A single-engine plane had to make an emergency landing on Highway 29 in Wellford last Thursday night. Pilot Hollis Collins called the landing a ‘miracle.’


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A lot could have gone wrong when a single-engine plane lost power last Thursday night in Wellford.

Instead, pilots Hollis Collins and Paul Peckham completed a successful emergency landing on Highway 29 near Wild Oaks Drive just before 9 p.m., allowing five people to walk away uninjured.

Dogs for a cause

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Local veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) could soon be partnered with service animals, thanks to the efforts of Leadership Greer Class XXXV.

The group, which operates through the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, decided to reach out to servicemen and women as part of its project, “Healing Heroes.”

CPW electric rates climb

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Electric rates are going up for 17,000 Greer CPW (Commission of Public Works) customers.

The CPW Board of Commissioners approved a 4.74 percent rate increase on Monday, upping the average customer’s bill $5.50 per month.

The rate increase takes effect April 1.


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