Erica Downs was given a gift she will not soon forget. Last Friday morning, along with several volunteers, she raised the wall to her soon-to-be home in the Abigail Springs community in Taylors.
Since December, the Western Carolinas Region of the American Red Cross, with the assistance of 300 volunteers, has responded to about 275 disasters to assist more than 800 people. In conjunction with this statistic, Greer Mayor Rick Danner proclaimed March to be American Red Cross month.
Village Hospital was recently renamed the Pelham Medical Center, and in honor of the change, a ribbon cutting was held on Monday with speakers Tony Kouskolekas, Pelham Medical Center president, Greer Mayor Rick Danner and Mark Aycock, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s chief operating officer.
Lyman Town Council unanimously approved a resolution to spend an additional $57,800 from the general fund reserve to replace the Lyman Event Center Pacific Place’s roof.
Road to recovery
Elizabeth Moffly wants to make some changes.
The Charleston County School Board member wants to focus on student achievement, instructional quality and graduation rates.
Two groups of employees at the Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) recently went well above and beyond the call of duty. On Monday, they were recognized for their “exceptional efforts.”
Representative with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) testified at the South Carolina State House in support of “Emma’s Law” last Thursday.
Glenn A. Bramhall, a resident of Spartanburg, was promoted to the rank of Major General, U.S. Army, in a ceremony held March 9, in Anderson.
State lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently for shelving the Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX) project, a multi-billion dollar project to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel.