The Drechler family took part in Greer’s annual Oktoberfest celebration last Saturday in downtown. The event, hosted each year by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, featured authentic German food, entertainment and activities for children.
A man attempting to help a broken-down vehicle off the road was hit and killed by another car last Friday on SC 80 in Greer.
Authorities say 20-year-old Corey Blake Rabb was hit from behind and died on the scene at around 8:30 p.m.
The incident occurred at the bridge area of J. Verne Smith Parkway and E. Poinsett St. Extension.
Greer City Council incumbent Judy Albert is hoping to continue serving District 6 after eight years in office.
Albert, who will run for re-election against Dexter Reaves on Nov. 7, said Greer has seen success and continued growth during her stint on council.
Taylors firefighter Jeff Hannah will challenge incumbent Doug Wavle for the Taylors Fire and Sewer District Commissioner seat on Nov. 7.
Hannah has spent more than 30 years in the fire service in Taylors.
Fall 2017 class
For grief support
Interim Healthcare Hospice is restarting its Fall 2017 Grief Support Class for those struggling with the loss of a loved one, those having difficulty finding friends who understand and those looking for practical tools to cope.
The Town of Lyman is working on a long-term strategic plan to guide future growth.
Monday night, town officials and the Appalachian Council of Governments (ACOG) hosted a public meeting at Pacific Place to begin discussions.
The Greer Farmers’ Market will partner with a local nonprofit during its final outing of the season.
This Thursday, Oct. 26, the market will host a “Stone Soup” fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. supporting Greer Relief.
The history of the Greer Lions Club hot dog supper goes hand in hand with the history of Big Thursday.
When the event began in 1979 as a fundraising opportunity for Greer Community Ministries (GCM), the hot dog supper was a featured event.
Big Thursday is Nov. 2 at Fairview Baptist Church in Greer from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Greer resident Melanie R. Boulos is bringing her passion for yoga to the area with the opening of MEL-O-YOGA on Poinsett Street downtown.
“We’re just so excited to be in the Greer community,” Boulos said. “We’re just hoping to create a place in Greer where we can share our belief and love of yoga together.”
The Greer Commission of Public Works has finished its major digging downtown until the first of the new year.
Water and sewer line repairs, conducted from manhole to manhole, will still be taking place during the holiday season.