in need of items
The Greer Relief and Resources Agency, Inc. food pantry is in need of several items.
Urgent needs include:
Ziploc bags (quart size)
Donations can be dropped off Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Spartanburg County Startex community will host a Startex Serve Day on Saturday, Oct. 2, 8 a.m.-noon. Volunteers will meet in the parking lot across from the Startex Post office.
The bluesy, Americana sounds of the Delta will ring through Duncan this weekend when the town hosts the South Carolina Cigar Box Guitar Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Stoneledge Park.
The City of Greer will host its fifth Annual Railfest at Greer City Park this weekend.
Running from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the family-friendly event will feature trackless train rides, educational presentations and more.
Greer City Council is asking for more information before it approves the second reading of an ordinance that would re-zone property at 200 W. Poinsett Street from C-2 (Commercial District) to C-1 (Central Business District).
South Carolina has surpassed 10,000 COVID-19 deaths, according to information released from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) last week.
With more than 668,000 cases of the disease confirmed, DHEC says it has recorded 10,181 confirmed deaths and 17 probable deaths.
Two people were exposed to a rabid bat in Greer last week.
According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Enviornmental Control (DHEC), a bat that was found near Josh Court and Nichole Place in Greer tested positive for the disease.
Changes could be coming to Main Street in downtown Greer as city officials attempt to accommodate growth and new development.
City Administrator Andy Merriman said Greer is looking at the possibility of a “road diet,” which would reduce the number of lanes in certain areas from four to three.
Regent Charlotte Koehler and members of the Joyce Scott Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) rang bells outside the Greer Heritage Museum last Thursday in recognition of Constitution Week.
Q: I have a good job and make pretty good money, but I’m tired of always worrying about my finances and being strapped for cash at the end of the month. I’ve heard you talk about getting out of debt and living on a zero-based budget, but what exactly is a zero-based budget?