GCM braces for increase

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With Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) changing, at least one local nonprofit is bracing for an influx of people who need food assistance.

Cindy Simpler, Greer Community Ministries executive director, said she expects to see an increase in need as dollars decrease.

Mark White embraces his role as Santa during the holiday season, taking pictures, swapping stories and praying with local residents throughout December.

Spreading Cheer

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Each December, Mark White becomes the embodiment of Santa Claus, bringing to life the faith and magic of Christmas for adults and children alike. But, White’s transition into St. Nick began unexpectedly.

Graduation rates up

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Greenville County Schools saw a “significant increase,” in on-time graduation rates, rising from 72.4 percent to 76.9 percent, along with increases in most subgroups.

Jason McCreary, accountability and quality assurance director, presented the board of trustees with the most recent graduation rates.

City reviews annual audit

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The City of Greer’s annual audit indicated “excellent” financial standings for the 2012 to 2013 fiscal year, according to Johnny Britt, CPA with S. Preston Douglas & Associates LLP.
Britt gave the city’s annual audit during the Dec. 11 Greer City Council meeting.

The American Lung Association, the oldest volunteer health organization, is now offering programs at Village Hospital.

Village Hospital offers lung programs

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Courtnie McKinney is in the business of selling the intangible — a cure for lung disease.

Because of the efforts of McKinney and volunteers, the American Lung Association has been able to expand its programs, some of which are now offered at Village Hospital, located in community room 250 on Westmoreland Road in Greer.


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