State Superintendent Mick Zais and Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, visited four “innovative” Greenville schools last week, including Greer Middle College Charter.
In December of 2012, Six & Twenty distillery, a locally inspired name used to produce whiskey from local products, was opened by Greer native Robert Redmond and David Raad.
The Six & Twenty name is derived from a local legend, according to Redmond.
Editors Note: This is the first of a month-long series celebrating Black History Month and African Americans who have made an impact in the community.
A $3.2 million wastewater plant upgrade and contractual agreement with Davis & Floyd were approved during the Lyman Town Council meeting on Monday night.
In June, without the support of Greer, Greenville County voted to absorb the Recreation District after it disbanded, leaving some cities that were impacted questioning what they would receive in return for the tax increase.
On Dec. 16, 3-year-old Ian Greene was crushed by a television that fell on him, causing four skull fractures, swelling of the brain and blood on the brain, busted ear drums, a broken jaw and broken facial bones.
Road to recovery
The Board of Zoning Appeals passed a request for a LED sign to be placed in front of Riverside Baptist Church.
Last summer, I watched a lesser-known movie called “A Late Quartet.” It’s about a group of classical musicians who played together many years before egos and personality conflicts got in the way. It isn’t a particularly great film, and wouldn’t even be that memorable if not for Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s performance.
Top taxidermists converged on Raleigh, N.C. in January for the Big Rock Sports North American Taxidermy Championship, and Greer resident Billy Elder took home an award.
Elder won in the amateur division for his bear shoulder mount.
Mounts were entered in five divisions: youth, amateur, master’s, professional and dealer’s choice.