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The annual Jingle Bell Jog encourages participants to dress in various holiday garb.

Jingle Bell Jog is Dec. 12

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Local residents will soon have the opportunity to get in the holiday spirit while taking a jog around Sugar Creek.

Sugar Creek Fun Runs will host its final Jingle Bell Jog on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Sugar Creek III Clubhouse, located at 119 Stone Crest Road in Greer.

City considers recycling cost

Kenneth Collins Maple's picture

The City of Greer is researching potential cost-cutting measures for recycling.

At a city council meeting last week, Administrator Ed Driggers informed council that the city will be looking for ways to offset costs of curbside recycling because the market is low for receiving recycled items and charges exist for picking up the items.

Greer said goodbye to local legend Lonnie ‘Gee’ McGee at last Friday’s Greer High football game. He was presented with a Greer High jersey, a plaque and the key to the city during a pregame ceremony. Gee, who has spent decades attending games, marching with the band and making friends, moved to Clinton on Saturday.

Goodbye Gee

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How do you say goodbye to a lifelong friend?

By throwing them a parade, of course.

That’s what the Greer Police Department and members of the Greer High marching band did for Lonnie “Gee” McGee last Friday, shortly before Greer’s second round playoff game.

Cost of water main break unknown

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A water main break that left thousands without water in Blue Ridge last week may not be fully repaired for another month or two, officials say.

Blue Ridge Rural Water Company is still unsure of what it will cost to fix the break, which occurred at the Greer Commission of Public Works treatment plant at Lake Cunningham last Monday.

Duncan passes smoking ban, again

Kenneth Collins Maple's picture

The smoking ban in Duncan continues, despite what some may think following a special called meeting with town council.

Last Tuesday, The Town of Duncan revisited ordinances that were passed since June 8. Because the town failed to publish agendas on its website, all action taken since then was negated. This includes a ban on smoking.

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