The Greater Greer Education Foundation presented $21,900 in grant money to 19 school and community projects in Greenville and Spartanburg counties today at Greer City Hall.
Brent Garrett, chairman of the Foundation, welcomed grant recipients and their guests. “Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded grants and scholarships totaling more than $119,000,” Garrett said. “ And we are happy to announce that with today’s grants, that number increases to more than $141,000.
There should be no more confusion on who is responsible for sidewalk snow/ice removal at businesses and the penalty incurred for being non-compliance.
Jason Clark, owner of BIN112 and Strip Club 104 A Steak House, on Trade and Poinsett streets, respectively summed it up in laymen terms. “The city’s responsibility is to clear the road so emergency vehicles can get out first and then the public. If you own a business, it’s the owner’s responsibility.”
Most churches have cancelled or curtailed services Sunday as roads in the upstate remained icy overnight from snow and ice that fell across greater Greer this weekend.
The “Friday Night Lights” slogan that was on Nathan Moore’s Instagram page Tuesday night was all across the Greer High School basketball gym in his honor.
Time ticked away on the scoreboard Thursday night.
Moments after the zeroes flashed on the clock, Greer Head Coach Greg Miller bee-lined toward his young daughter, sweeping her up in his arms and holding her because in this game scores didn’t matter.
Daughters mattered. Sons mattered. Brothers mattered. Friends and rivals mattered in a standing-room only gym at Blue Ridge High School. There were no “we” and “them.” Not this time. This time, there was only “us.”
It came from downtown.
Kyle Moore let a 3-pointer fly from just beyond the key. As it whispered through the net, a packed gymnasium at Blue Ridge High School erupted – the home stands as well as the visitors side.
A tribute to honor Nathan Taylor Moore will be held before the Greer High School boys basketball game at Blue Ridge High School tonight at 7:30.
Moore, 18, a senior, was found dead in his bed at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Kyle Moore, the younger brother of Nathan, will be in the starting lineup. The game clock will pause when Greer scores its 11th point in honor of Nathan Moore, who wore No. 11.
Greer players and spectators will also wear black as a tribute to Nathan Moore.
High School boys senior basketball player Nathan Tyler Moore was found dead in his bed Tuesday.
“He was very caring, always smiling, made friends easily and was a friend to different people,” Athletic Director Travis Perry said. “He loved everybody and everybody loved him. He was a very popular student-athlete.”
Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said his office pronounced Moore dead at 6 p.m. Tuesday at his home in Greer. The death is being investigated by the Spartanburg County Coroner and Sheriff offices.
Moore reportedly was sick and preliminary examination showed no sign of foul play. Cause of death is still pending.