The annual Merle State Hunger Walk has brought in more than $3,000 this year, but a total raised hasn’t yet been tallied.  About 150 participants walked this year in support of the Greer Soup Kitchen.

Walk draws big crowd

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Another Merle State Hunger Walk is in the books.

The total amount raised isn’t available yet, said Martha O’Neal, operations manager. Money will continue to come in for a while, O’Neal said.  

“Wonderful. Great turn out, even in the cold,” she said.

People for the Week of Nov. 26

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Jim Cook reappointed to upstate WIB
Jim Cook was reappointed to serve a three-year term on the Upstate Workforce Investment (WIB) Board. He is the Economic Development Director for Cherokee County, and he also serves as the Chairman of the WIB Financial Oversight Committee and serves on the WIB Executive Committee.

CPW begins budget process

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The Greer Commission of Public Works has begun its budget process for 2014.

The commission recently heard a preliminary report from Chuck Reynolds, finance manager. All of 2013’s information isn’t in yet, so some data from 2012 was used, Reynolds said.

The CPW has a budget of almost $73 million.


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