A Greer teen has been charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, after police say the 16-year-old stabbed his 60-year-old grandfather to death and stabbed his 62-year-old grandmother, leaving her seriously injured.
Several residents spoke in opposition to Abner Creek Crossing, a proposed apartment home community to be located on Abner Creek Road, at a Greer Planning Commission meeting Monday night.
David Seifert, director of finance and information technology, reported to Greer Council that, over the past 10 years, while the budget has increased significantly from $12 million to $18 million, it has been at a slower rate than Greer’s population growth.
Free home safety
Checks for seniors
For National Safety month, the Greenville County Home Instead Senior Care office is offering free home safety checks for the county’s seniors through June.
To request a free home safety check or a checklist, call Home Instead Senior Care office at 242-2228.
The June 10 election narrowed the superintendent race, but not enough.
The Greer Chamber of Commerce is digging through a number of applications to find and select its new president and CEO by the end of the summer.
The chamber began its search after Allen Smith announced his departure in May. He has since taken a new role with the Spartanburg Chamber.
Friday was the 70th anniversary of D-Day, which is recognized as the turning point of World War II. When more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and French soldiers were invading the coast of Normandy, France, Greer resident Carmella Hudson was stationed in Wales, England, where she served as a nurse at the 232nd Station Hospital.
The City of Greer’s annual Freedom Blast will feature music from the Zac Brown tribute band 20 RIDE, a large fireworks display, photo opportunities with an eagle mascot and a salute to the men and women of the U.S. military.
Regional Coordinator Terry Taylor with the South Carolina Tobacco-Free Collaborative presented a smoke-free ordinance to Duncan Council on Monday. If passed, smoking will be prohibited in enclosed workplaces. The State Clean Air Act already prohibits smoking in public facilities.
A rehabilitation homeless shelter continues to take shape in Greer, organized by Daily Bread Ministries. Most recently, a name has been selected: Greer STEP (Shelter to Empower People).