Manning House, a provider of assisted living services and care to seniors in Greer, unveiled its new name – Manning Place, which organization officials say reflects its refreshed commitment to enriching the life of the residents that it serves.
Gov. Nikki Haley recently appointed Janet P. Oakley as Secretary of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), pending Senate confirmation. Oakley currently serves as the director of policy and government relations at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).
The South Carolina State House voted 112-0 to pass “Emma’s Law” on Thursday April 3, hoping to crack down on DUI cases.
Named after 6-year-old Emma Longstreet, who was killed by a drunk driver on January 1, 2012, The bill will now move to the Senate, as there have been some changes made by the House.
Sally Atwater has spent time in the classroom, worked in Washington, returned to the classroom and is now making another venture into politics.
Atwater is in the running for the South Carolina superintendent of education.
Clemson University’s National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has entered into an agreement with the S.C. Department of Education to analyze needs and provide support to the state’s 26 at-risk schools.
The 2014 Greer High School Oldies reunion is approaching quickly. The reunion is set for May 16-17 and begins with a storytelling event at Stomping Grounds in downtown on May 16.
Jimmy Benson will be the corporate sponsor for the event, as he celebrates 50 years in business in Greer.
Twenty-five celebrities will be in Greenville the week of May 12 for the 2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am, presented by SYNNEX Corporation, including 10 first-time participants. Officials also announced two new celebrity components, including featured celebrity groupings and six celebrities to play in Sunday’s final round.
BMW Group will expand its services in the Greer area, spending $1 billion between now and 2016 to create 800 additional jobs.
Celebrating 20 years of production in the U.S., BMW officials made the announcement last Friday at a gathering featuring U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
About a year after her home on East Bearden Street in Greer was condemned, 77-year-old Mary Lou Franklin returned to the place she had lived since she was 8 years old.
What she found was a brand new house.
“I like it,” Franklin said with her hand firmly grasping the banister on her new front porch.
The Greer Fire Department presented the 2013 annual report during the March 25 Greer Council meeting.