The sixth annual Sgt. Brian Donnelly Memorial Safety Awareness Day took place on Saturday, May 4, at the Eastside YMCA. The event was held to share crime prevention information and honor Sgt. Donnelly for his loyal commitment and dedication to the safety of those in the Upstate.
Residents, staff members and community members gathered at Bayberry Retirement Inn last Thursday to celebrate the retirement inn’s 30th anniversary. The celebration included Mutts BBQ and entertaining music at the 309 Northview Drive location.
Greer’s Nick Venuto is setting out to clarify misconceptions and relieve some of the stigma surrounding Tourette Syndrome (TS).
“I know that there are many misconceptions about TS,” Venuto said. “I want to change them and spread awareness about what it really is.”
The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has now seen 18 consecutive months of increased passenger activity.
The airport had 207,798 passengers in March, compared to 179,897 in March of last year.
Local residents filled Greer City Council chambers last week to oppose the closing of a portion of Victor Avenue Extension.
Last Saturday, under a clear blue sky with warm sunshine, around 50 people spent the day just the way Jackson Cowdrey would have–on the bank of Lyman Lake.
Spartanburg School District Five has a new Superintendent.
The school board announced Monday that Dr. Randall Gary will take over the post when Dr. Scott Turner retires at the end of this school year.
Turner has been with the district for 15 years.
Victor Mill could soon be the site of 189 new town homes.
Scout Realty Group submitted an application for the project to Greer’s Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) last week.
Teachers from across the state won’t be in their classrooms on Wednesday.
Instead, they’ll be marching at the State House in Columbia, advocating for education reform during what they’re calling “#AllOutMay1: A Day of Reflection for Educators.”
Wellford to hold Spring Festival
The City of Wellford is planning its second Spring Festival for Saturday, May 18.
The application deadline for vendors is May 3.
The Wellford Spring Festival is open on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with set up as early as 7:30 a.m.