Clemson University trustees approved measures to improve campus facilities and infrastructure and heard enrollment, fundraising and administrative reports during their fall quarterly meetings on campus.
Editor’s note: The following speech was written and delivered by Trez Clarke at Sunday’s “Out of the Darkness Walk.” Clarke is a mental health educator who worked for Mental Health America for seven years. Today, she speaks to churches, civic groups and businesses about such topics as grief, suicide prevention and stress management. Clark
A large crowd gathered in downtown Greer last Saturday to celebrate an array of fall activities, including the ninth annual Greer State Bank Oktoberfest on Trade Street.
The first Purple and Gold Scholarship Gala, founded by the Phi Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, will raise scholarship money for a deserving high school student.
The gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon St.
Just a year after opening its doors in downtown Greer, Gatherings on Main owner Darla Booher has announced the shop will be closing.
New Police Chief Jay Hayes was sworn in during Lyman’s town council meeting on Monday night.
Council appointed Hayes to serve as interim police chief following former Police Chief Terry Richards’ resignation.
Richards’ departure came after council received a letter accusing Richards of an affair.
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The Friends of Lake Robinson will host its seventh annual Day of Celebration Sunday from 1-6 p.m. at the Verne Smith park adjacent to the lake.
Visitors can test kayaks and canoes on the lake courtesy of Sunrift Adventures or try their hands at fishing with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ virtual fishing simulator.
Clothe yourself in pink attire because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Studies show early detection and preventative health are vital in the fight against breast cancer.
The Kiwanis Club of Greer (Carolinas District Division 22) named new officers at the Sept. 25 meeting. Lt. Gov. John Helfrich insalled Steve Blackwell as president, Ron Spradlin as vice president and Charmaine Helfrich as secretary and interim treasurer.