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Stacy and John Stewart have been married for just over 27 years and work together every day at Walmart Supercenter in Greer.

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Local optometrist John Stewart was named Eye Doctor of the Year for the Southeastern region by Walmart in April. The Stewart family have had their office in the Greer Walmart Supercenter since moving to Greer in February 1999. John was selected out of 95 other eye care doctors partnered with Walmart.

Once a week, Cassandra and Redd gather with Sunday Dinner with a Twist volunteers to load up their vehicles with dozens of homemade meals to hand out to homeless communities in the greater Greenville areas.

Sunday Dinner with a Twist

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Humanizing the homeless––it’s Redd and Cassandra Martin’s desire to make sure the homeless community feels loved and confident that they will receive at least one hot meal a week. It all started when the married couple put a twist on Sunday dinner in 2018.

Now, they feed over 200 homeless individuals every week.

Miller Claire and her mother Ashley Latham.

Steel magnolias

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“It was August 6. It was like any other day.”

Local mother Ashley Latham and her 17-month-old daughter Miller Claire had a routine every weekend, and August 6 was no different.

A stroll to Thornblade Club. Playing on the swing set. Picking leaves off trees.

Shirlee Rollins - Greer’s first female mayor

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Ever since the establishment of Greer, women have played a very pivotal role in the city’s history. During a time when women were known for mostly who their husbands were, many women found ways to become influential monetarily and help aid the community. 


Hostas, coral bells, and ferns grow together in the shade for a beautiful display of green and purple colors. Snipes said the first thing a gardener should determine is how much sun a bed receives to dictate what plants can safely grow there.

Spring into action

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March is both cold and warm, where spring meets winter’s end and prepares gardeners for a season of warmth and growth.

But when is it warm enough to start planting? When should a gardener begin to prepare soil? Where should certain roots grow? And what are some tips for sprouting gardeners?


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