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100 deadliest days for teen drivers
MAY 30, 2018

100 deadliest days for teen drivers

More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. 

As school lets out for summer, AAA  Carolinas stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year.

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Area students make dean's list at Presbyterian College
MAY 29, 2018

Eight students made the spring semester dean’s list at Presbyterian College. Students earned between a 3.3 and a 3.9 grade point average

Greer

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Greater Greer Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students
MAY 25, 2018

May 24, 2018 

 In its second round of funding, the Greater Greer Education Foundation, in partnership with the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, awarded $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students in a ceremony Thursday at Greer City Hall.

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Greater Greer Education Foundation to award scholarships today
MAY 24, 2018

 

The Greater Greer Education Foundation will award $1,000 scholarships to 12 students at a reception Thursday at 4 p.m. at Greer City Hall.

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Students welcome family to Habitat build from Spirit Week funds
MAY 24, 2018

Kanya Johnson holds the key to her Habitat home that was made possible by Riverside students raising more than $100,000 during Spirit Week.
 

Kanya Johnson got a special welcome as she moved into her new home on Fairview Avenue Wednesday as Riverside High School students cheered her.

Riverside students raised more than $100,000 during Spirit Week last fall to help fund the construction of Johnson’s new home. Students have also volunteered to help build the house.

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Track standout honored with top academic award at Richmond
MAY 23, 2018

Alexander Lucking was awarded the William L. Lumpkin Track & Field Leadership Award at the University of Richmond.
 
 

A former Eastside High School standout has been awarded the William L. Lumpkin Track & Field Leadership Award at the University of Richmond.

Alex Lucking, from Greer, was recognized as the senior undergraduate member of the University of Richmond team based on outstanding academic and athletic performance, and citizenship.

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Abner Creek Baptist sets VBS
MAY 16, 2018

Abner Creek Baptist sets VBS

Abner Creek Baptist Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School June 10 - 14 at 6:30 – 8:45 p.m.

VBS is for children who have completed K4 up through 6th grade. A light meal will be provided nightly.

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McAbee named National Merit Finalist
MAY 15, 2018

Carson McAbee has been named a 2018 National Merit Finalist.
 

Carson McAbee, a senior at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Greenville, has been named a 2018 National Merit Finalist.

McAbee scored a 1550 out of a possible 1600 on the SAT and a 35 out of a possible 36 of the ACT. He is a 2017 USAPL National Champion in weight lifting and also plays baseball at St. Joseph’s Catholic School.

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SCC honors employees, retirees and staff
MAY 15, 2018

SCC honors employees, retirees and staff

Spartanburg Community College honored employees and retirees for their years of service to South Carolina and the College, as well as individuals who have been selected for special honors by their peers and students.

"Each year we recognize outstanding individuals who uphold the College's mission and values in all that they do in and out of the classroom," said Henry C. Giles, Jr., SCC president.

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Hermetz is valedictorian, Moreno is salutatorian for Bob Jones Academy
MAY 15, 2018

Ali Hermetz of Greenville is valedictorian at Bob Jones Academy.
 
 

Ken Bixby, the president and CEO of the BJU Education Group, addressed the 83 graduates of Bob Jones Academy during their 91st commencement exercises held Thursday, May 10, in Rodeheaver Auditorium on the BJU campus.

Ali Hermetz of Greenville and Alexander Moreno of Greer were the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

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Greenville Technical Charter High School is nationally recognized
MAY 11, 2018

Greenville Technical Charter High School (GTCHS) has been recognized as one of  U. S. News and World Report’s best high Schools. 

The rankings help demonstrate the top-rated high schools across the country and how they work to serve and educate each student in their school, teaching them to utilize basic skills as well as becoming college and career ready.  

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Riverside track senior wins Singleton Scholarship, passes it on
MAY 11, 2018

Harper Harris

 

Riverside Track & Field and Cross Country senior Harper Harris has been awarded the Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Scholarship by the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. 

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NGU lists graduates from local communities
MAY 11, 2018

NGU lists graduates from local communities

North Greenville University graduated the following local students on Saturday, April 28.

A baccalaureate degree 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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Virus strikes Chandler Creek Elementary School; 200 children sent home
MAY 10, 2018

Chandler Creek Elementary School was hit by a stomach virus Wednesday that resulted in 200 students being sent home. 

 The majority of the students were in kindergarten, first grade and second grade, according to Beth Brotherrton with Greenville County Schools. Principal Jane Mills called parents Wednesday morning to inform them of the illness.

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Spartanburg Community College Dean's list
MAY 8, 2018

Spartanburg Community College Dean's list

The following Spartanburg Community College students have earned dean's list honors for spring term 2018.

Arcadia

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