The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) recently recognized the City of Greer with a Certificate of Achievement from the ICMA Center for Performance Analytics, acknowledging the city’s performance management efforts.
The Greenville Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male red panda. Born on Sunday, June 21, the offspring is the first for parents Collette, 3 years old, and Firecracker, 9 years old, and marks the first birth of the species for the zoo since 2006.
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) is reassessing its use of fluoride in drinking water and plans to host a series of public forums to obtain input from customers and local residents.
Culvers, a proposed restaurant to be located at 1004 Wade Hampton Blvd., was presented and reviewed during the July Planning Advisory meeting.
The Yellow Jackets will be donning some new gear this August, courtesy of the Carolina Panthers.
Greer, one of six schools in North and South Carolina selected to receive an equipment grant from the NFL team, will be the beneficiary of up to 70 “excellent condition” practice jerseys.
The Rotary Club of Greater Greer is entering a new fiscal year with a new set of officers. Officers were installed at the Club’s annual end-of-the-year gathering on July 28.
The slate of officers is as follows:
Earl D. Simmons, Sr. - President
Jeri Lynn Smith - Secretary
Barbara Ellis - President-Elect
People of different races and ages gathered in Duncan Monday to show their support for keeping “Rebels” as the Byrnes nickname.
Just a few miles down the road, at St. John Baptist Church in Wellford, people for and against the name were also voicing their opinions.
The City of Duncan took time to welcome newly elected councilmember Calvin Cowen at its July 14 meeting.
Cowen, along with James Waddell, who was reappointed, was sworn in during the meeting. He is taking over Jason Shuler’s seat on council.
Duncan may see changes in the election process for councilmembers, however.
Filing has opened several of the City of Greer’s elected offices, including mayor, council seats for district’s one, three and five, and a Commissioner of Public Works (CPW) seat.
All positions are four-year terms, except the CPW seat, which is six-years.
It’s an exciting time to live in Greer.
That’s what Mark Owens will tell you, who recently celebrated his first full year as Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce President and CEO.