Garden Club members from the Upstate area gathered at the Cannon Center on Tuesday, March 6, for the West Piedmont District Spring Meeting, which included a welcome by Mayor Rick Danner, a luncheon, a meet and greet with the South Carolina Garden Club President and a lavender workshop with Mary Bergstrom.
Amidst the memorabilia of a bygone time, the Primrose Garden Club members reminisced about their own history.
Joada Hiatt, former librarian of the old Davenport Library and former curator of the Heritage Museum, presented the history of the club last Tuesday, Feb. 20, to celebrate Primrose’s 66th anniversary at the Greer Museum.
Author Robert Lupton helped the Nehemiah Corporation celebrate its 25th anniversary recently, sharing his experiences as a community developer in the inner city.
A long-time Greer veterinarian is retiring and planning a move to Colorado this summer.
Dr. Lori York, who purchased Blue Ridge Vet Clinic in Greer in 1991, is ready to take a break after running Blue Ridge Animal Hospital for 27 years.
Last Saturday night, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) brought their velocity tour to Greenville’s Bon Secures Wellness Arena. A loud and rocking crowd gathered to watch the event, which featured some raging bulls and fearless cowboys.
With the start of the Winter Olympics last week, Buena Vista Elementary School installed the first three “Peace Poles” at the school.
International students paraded their flags to olympic music last Friday afternoon while the rest of the student body cheered.
Chad and Lisa Clontz are adjusting to life their new home, having spent about eight months in the Greer STEP (Shelter to Empower People) program with their two children.
The program is run by Daily Bread Ministries, which also operates the Greer Soup Kitchen.
After eight months in the Greer STEP (Shelter to Empower People) program, it’s moving day for a local family of four.
Chad and Lisa Clontz, along with their two children, Chance and Timberlie, are relocating into their own home this week, taking with them a renewed focus on family and work.
The Miss Greer High School Pageant will celebrate its 20th year when it crowns a new titleholder this weekend.
Nineteen contestants will compete for the title on Thursday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. each night. Competition includes personal interview, casual wear, talent and evening gown.
Following snowy conditions in the Greer area last week, the Greer Soup Kitchen opened an emergency shelter for the homeless.
A few families made use of the offering, according to Daily Bread Ministries Board Member Chip Patat.