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Graduation rates up

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Greenville County Schools saw a “significant increase,” in on-time graduation rates, rising from 72.4 percent to 76.9 percent, along with increases in most subgroups.

Jason McCreary, accountability and quality assurance director, presented the board of trustees with the most recent graduation rates.

City reviews annual audit

Amanda Irwin's picture

The City of Greer’s annual audit indicated “excellent” financial standings for the 2012 to 2013 fiscal year, according to Johnny Britt, CPA with S. Preston Douglas & Associates LLP.
Britt gave the city’s annual audit during the Dec. 11 Greer City Council meeting.

The American Lung Association, the oldest volunteer health organization, is now offering programs at Village Hospital.

Village Hospital offers lung programs

Amanda Irwin's picture

Courtnie McKinney is in the business of selling the intangible — a cure for lung disease.

Because of the efforts of McKinney and volunteers, the American Lung Association has been able to expand its programs, some of which are now offered at Village Hospital, located in community room 250 on Westmoreland Road in Greer.

Lyman appoves Eurodrive contract

Amanda Irwin's picture

Lyman Town Council called a special meeting on Dec. 11 to discuss a contractual matter during executive session. No actions were taken during executive session, but following the session, council unanimously approved a resolution for a contract with Eurodrive, located at 1295 Old Spartanburg Highway in Lyman.

Wellford ordinance amended

Amanda Irwin's picture

Wellford Town Council passed an amendment for a new wrecker rotation ordinance following feedback from council during a recent special called meeting.

The amendment proposes the allowance of wreckers based outside of the town, but with storage lots in the city, to be placed on the wrecker rotation.

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