After Mayor Tommy Watson reported that the Town of Wellford operates at $4,250 deficit for sewer services each month, councilmember Wymond Wilkins asked for a raise for council, leading to a special called meeting where the ordinance failed to pass.
Lyman resident Teresa Willbanks addressed town council during the April 13 meeting, requesting more public involvement and more government transparency, as promised during the change of government.
The City of Greer will host its annual Amnesty Day on April 25, allowing city residents only to dispose of items that are not permitted in weekly curbside collection. The service is being offered for the tenth consecutive year at no cost to residents by the city’s Public Services Department.
Hollywild Animal Park is now home to a rare Timbavati white lion, marking the first time the local organization has been a part of an international breeding program.
Greer Station’s Tuesdays on Trade ‘Touch a Truck’ event Tuesday night on Trade Street in Greer drew a crowd.
John Oliver, father of 24-year-old Rebecca Lynn Oliver, who was fatally shot by a Duncan Police Officer in March last year, recently filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force was used during the incident, “despite never being in jeopardy of serious bodily harm or death.”
The City of Greer’s International Festival returns for a second year this weekend.
The event, which runs from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturday, is expected to see a large turnout featuring a number of different cultures.
Replacing Chris Harvey upon his retirement, Greer’s new Fire Chief, Dorian Flowers, brings 23 years of fire service experience with him.
First Friday moved
to this Friday
In observance of Good Friday, the April First Friday Luncheon has been moved to the second Friday of the month, April 10th, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon St.
Disney and Pixar films will rule the summer at Greer City Park as Wells Fargo gets set to present the 2015 City of Greer Moonlight Movies series.