Now in its 30th year, the Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest features live performances, games, crafts and entertainment for all ages.

Family Fest weekend

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Families, residents, visitors and local business owners will fill the streets in downtown Greer this weekend for the Pelham Medical Center’s Greer Family Fest from 6 – 10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Hayden Posey, left, holds a corn snake with Table Rock Park Interpretive Ranger Scott Stegenga’s assistance.

Interpretive ranger multitasks

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In his position as a interpretive ranger at Table Rock State Park, Scott Stegenga’s days are never the same. He serves as a liaison between the public and the park, forging a connection that helps the public appreciate the park and thus ensure the park’s preservation.

Council OKs texting ban

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Following a public hearing, a law that bans texting while driving received its second and final reading from Greer City Council last week, during which several amendments were proposed. Randi Jones and Jackson Batson spoke in opposition toward the ban, while Holly Watson spoke in favor of it.

Food Drive at GCM set for May 10

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The 22nd annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive is Saturday, May 10, and Greer Community Ministries (GCM) will be a donation drop-off spot for the event. Each year, the United States Postal Service asks customers to leave a non-perishable food donation in a bag by their mailboxes. Letter carriers pick them up on their regular route.      

Bass Pro Shops announced Friday that it will build a new 120,000-square-foot store at this site off S.C. Highway 101 and I-85. The store is expected to open in 2016.

Bass Pro Shops coming

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A Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World facility will open in Greer on S.C. Highway 101 near I-85 in 2016.

The announcement came from David Britt, Spartanburg County councilmember, last Friday, as more than 150 people gathered for a press conference at the Chapman Cultural Center.


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