Clemson University has promoted Brian Callahan to associate director of Extension, which provides technology transfer to residents of all 46 counties in the state.
Carbon monoxide is a well-known silent killer.
On average, around 5,000 people in the U.S. receive treatment each year after being poisoned by the colorless, odorless gas.
Fortunately, for the Halkett family, a carbon monoxide detector alerted them to the danger in their home, possibly saving their lives.
The Woodlands at Furman will once again open its doors to the community with its annual Festival of Trees.
The Thursday, Dec. 11 Festival of Trees coincides with The Woodlands at Furman’s annual Holiday Open House and Tour of Homes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests are asked to RSVP to 371-3123 by Dec. 5.
Christmas music is playing, many downtown Greer businesses are decorated, light poles are wrapped in garland and the city’s tree is up — the City of Greer is ready for Christmas, and residents have several holiday events to put them in the Christmas spirit.
Before you map out your route to hit all the Black Friday sales, several area business owners have a last minute suggestion: shop local.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday shopping season officially gets underway this weekend, and several local stores are celebrating Small Business Saturday.
Every year Greer’s Police Department, with the assistance of community members and the Syl Syl Toy Drive, takes in donations that help provide a Christmas for more than 500 needy children in the Greater Greer area and has been an ongoing effort for the past 20 years.
About 40 people made the mile-long walk from Memorial United Methodist Church to the Greer Soup Kitchen in the pouring rain on Sunday to help raise money to fight hunger in the city.
Day 5-Can Run
Greer Community Ministries is the beneficiary of the 23rd Annual Taylors Turkey Day 5-Can Run on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 9 a.m. at the Eastside High School track.
The 10th annual Merle State Hunger Walk will take place this Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. The walk, benefiting the Greer Soup Kitchen, will begin at Memorial United Methodist.
A Greer High School senior was killed in single-vehicle car crash Saturday on Highway 414 at Burrells Road, Taylors.
According to the Greenville County Coroner’s office, 17-year-old Samantha Rybikowsky, of Holiday Road, Greer, ran off the road at a curve and hit a tree at around 6:30 a.m.