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.
Gov. Nikki Haley recently appointed Janet P. Oakley as Secretary of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), pending Senate confirmation. Oakley currently serves as the director of policy and government relations at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).
The South Carolina State House voted 112-0 to pass “Emma’s Law” on Thursday April 3, hoping to crack down on DUI cases.
Named after 6-year-old Emma Longstreet, who was killed by a drunk driver on January 1, 2012, The bill will now move to the Senate, as there have been some changes made by the House.
Sally Atwater has spent time in the classroom, worked in Washington, returned to the classroom and is now making another venture into politics.
Atwater is in the running for the South Carolina superintendent of education.
Clemson University’s National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has entered into an agreement with the S.C. Department of Education to analyze needs and provide support to the state’s 26 at-risk schools.
The 2014 Greer High School Oldies reunion is approaching quickly. The reunion is set for May 16-17 and begins with a storytelling event at Stomping Grounds in downtown on May 16.
Jimmy Benson will be the corporate sponsor for the event, as he celebrates 50 years in business in Greer.