Emergency crews responded to the scene of a shooting on Poplar Drive around 2 p.m.Monday afternoon.

Greer shooting leaves one dead

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The Greenville County Coroner has released the name of the victim who was shot and killed at the Poplar Place Apartments on Monday.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, 19-year-old Zakiya Drinkard-McKinney was at the 707 Poplar Drive residence “when an exchange of gun fire occurred.”

Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Cases, 2018-19 Season to Present

Flu cases drop amid pandemic

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Seasonal influenza cases in South Carolina have dropped dramatically from a year ago, according to information from the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

SCDHEC’s weekly influenza surveillance report, available on the organization’s website, reported no new cases of the flu for the week of Jan. 24-30.

BZA approves signage requests

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Greer’s Board of Zoning Appeals approved sign variance requests for the new downtown hotel, parking garage and Kid’s Planet at last week’s meeting.

For the hotel project, the approval will allow for two facade signs larger than 50-square-foot maximum and higher than the 15 feet maximum and one sign with internal illumination.

Car donated to Lyman PD

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The Town of Lyman has accepted a donation of a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe valued at $34,000.

The donation from SEW Eurodrive, intended for the Lyman Police Department, was approved by Town Council on Monday.

“(The donation) is going to save us quite a bit of money this year off our capital expense,” said Lyman Police Chief Jay Hayes.


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