Jim Campbell, Interim Director of Spartanburg County Parks and Recreation, requested Duncan Council consider rejoining the Recreation District.
The Greer Lions Club recently held its 84th annual awards banquet at Greer City Hall, recognizing local community leaders.
The 2013-2014 winners included:
Citizen of the Year: Junior Holder, Manager of Quality Foods
When Carolyn Greene’s nearly 20-year-old paulownia tree got too big for her backyard, she saw the glass as half-full. About 17 rings date the tree.
The tree was causing problems for the rest of her yard — limbs were hanging over the fence. It towered over other vegetation, hogging sunlight and water.
After a tossed cigarette started a brush fire that destroyed two structures in the Riverwood Farms subdivision, community members, several emergency response and local organizations stepped up to help displaced individuals.
Wellford Town Council unanimously approved going forward with a sanitation bid and joining the Spartanburg County Parks and Recreation District, following an executive session at an April 1 meeting.
After three years of discussion, the City of Lyman has reached a settlement with Startex-Jackson-Wellford-Duncan Water District (SJWD) through mediation.
Officials estimate nearly 4,000 people took to the streets for the Heart Walk last Saturday in Greer, raising an estimated $500,000 for the cause. The walk was the fourth held in the city, and the number of participants and amount raised were equivalent to the results of the 2013 walk.
Pelham Power Breakfast At Roosters
The Pelham Power Breakfast, presented by Greer State Bank, will be held on April 9 from 8 – 9 a.m. at Rooster’s Men’s Grooming Center, 3935 Pelham Road, Greenville. The event is free to members.
The Joyce Scott Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented Dr. Thomas McAbee with the community service award on April 3.
Manning House, a provider of assisted living services and care to seniors in Greer, unveiled its new name – Manning Place, which organization officials say reflects its refreshed commitment to enriching the life of the residents that it serves.