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Veteran signs to be unveiled

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A 12-mile portion of Interstate 385 in Greenville County is being designated the “Veterans Corridor of Honor” to recognize those who served in 20th and 21st century wars.

Signs commemorating six conflicts will be placed at two-mile intervals between markers 22 and 34 and revealed in a ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 5.

J. Van Collins, a longtime Greer personality, passed away at the age of 70.

Greer says goodbye to J. Van

Greer lost a memorable personality last week as J. Van Collins passed away at the age of 70.

Son of the late J. Van Collins Sr. and Georgia Mae Collins, he was known and loved by many in the Greer area.

“I’ll miss him a lot,” said Greer resident Gary Griffin. “He was one of the colorful characters of Greer.”

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