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.
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.
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.
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.
• 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.
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.
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.