Basket-o-goodies: Ricky Detlefsen won The Greer Citizen’s gift basket at Family Fest, which included free goodies from the Shoppes on Trade, Leland Burch, Stomping Grounds and Greer Trading Post.

Community News for the Week of May 7

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Lung disease support group begins May 15
The American Lung Association’s Better Breather’s Club will hold support group session for anyone living with or families effected by chronic lung disease on Thursdays, May 15 – Jun 19 from 2 – 3 p.m. at the Pelham Medical Center’s Medical Office Building Community Room.

Now in its 30th year, the Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest features live performances, games, crafts and entertainment for all ages.

Family Fest weekend

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Families, residents, visitors and local business owners will fill the streets in downtown Greer this weekend for the Pelham Medical Center’s Greer Family Fest from 6 – 10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Hayden Posey, left, holds a corn snake with Table Rock Park Interpretive Ranger Scott Stegenga’s assistance.

Interpretive ranger multitasks

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In his position as a interpretive ranger at Table Rock State Park, Scott Stegenga’s days are never the same. He serves as a liaison between the public and the park, forging a connection that helps the public appreciate the park and thus ensure the park’s preservation.

Council OKs texting ban

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Following a public hearing, a law that bans texting while driving received its second and final reading from Greer City Council last week, during which several amendments were proposed. Randi Jones and Jackson Batson spoke in opposition toward the ban, while Holly Watson spoke in favor of it.


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