On Nov. 13 a ribbon cutting for Generations 2 Generations, a veterans’ transitional facility presented to Lyman Council last June, was held. Founders Zachary and Dorothy Jenkins-Smith plan to build two buildings for male and female veterans and their families to be located at 12404 Greenville Highway in Lyman.
Great Bay Oyster House and guest shuckers are teaming up to benefit a local nonprofit.
The third Give a Shuck run is 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 21 at Great Bay Oyster House, 109 E. Poinsett St in Greer.
Greer City Council approved a bid for $30,900 for a roofing project for the Operations Center during the Nov. 12 council meeting. The accepted bid was the lowest bid and was received from Trueline Inc. based in Charlotte, N.C.
It all starts when they sit you down in a chair, put some cotton gloves on your hands and ask you to remove your shoes. A woman places some prickly insoles in them and tells you to put them back on. She then puts a pair of blurry green goggles over your eyes and some earphones on your head that emit a nerve-jarring chorus of quacking and chatt
Air Force Reserve Airman Kristany A. Lattin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
GCM in need
of food, blankets
Greer Community Ministries is in need of blankets for Meals on Wheels clients. Blankets will be delivered with meals as part of the ministry’s 12 Days of Christmas program in December.
The Food Pantry needs beef stew, and Sharon’s Closet needs winter coats.
Incumbent Gene Gibson will continue serving on the Greer Commission of Public Works after being reelected in the Nov. 5 election. Gibson has been serving for 32 years.
The final numbers aren’t in yet, but Greer Community Ministries is hopeful for Big Thursday, which was Nov. 7.
The 9th annual Merle State Hunger Walk will be held on Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. at Memorial Methodist Church, located at 201 N. Main St. in Greer, to benefit the Greer Soup Kitchen.
Early in the afternoon Sunday, David Holtzclaw was a little worried. Just a few hours later, Holtzclaw discovered he had no reason to be. Along with his brother Kevin, the sons of the late Sylvia Holtzclaw put together another successful Syl Syl Toy Drive, which was held at the Clock.