DSS workers won a team award recently. Team members are Devon Holder, Rosalyn Berrios, Maria Gonzalez, Celinda Rodriguez, Olga Rodriquez, Norma Wagner, Patricia Zurita, Yolanda Holmes, Deborah Black and Lisa Turner.

DSS workers win team award

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For the second year in a row, the S.C. Department of Social Services (SCDSS) hosted a People’s Choice Awards program where employees could nominate their coworkers for excellence in service.

New this year was the Keith Frazier Team Award for a group who have performed extraordinarily well on a project or group effort.

Local veteran Andy Burleigh served four years in the Army and 20 in the Air Force as a pilot.

Remembering their service

As the United States celebrates its independence this week, the City of Greer took some time to honor the contributions of local veterans.

At the city’s annual Freedom Blast celebration last weekend, Greer paid tribute to military servicemen and women during the annual Preston Johnson Veterans March.

The BMW Group announced a new X3 model at its anniversary celebration Monday morning.

Greer BMW will create 1,000 jobs

BMW will create 1,000 more jobs at its Greer plant.

The announcement came during the German car company’s 25th anniversary celebration on Monday morning.

The BMW Group has invested $8 billion in the Upstate facility since its opening in 1994, and currently employs more than 9,000 workers.

Greer Community Ministries hosted its first Hero Kids Fest last week. The event included a number of service projects for local nonprofits.

Ministry holds Kids Fest

Local elementary students had a chance to give back last week during Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) inaugural Hero Kids Fest.

The K5 through fifth grade students created projects to aid the Greer Soup Kitchen, Greer Community Ministries, Greer Relief and the Greer Fire Department during the week-long event.


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