It’s the time of year when the chill in the air brings leaves tumbling down, while adults gear up for football games and children plan their costumes and trick-or-treating routes. Pursuant to the season, Oktoberfest is just around the corner.
An ordinance regulating smoking in public places and places of employment to protect the public against the harmful effects of secondhand smoke has been a divided issue among council and business owners in Duncan.
Spartanburg District Five voters flocked to the polls during a special election Tuesday to decide whether or not the school district should spend more than $70 million making improvements to Byrnes High School.
Since residents voted in favor of changing Lyman’s government to council form, Mayor Rodney Turner, who publicly opposed the change, has been absent from council meetings.
Other town employees have been terminated or resigned.
Commercial and residential construction in Greer appears to be on the upswing compared to previous years.
Greer’s commercial construction year-to-date has reached its highest valuation since 2011, equaling more than $26.4 million--the highest January through July totals in past four years.
An Eastbound train struck a Greer man Saturday afternoon between Poinsett Street and Moore Street Extension, killing him.
Officials identified the victim as 49-year-old, James Martin Bruton of Greer.
According to incident reports, first responders were dispatched to the area after a call came in regarding the incident.
Two men have been arrested and charged after a Greer man was murdered Friday night on E. Poinsett Street Ext. in Greer.
Forced to close
Due to a lack of supplies, God’s pantry, a nonprofit established in 2002 currently serving about 345 families, was forced to close all 13 of its pantry sites last week. God’s pantry is in desperate need of volunteers and nonperishable food items.
The Blood Connection, Inc. (TBC) recently announced it would promote Brian Madden to executive vice president of operations.
Local officials and veterans were on hand last Friday to celebrate the unveiling of the “Veterans Corridor of Honor,” a 12-mile stretch of road on Interstate 385 recognizing six 20th and 21st century wars.