Contec, Inc. has pledged $150,000 to the Roaring for Hollywild! campaign in honor of international conservationist Dave Johnson.
Johnson, who had his first post-college job in animal care at Hollywild, visited the park, May 21 as featured presenter for Conservation Day at the park. The gift was announced by Contec CEO Jack McBride announced the gift that will be distributed $30,000 annual installments over five years.
Performances by Katherine Woo
Grace Besser and Ella Jane Lee won top overall in their divisions at the Piano Performers Music Guild competition in Greenville County.
They were among nine pianists under the tutelage of instructor Kay Young to win honors.
Noah Guthrie will tour in the United Kingdom this summer.
Guthrie, the Greer High School graduate and former “Glee” cast member will join Megan Davis for four shows throughout the UK in September.
Saturday evening's “meet and greet” with singer Edwin McCain had its share of surprises -- and McCain was in on the biggest.
Curious about what is available for the Kids to do at the Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest?
Here's the schedule just for kids:
It’s 7 a.m.
Edwin McCain is about to pull a club out of his bag and tee off in the BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Fox Run Country Club in Simpsonville.
The boxcars have rolled back into downtown Greer.
The City of Greer’s commitment to enhance downtown Greer and build on its art culture is ongoing.
Dolly Parton will bring her stage act to the Peace Center as she embarks other first major U.S. and Canadian tour in more than 25 years.
Parton will appear on Sunday, June 5.
The Peace Center called Parton's tour "one of the hottest concert tickets of the summer," and predicted Parton's fans would sell out the shows quickly.
Parton's set-list will include hit songs from her double-disc album Pure & Simple with Dolly's biggest Hits, according to the Peace Center representatives. They said Parton will also be playing songs that have not been heard live for decades.
"We're so excited to get out there and see the fans again. I'm really looking forward to singing songs the fans have not heard in a while, as well as the hits, while debuting a few new ones off Pure & Simple," said Parton.
Tickets for the Sunday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. performance by Dolly Parton are $100-$500 and may be purchased by calling 864-467-3000 or 800-888-7768, in person at the Peace Center Box Office, or online at www.peacecenter.org. VIP packages, including meet and greet opportunities are also available.