Greer City Park was crowded Friday night for the Greer Idol competition and performances by Jim Quick and Coastline as a part of the Tunes in the Park series.
On July 1, Carl Long, a 35-year veteran of law enforcement, became Duncan’s police chief. He brings 26 years of experience as a South Carolina highway patrolman and nine years of experience as a captain of the Duncan Police Department.
Party with a Purpose
Benefiting Greer Relief
On July 17, Party with a Purpose to benefit Greer Relief will be held at the Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 201 N. Main St., Greer, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and a fashion show will begin at 7 p.m.
Local residents will soon have a chance to show the world their enthusiasm as the global spotlight comes to Greenville during the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships running Aug. 27–Sept. 1.
Duncan’s new Police Chief Carl Long received a standing applause from a packed room after being sworn at the Duncan Town Council meeting on Monday night. Long, who has served on in Duncan since 2005, was promoted from caption to police chief following former Police Chief Ryan Cothran’s resignation to take a position with District 5 schools.
The Partnership for Tomorrow launched its fourth phase this week setting a goal to raise $1 million over the next five years.
The funds will “invest in economic development, community development, quality of life and marketing projects affecting the Greer community,” according to Partnership for Tomorrow officials.
Clemson University’s engineering-and-science majors will have more opportunities to apply classroom knowledge to the real world as part of a new effort that launches this month.
Paris Mountain State Park will hold programs on dragonflies and animal vision on Saturday, July 26.
The Friends of Paris Mountain State Park will host a program at 10 a.m. called “The Amazing World of Dragonflies and Damselflies.”
Friends of the Greenville Zoo wants to know what people think the name of the expected baby giraffe at the Greenville Zoo should be.
The staff at Hollywild Animal Park brought a Syrian brown bear cub (Cyrano) to Moonlight Movies at Greer City Park last Thursday. Cyrano is 6-months-old and already weighs 75 pounds. As families and children looked on, he enjoyed some fresh fruit, like the watermelon pictured here.