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GREER EDUCATION From January 2016


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19 projects awarded grants from Education Foundation
JAN 28, 2016

Nanette Davis, of Greer Middle School, received a $1,199.88 grant to purchase HP Chromebooks. David Dolge, chairman of the Foundation’s Grants Committee, presented the awards.
 
 
 

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.

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It's the law: City clears roads not sidewalks
JAN 26, 2016

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.”

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Greenville, most Spartanburg county schools closed Monday
JAN 24, 2016

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Most churches cancel services, warmer day forecast
JAN 24, 2016

Tanner Stevens and Brynn made a snowman at City Park welcoming visitors to the winter wonderland.
 

• Photo gallery

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.

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Treacherous conditions expected with winter storm
JAN 22, 2016

Wednesday's short spurt of snow won't compare to what is expected in greater Greer this weekend.
 
 

GreerToday.com will remain open for business throughout the weekend. Send photos, new tips and questions to i[email protected] and we will respond. Facebook.

 

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Driggers gives book that defines staff's 2016 goals
JAN 21, 2016

Driggers gives book that defines staff's 2016 goals

City Administrator Ed Driggers has an annual leadership book club.

Each year Driggers gives a book to his leadership team consisting of supervisors and top department employees.

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Moore is remembered in first home game since his death
JAN 20, 2016

Family and friends of Nathan Moore wear T-shirts in his honor. Moore, 18, died at home last Wednesday.
 

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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.

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Tribute for Moore precedes game at Blue Ridge, brother will start
JAN 14, 2016

A tribute will be held tonight before the Greer basketball game at Blue Ridge. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
 

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.

 

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$1.5 billion Powerball players can at least dream
JAN 13, 2016

The Hot Spot at Hammett Bridge Road and Buncombe Road was busy throughout the day with customers playing to win the $1.5 billion Powerball lottery.
 

• The winning numbers in Wednesday’s record-setting Powerball drawing are: 8, 27, 34, 4, 19 and the Powerball number, 10. 

Lines continued to wrap around local convenience stores Wednesday as individuals make the gamble of a lifetime. The recording-breaking Powerball jackpot has grown to a grand prize of $1.5 billion.

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North Greenville grads from fall 2015
JAN 9, 2016

North Greenville grads from fall 2015

North Greenville University graduated the following local students on Dec. 10.

A baccalaureate student whose cumulative grade point average is at least 3.5 graduates cum laude; those with at least a 3.75 graduate magna cum laude; and those with at least a 3.9 grade point average graduate summa cum laude.

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Greer Principal Marion Waters announces retirement
JAN 6, 2016

Greer High School Principal Marion Waters with his family at a football game at Dooley Field.
 

Greer High School Principal Marion Waters has announced his retirement effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year.

Waters taught AP U.S. History at Greer High School in 1974 and coached football, basketball, baseball, track & field and baseball. He began his administrative tenure in 1984 as assistant principal, became principal at Greer Middle School in 1986 and returned to Greer High in 1994 as principal. “I am celebrating (45) years of public education,” Waters said.

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