The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded $120,535 in grants to South Carolina public housing authorities to assist residents in gaining access to education, job training and employment.
Greer’s Five Star Plumbing Heating Cooling welcomed Mike Keller as Service Manager to its team recently.
Keller brings knowledge and experience as a manager to the position, as he has served Upstate residents in the plumbing field for the past six years.
Furman University has raised $406 million to fund a number of initiatives on and around campus.
The fundraising efforts were part of the “Because Furman Matters” capital fundraising campaign.
After a year of meetings with 16 different groups of teachers, administrators, business leaders, education stakeholders and Members of South Carolina’s General Assembly, Gov. Nikki Haley has begun her K-12 Education Reform Initiative.
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Greer State Bank is marking its 25th anniversary this month, celebrating more than two decades of serving customers in the Greer, Taylors and surrounding markets.
Company officials say the plan put into place twenty-five years ago remains unchanged: personalized banking services to make the lives of customers better.
A Greer resident is finding practical ways to make a difference in her community, and it requires putting others before herself.
Martha O’Neal, The Greer Citizen’s 2013 Citizen of the Year, is the operating manager of Daily Bread Ministries, a soup kitchen on Poinsett Street in downtown Greer.
Kenny and Keri Skipper thought they would be spending Christmas in the delivery room.
That special moment, which the couple had experienced once before during the birth of their daughter, Avery, would not come for another seven days.
Lyman officials say the town has acquired $513,000 in assets without acquiring any debt through use of grants and hospitality tax.
“Since the last budget we have increased the assets for the Town of Lyman by over half a million dollars with no debt,” said Mayor Rodney Turner.
After serving Greer for more than 50 years, Gene and Carolyn Jolley are closing the doors of Gene’s Dairy Bar.
“Gene just wants to get out,” Carolyn said.
She wouldn’t expand further on what led to the decision to close the restaurant, but said they made the decision two weeks ago.