One teen said she sang in a Spartanburg bar, another performs at Smiley’s Café in Greenville and another singer has credits on Broadway and Indianapolis in singing roles.
By Raegan Loftis
Miss Greater Easley Hope Harvard was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2014 Friday night at Columbia’s Township Auditorium.
It was standing room only at restaurants with televisions and beer on tap today.
Miss Fountain Inn Daja Dial won talent and Miss Orangeburg County Shiobhan Fraser won preliminaries Wednesday night at the Miss South Carolina pageant in Columbia.
Miss Greater Easley Teen Hope Harvard won talent and Miss Laurens County Teen, Heather Madden won evening gown in the Teen competition.
Greer Station merchants have announced their July 4 opening and closings during the holiday weekend.
Miss Greater Greer Lia Holman won the talent preliminary and Miss Hartsville Anna Brown, who is from Greer, won the swimsuit preliminary Tuesday in the Miss South Carolina pageant at Columbia.
Holman is a music major at Claflin University. She said she uses her music to express herself.
The Miss South Carolina and Teen pageant begins preliminary competition Tuesday night with 30 girls either from the greater Greer area or representing Greer or its surrounding communities.
Lia Holman is Miss Greater Greer and Brittany Doss Miss Greater Greer Teen (together on home page) begin their preliminaries Tuesday.
Greenville Technical College will offer ”Beauty and the Beach,” a Cosmetology Career Showcase, on Monday, July 28. A drop is scheduled 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The program is housed on Greenville Technical College’s Barton Campus at 106C Winterberry Court.
The showcase will include tours of the facility, information on enrolling and financial aid, and a chance to talk to business and marketing professors about completing an associate degree that gives graduates the knowledge and abilities to run a successful business.
Alicia Smith was looking forward to her interview at the Miss South Carolina pageant.
The Greer High School graduate is Miss Mt. Pleasant. A week of talent, evening gown, swimsuit and on-stage questions leads up to the televised finals (my40 in Greenville, 8-10:30 p.m.) on Saturday at Columbia’s Township Auditorium.
“Sarge” has won the popular vote as the bald eagle mascot at the City of Greer’s Freedom Blast. The mascot is among several additions to the only Independence Day celebration in the Upstate on Saturday, June 28.
The July 4th Kids Parade will continue its holiday tradition in Greer with its 17th annual event at 10 a.m.
Mayor Rick Danner and the Arlington-Davenport neighborhood hosts the event with the parade starting at the 200 block of West Church Street in downtown Greer.
Dancers from the Southern Dance Connection are going to Disney World to perform on Main Street U.S.A. at the Magic Kingdom Park.
A group of young dancers will be in the day and night “Dance the World” parades at Disney June 29-July 2. Dancers also perform in a stage performance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Anna Brown and pageants are both a thing of beauty.
By entering pageants – Miss America and Miss USA sanctioned – Brown has been able to reinforce her association with some of the best talent in the industry. Nationally acclaimed Gregory Ellenburg of Greenville makes her gowns.
It's music and dance festival season, and musicians and DJs everywhere are gearing up. If trends continue this year, popular festivals will be more jam-packed than ever, suggest statistics.
Aloft organizers announced it is filing for bankruptcy and will end the hot-air balloon and concert festival at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.
Officials, in a statement, announced, “With heavy hearts, the board of directors and event organizers announced today that Aloft is in the process of filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.”
By Raegan Loftis
Tall Tale Tuesdays begin its summer run at the Cannon Centre at 7 p.m. this week.
Here are some of my favorite foods to grill that are away from traditional meats and vegetables.
1. CHEESE: Provolone or halloumi, when seared on each side, adds extra flavor to that cheese and fruit tray when entertaining.
First they ate Bill Tyler’s food for free and then they wrecked his store.
Chick-fil-A at 1739 West Wade Hampton Blvd. closed its doors Friday but not before a squad of customers in hard hats took turns pummeling the restaurant’s interior at Tyler’s store “Closing Party”.
Alton Brown is bringing his Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour to Greenville Oct. 22 at the Peace Center.
The Food Network’s cooking personality author of seven books – “I'm Just Here for the Food" and New York Times bestselling sequence "Good Eats” – and frequent host of “Iron Chef America” will feature a show of comedy, food experimentation and puppets.