Your dog is your best friend, and you take good care of him, making sure he gets quality food and exercise, immunizations and heartworm medication. Why, then, does your veterinarian also insist on a yearly heartworm test?
With a pledge of $50,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation, William and Annette Bradshaw have created an endowed fund to provide scholarships each year.
William attended – Macon Junior College – while working. He later transferred his credits to Georgia College of Milledgeville, where he studied accounting.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott announced the nominations of 50 South Carolina students, including five from Greer-area schools, to the U.S. Military Service Academies for the class of 2020.
William Metcalf (Blue Ridge High School) and AnnaLeigh Runion (Greer Middle College Charter HS) were nominated for the U.S. Naval Academy, Autumn Shea (Riverside HS), Adam Barnette (Blue Ridge HS) for the U.S. Military Academy and Eric Avalos (Greer HS) for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Kelsi Davis signed a soccer grant-in-aid Tuesday to play at Spartanburg Methodist College in the fall.
Davis has played at Greer High School and on elite travel teams for the Carolina Football Club in Spartanburg. She started her first three years at Greer and elected not to play her senior year with the Yellow Jackets.
On Thursday, March 17th, Riverside Middle School held its Community Spirit Fest celebration on March 17.
Students participated in various activities throughout the day.
Erin Eady, a student at Greenville Tech Charter High School, placed first in the state at the All State Band auditions in Columbia. She will sit "first chair" clarinet in the 11th-12th grade band.
GTCHS student Jack Markowitz placed third in the state and will sit "third chair" flute in the 9th-10th grade band.
Greenville Tech Charter High School student Roann Abdeladl is the new state champion In extemporaneous speaking. Abdeladl also was runner-up in impromptu speaking at the recent S.C. Forensics Speech and Debate event.
GTCHS student Hampton Bryant was a finalist in Congress at the same state tournament and the GTCHS team finished in fifth Place in the state tournament.
The City of Greer is having a pleasant festival dilemma.
How do you fit the world into City Park? The third annual Greer Goes Global International Festival on April 9 is expanding with room to spare. The festival is 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Three J. Harley Bonds Career Center students won awards at a welding competition in Jacksonville, Fla., last month.
Josh Neal of Riverside High School (second place), Miguel Hilario (third) and Edwin Trejo (eighth) of Wade Hampton High School were awarded prizes for their placements.
Students in David Williams' class at Riverside Middle School are engaged in a word sort strategy to classify real-word example of simple machines into appropriate categories.
This is a follow-up activity to the compound machine project that students just completed.
North Greenville University has purchased the former Ryan’s corporate office building in Greer.
Ovations Brand formerly owned the property that housed the corporate offices to all its food brands – Ryan’s, HomeTown Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet, and Fire Mountain.
Greer Women Giving for Education, an initiative of the Greater Greer Education Foundation, welcomed new members at a reception March 3 at the home of Donna Smith in Greer.
Margaret Burch and Dr. Nancy Welch, founders of the group, thanked the women for their support of education in the Greater Greer area and told them that with their help, the Foundation has awarded more than $100,000 in grants and scholarships in the past five years.
Riverside High School’s speech and debate team continued its domination in the state championships, winning its fifth straight title.
All the sweeter was the South Carolina Coaches’ Association State Tournament was held at Riverside High School last week. Riverside was named the Class AAAA state champion.
Riverside Middle School will host the 6th Annual iMOVE 5K Run / Walk & Community Health Fair on Saturday April 30.
iMOVE is the signature, collaborative partnership with local business and community groups to help bring awareness of importance of healthy lifestyles and to raise funds for local charity.
What animals think and feel will be presented at the University of South Carolina Upstate by New York Times bestselling author and PBS host Carl Safina on Thursday, March 31.
Safina will discuss his latest book, “Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel”. Tickets are $15 for the 7 p.m. event or $60 for the 6 p.m. VIP reception and event (which includes a copy the hardback book). A portion of proceeds will benefit the Spartanburg Humane Society.
An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina's economy.
Legislation passed by the S.C. General Assembly last year set new season dates and bag limits on private lands. Season dates for private lands are now March 20 to May 5 statewide. For all Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) where turkey hunting is allowed the season will continue to open on April 1 as it traditionally has, but will close on May 5. The statewide bag limit is now three gobblers per hunter with no more than two taken in one day.
Officers with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office arrested one juvenile Tuesday morning in relation to the written bomb threat discovered at D.R. Hill Middle School on Monday.
A separate bomb threat on Byrnes High School on Friday has not resulted in an arrest as of Wednesday night.
Two different bomb threats at two schools in District Five referencing two specific dates were reported by district officials to law enforcement today.
District Five received word of the bomb threats, written on bathroom walls inside D.R. Hill Middle School and at Byrnes High School.
By Alexa Hone
Imagine you are trapped and can’t get out. No one else around you knows, no one else can help, but you. It’s like that monster from your childhood, who lurked under your bed finally came out and held you captive.
Ansley Gilreath celebrated her birthday exactly the way she wanted – signing a letter-of-intent Friday to play softball with Winthrop University.
The Blue Ridge High School power hitter passed on the official signing day to make the event memorable.