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).
Tall Tales return
to Cannon Centre
Greer Mayor Rick Danner recently signed a proclamation recognizing Young Miss Greer Taylor Singleton’s community service efforts, expressing the city’s support as she competes for Young Miss South Carolina July 15 in Hartsville.
Clemson University has been named one of the nation’s top-ranked, up-and-coming universities with the best returns on investment, according to Best Value Schools.
The school is No. 6 on the website’s list “Ranking the Best Up-And-Coming Universities Based on ROI.”
The Greer Board of Architectural Review, along with the assistance of the Building Development and Standards Department, will work toward establishing historic district and landmark criteria in an effort to preserve the historic integrity of Greer neighborhoods, residences and businesses.
The Citadel Alumni Association recently named Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit, a 1978 business administration graduate of The Citadel, a Distinguished Citadel Alumnus.
Myrtle Smith celebrated her 100th birthday recently.
The Ladies two Mission Groups from Abner Creek Baptist Church sponsored a Tea in her honor on May 11, 2014, at Southern Sisters Sandwich Shop in Historical Reidville, across from the elementary school where her children had attended.
Wellford Council passed the first reading of the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget on June 3 following a public hearing, and due to a budget increase, residents can expect to pay an additional 3.6 mills. Wellford residents currently pay 57.9 mills.
In an effort to plan for future growth, a Greer Master Plan is being developed, and the community will have an opportunity to provide feedback during a community workshop on July 12 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon St., Greer.