The City of Greer’s Freedom Blast festival will be held this Saturday at Greer City Park. See our special section inside for more details.
Lyman will decide the next mayor, and Duncan will hold a runoff for two council members on June 27.
Lyman council members Tony Wyatt and Larry Chappell vying for the open mayoral seat. The vacancy followed the passing of mayor Tony G. Gillespie earlier this year.
As budget debates continue for the new fiscal year, City of Greer officials are proposing the reallocation of two mills that one council member believes should be rolled back to taxpayers.
A Spartanburg District Five student drowned while swimming at Lake Keowee last Sunday, Spartanburg County officials say.
Dillon Ray Spears, 15, of Wellford, was recovered by a dive team at around 10:30 a.m. but was unresponsive to CPR and was pronounced dead on scene at around 10:54 a.m.
The 2017-2018 City of Greer budget could include several fee increases.
Chief Financial Officer David Seifert presented the increases before council approved the budget’s first reading, 5-1. Council member Jay Arrowood was the only vote in opposition.
The Town of Lyman has given local business owner Scott Garland 60 days to pay a hospitality tax, or the business license for Big Daddy’s BBQ will be revoked.
Lyman Council recently amended town codes to address such occasions.
Garland, however, said the license shouldn’t be in danger.
An “off the grid” development near downtown Greer is moving forward despite opposition from the mayor.
Upstate developer Mark Clayton is planning to construct 19 homes: sustained by solar power, accessed by gravel driveways, lighted from the homes themselves and supported in part by organic gardens.
Citizens Fire Academy
The City of Greer Fire Department is proud to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the 2017 Citizens Fire Academy.
Freedom Blast will make its way back to Greer City Park on June 24, featuring live music, military tributes and one of the largest fireworks shows in the state.
The City of Greer’s Independence Day celebration is set for 6-10:30 p.m.
Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest in connection with the shooting death of Wade Hampton High School teen Makiya Hawkins, who died after an incident at The Pavilion in May.