Of the 2,139 registered voters in Lyman, nearly 20 percent cast ballots in the special election on Aug. 12 in response to referendum regarding a change of government.
In November, Greer residents will have the opportunity to vote on an ordinance that, if passed, will allow alcohol sales, excluding liquors, on Sundays for off premises consumption.
Greer Council voted to pass the referendum at the Aug. 12 meeting.
Greer Police say a Duncan daycare left a 3-year-old girl at Kid’s Planet in Century Park last week.
Authorities were alerted last Thursday afternoon when a woman noticed a young girl had been left alone for more than an hour.
Because of their persistence, and with the assistance of nearly 80 volunteers, 40 individuals with disabilities took a step toward independence as part of the iCan Bike program.
The program teaches people 8-years-old and older how to ride a bicycle without training wheels through a five-day program.
More than 40 competition cookers will test their skills in downtown Greer this weekend at the annual Sooie’t Relief BBQ Benefit.
The free event, benefiting Greer Relief, is set for Friday, Aug. 22 from 6–10 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m.–10 p.m. on Trade Street.
In desperate need
God’s pantry needs volunteers, supporting churches and friends, as giving is down and the needs are up, and Children home from school are unable to get three meals a day, and the warehouse is out of vegetables.
Residents who live near O’Neal Church Road expressed concerns regarding a proposed expansion for O’Neal Village at Monday night’s Planning Commission meeting.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will host a Minority Business Summit from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at Grace Hall, 108 Trade St.
The Minority Business Summit is a free one-day event featuring dynamic breakout sessions and speakers, networking, and new ideas specifically designed to help all businesses and organizations.
Following suit with several other Upstate cities, Duncan Council decided to allow residents to vote in November on whether or not to permit the sale of alcoholic liquors for on-premises consumption in Duncan, as well as Spartanburg County.
Shirley Clopton was the only councilmember to vote in opposition of the ordinance.
The annual SC.. Mountains to Midlands Komen Race for the Cure, a 5K run/walk designed to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer, will hold its 20th race in Greenville on Saturday, September 27.