As the Greer Children's Theater puts the finishing touches on its rehearsals of Disney and Cameron MacKintosh's Mary Poppins, parents of the cast are also at work alongside their children.
Moms and dads of the GCT's talented actors and actresses have spent nights and weekends helping build the sets, which will be in the show
Trade Street weighs a lot less today.
What appeared to be thousands of kids, lining both sides of Trade Street, parts of Poinsett and side streets School, Randall and Victoria emptied tubs and hundreds of bags of candy and 30 pounds of pop corn kernels popped as fresh popcorn.
A 32-page coloring and activity book, “At Home in the City of Greer”, has been produced by the city’s communication department. It is being offered free.
The softbound book depicts landmarks in Greer and drawn by Roy Miller, Jr., formerly from Greer who lives in Philadelphia and works as an artist.
The treaters outnumber the tricksters at the Greer Station Association (GSA).
Children of all ages will likely be applauding GSA’s wisdom in moving Halloween in Greer Station to Thursday, 5-7 p.m., when warmer temperatures (70s) are forecast under partly sunny skies.
Breakfast with Santa will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Cannon Centre with three seatings, 8, 9:30, and 11 a.m.
Tickets are $4 for children 1-9 years old and adults and children 10 and above are $6 each.
The grand opening of The Spinning Jenny has been postponed until December due to ongoing repairs.
The 70-year-old building at 107 Cannon Street was formerly the home of the Greer Opry House. The building was damaged during the statewide floods and record rain of Oct. 3, prompting additional repairs and the belated opening.
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Shane Ericks, a student at Greenville Technical College, has advanced through local and regional competition to be invited to participate in the final round of the Global Pinoy Singing Idol competition.
Ericks, from Taylors, will travel to Manila, Philippines for the Jan. 17-22, 2016 world competition.
Patrick Barnitt couldn't wait to be the bad guy.
Barnitt was in Greer working on the film project "Chronology", which was shooting scenes in downtown Greer.
The Friends of Lake Robinson had one of its most majestic days to lure families and visitors to the 8th Annual Lake Robinson Day of Celebration on Sunday at Verne Smith Park.
Hundreds came out to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful scenery of the lake.
"Chronology" is a film project 10 years in the making and a homecoming of sorts for writer/director/actor and producer Kipp Tribble.
After wrapping up scenes in Poland, cast and crew arrived in Greer this past week, filming through the weekend’s heavy rains and continuing as the skies cleared earlier this week. Wednesday afternoon the cameras rolled in downtown.
“Thursday night, we were shooting in Greenville at the Reedy River – so much had changed since the last time I was there,” Tribble said. “It’s hard to believe that 19 years ago I was shooting my first feature film right there on the river. I went out to L.A. and sold it and moved out there in 1999.”
A psychological mystery is gripping downtown Greer. And no one knows whodunit.
The Pride of Riverside Marching Band earned a superior rating and a score of 90.85 at the Henry Laurens Invitational in Class VI.
That earned The Pride a sweep of the awards, winning Best Color Guard Performance, Best Percussion Performance, Best Music Performance and first place in Class.
The Pride took the field Saturday evening.
Hurricane Joaquin has rained out Oktoberfest that was scheduled for Saturday on Trade Street.
Heavy rains, dangerous winds and flooding of creeks and rivers is likely on Saturday and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service's latest warnings.