Marion Waters announced he would be leaving Greer High School after more than 40 years in education. Waters has been the principal at Greer since the early 1990s.

Waters announces retirement from GHS

Billy Cannada's picture

After more than 40 years in education, Greer High School Principal Marion Waters is calling it a career.

Waters announced that he would be retiring at the end of the school year last week. He is currently finishing up his 45th year in the field of education.

He said the decision to retire was made last summer.

Lottery fever hits Greer

Billy Cannada's picture

What would you do with more than a billion dollars?

That’s the question many people in Greer have been contemplating over the last two weeks, as the Powerball Jackpot for the South Carolina Education Lottery has spiked to more than $1.4 Billion.

The higher the jackpot goes, the more interest there seems to be in the game.

Wellford to watch neighborhoods

Kenneth Collins Maple's picture

The Wellford Police Department is encouraging citizens to form neighborhood watch groups.

During Tuesday night’s city council meeting, police chief Tim Alexander said the department responded to 729 events in December.

“Ya’ll were busy, weren’t you?” councilmember Wymond Wilkins exclaimed.

A sign on the door informed customers that the Greer location of American General Life was closed.

Insurance firm lays off workers

Kenneth Collins Maple's picture

The Greer office of American General Life and Accident Insurance Company closed its doors last Thursday.

As employees left the premises Thursday afternoon, management did not speak, refusing to answer questions of how many employees had been laid off and how much notice was given.


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