcher 170 miles from the closest North American shore.
Not in the holiday spirit yet? The Joy of Christmas Tour of Homes might help with that.
The 2019 Grandsouth Elf Fun Run to benefit Greer Relief is set for Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to wear their elf costumes and run a short 1.1 mile course prior to the Greer Christmas Parade.
Santa Claus will make his debut in Greer this year when the City hosts its Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6, 5-7 p.m. in Greer City Park.
Volunteers sought for Morning Shoppe
Each year, Greer Relief holds a Christmas Morning Shoppe for those who have completed certain requirements with the nonprofit.
Volunteers are being sought to stock the shelves of the Shoppe Dec. 2-6 as well as to assist clients while the Shoppe is open Dec. 10-20.
El Bethel to host Dinner Cantata
El Bethel Baptist Church is hosting a Dinner Cantata Presentation on Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. at 313 Jones Avenue, Greer.
Tickets are free for children up to three years old.
Lyman to hold Tree Lighting
The Town of Lyman is holding a Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 6, from 6-9 p.m. at the Lyman Veterans Park.
Join neighbors and friend for this kickoff to the holidays with the lighting of the tree, music, activities and light refreshments.
South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond recently announced the Angels of 2019.
Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State’s Office following the announcement.
A six-member team at the Greer branch of United Community Bank (UCB) recently helped to raise more than $3,000 in cash and $500 in food items for Feed the Future.
Greer native Misty Rice is leading a community drive for baby items this month for the Piedmont Women’s Center.
Seven local businesses have set up boxes as drop off locations during the month of November, which is Prematurity Awareness Month.