God’s Pantry needs spaghetti, cereal, beans, rice, mixes, boxed items, oatmeal, grits, Ramen noodles, macaroni and cheese, canned meats, vegetables, fruits and tomato products, peanut butter, dessert mixes, snacks, condiments, coffee and drink mixes.
The Creative Advancement Centers After School Program was recognized for its service to the Greer community by BMW Manufacturing Co. at an awards ceremony held in Munich Germany on Nov. 20.
The Creative Advancement Centers is a collaborative partner with the Greenville County Schools and The City of Greer.
Lyman Town Council called a special meeting on Dec. 11 to discuss a contractual matter during executive session. No actions were taken during executive session, but following the session, council unanimously approved a resolution for a contract with Eurodrive, located at 1295 Old Spartanburg Highway in Lyman.
Wellford Town Council passed an amendment for a new wrecker rotation ordinance following feedback from council during a recent special called meeting.
The amendment proposes the allowance of wreckers based outside of the town, but with storage lots in the city, to be placed on the wrecker rotation.
Smiles could light up the faces of more than 500 people – many of them children – this holiday season after area residents stepped up to help Greer Relief provide gifts for those in need.
Cherie Pressley has accepted another term on the Upstate Workforce Investment Board (WIB).
Pressley, who is the Executive Director for the Upstate Regional Education Center, was recently selected for another three-year term.
Duke Energy recently donated $20,000 to the Peace Center in Greenville to support its Peace Partners program.
Peace Center officials say the donation will allow dozens of families to attend the Peace Center on New Year’s Eve to see the opening night performance of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Cheryl Carpenter’s father grew up poor – Kenneth Coates didn’t want to see children wear hand-me-down shoes as he did.
When Carpenter had her first child, Coates frequently bought new shoes.
Newly elected Mayor Lisa Cooley Scott and council member Jason Shuler were sworn in during the Duncan Town Council meeting Monday night.
The two were chosen by Duncan voters during a special election on Dec. 3.
At the beginning of next year, Andrew Johnson, a 2011 Blue Ridge graduate, will deploy for his first tour to Afghanistan.