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Greer firefighter Richie Bradshaw visits with Aidan Turner at Walmart on E. Wade Hampton Blvd., last Friday as part of the Rescue Heroes Touch A Truck Experience parking lot event.

Freedom Blast draws thousands

An estimated 15,000-20,000 people found their way to Greer City Park Saturday night during the city’s annual  Freedom Blast celebration.

Military tributes, live entertainment and a fireworks show were just a few of the attractions that brought in one of the biggest crowds Greer has ever seen.

City to bolster cyber security

The City of Greer is making changes to its cyber security during the month of July.

“(These changes) will apply to all of us,” City Administrator Ed Driggers told council last week. “We are beginning to see exponential increases in attempts to infiltrate our system.

The Greer Centennial Lions Club awarded Brooks Lathrop (right) the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, which is the highest award a Lion can receive, during a summer party last Tuesday night.

Lions Club presents awards

The Greer Centennial Lions Club handed out a few awards at its summer party last Tuesday night.

Lions Club member Brooke Lathrop was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellow award, which is the highest award a Lion can receive. It is named after the Lions Club founder Melvin Jones.


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