Greer area ‘celebrities’ participated in the Greer Centennial Lions Club Plunge fundraiser on Saturday. The event raised over $11,000. The funds will be dispersed among Lions Club causes; Camp Cole, a camp for children with serious illnesses; and the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas.
Children enjoyed arts and crafts activities at the Kids Creation Station during the inaugural Greer Arts & Eats Festival on Saturday. Visitors were greeted by several artisan vendors, musical acts, and food booths during the two-day event.
The Inaugural Greer Arts & Eats Festival will make its way to downtown Greer this weekend.
The two-day event, set for Oct. 1-2, will be held throughout downtown and Greer City Park, featuring crafts from more than 60 local artisans, interactive activities for children and food from local vendors.
For the first time in 42 years, the first Thursday in November will come and go without much fanfare at Greer Community Ministries (GCM).
The nonprofit announced that its annual Big Thursday event will move to March.
District Five voters will face a referendum question when they visit the polls on Nov. 2.
The issue is whether or not to allow Spartanburg District Five schools to borrow beyond its allowable debt limit, which is restricted in South Carolina without voter approval.
Greer Police say one person is dead following a collision on East Wade Hampton Boulevard and Ridgewood Drive on Thursday evening.
One person is dead following a shooting on Gandy Avenue in Taylors Monday evening.
Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about shots fired just after 5 p.m. Upon arrival, police found a man with at least one gunshot wound.
With more than 2,000 COVID-19 patients hospitalized statewide, some local hospitals are making adjustments to deal with the continued surge.
Pelham First Baptist
to hold Homecoming
Pelham First Baptist will hold Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Mark Smith.
The church is located at 2720 Old Highway 14 South in Greer.
by Katie Cruice Smith
For The Greer Citizen
For much of the congregation at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Dr. Randolph Hawkins is the only pastor they have ever had.
Last Friday, he stepped down from that role, after more than 50 years behind the pulpit.