This past week, the South Carolina House of Representatives put the finishing touches on a bi-partisan Ethics Reform Act that passed 110-0. A true recounting of this issue would take many pages, so here are a few of the major reforms our Ethics Reform Act fixes.
Sims BBQ, located at 106 W. Main Street in Duncan, will host a benefit for Shannon High, a Greer runner that suffered severe injuries in the Goodwill Mud Run, on Saturday afternoon (May 31), beginning at 4 p.m.
The cost is $12 for adults, which includes drinks and dessert.
Sheri Few became “very involved” with education while her four boys attended South Carolina public schools in the Midlands area. Now, she’s hoping to become the South Carolina Superintendent of Education.
Greenville in Harmony
First in competition
By Amanda Irwin
Households use about 60 different types of batteries, and now locating replacements for a lot of them will be easier for Greer residents.
Last Friday night’s annual Relay for Life in Greer raised a total of $34,000 on-site, as part of the $90,863 raised this year. Community Manager Gina Miller said an additional $4,000-$6,000 may be coming in for an estimated total of more than $95,000 raised this year, which is below this year’s fundraising goal of $120,000 for the cause.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is beginning its search for a new president and CEO after Allen Smith announced his pending departure last week.
Smith will take over as the president and CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce on June 16.
In 2012, the FCC, in conjunction with four major U.S. carriers, began an effort to provide 911 texting capabilities nationally.