Spartanburg police officer who lost his life while on duty last Tuesday will be remembered this week.
Master Police Officer Jason Harris was operating a motorcycle at around 9:40 p.m. on April 11 when it collided with an oncoming vehicle on Union Street in Spartanburg.
A development that would add 62 town homes on 6.5 acres behind Northwood Baptist Church in Greer will be considered by the city’s Planning Advisory Committee before annexation is granted, Greer Council decided last week.
More than 20 countries will be represented at this year’s International Festival, set for this Saturday at Greer City Park.
The event, which includes: International food, entertainment, displays, sports exhibitions and an international marketplace, will take place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. rain or shine.
With only two candidates filed for two open seats, the Town of Wellford has opted not to hold an election this year.
“All candidates were unopposed,” said Henry Laye, Director of Registration and Elections for Spartanburg County.
Duncan is planning to expand Stoneledge Park.
Town Council approved, 4-1, a resolution authorizing the administrator to enter into an agreement with Landart Landscape Architecture to design a park expansion, not to exceed a cost of $8,400.
Coffee with a Cop
From Greer PD
Coffee with a Cop is a time from 7:30-9 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, for the community to sit down at Starbucks, located at 1378 West Wade Hampton Blvd, with members of the Greer Police Department to discuss matters of concern or just to say hello.
The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at Belk stores in Greer and Spartanburg during the week of April 24 to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings.
A city truck slated for disposal found a new home at the Tyger River Fire Department.
At the regular March 28 meeting, Greer City Council unanimously approved to donate the truck to Tyger River in return for use of its mobile fill station.
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) recently welcomed Marc Regier as its new Operations Manager.
Regier most recently served as the Information Services Director and Utilities Director for the City of Newberry during the past nine years.