Gabrielle Fanelli is graduating from North Greenville University in December and became a published author in April, two life-changing events for the Greer resident in one year.
Fanelli, 20, submitted her manuscript to Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan. "A Girl’s Guide to College: Life, Guys, and Career" was published and released July 18. It is available for purchase on barnesandnoble.com, Amazon.com, and christianbooks.com in hard cover, soft cover, and E-book format.
Greer will celebrate its railroad heritage and promote rail safety on Sept. 10 at City Park with the inaugural Railfest from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Free activities and entertainment are planned for all ages and guests will have an opportunity to win trips on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City, N.C.
Country singer and songwriter John Anderson will perform at the 10th Annual Benson OctoberFAST benefiting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) on Saturday, Oct. 1, outside Greer First Baptist Church.
The New River Band of Greer will open for the award-winning Anderson, whose hits include “Swingin’” and “Seminole Wind.” The concert is free and open to the public.
Kamryn Nicole Mathis of Greer was crowned Wee Miss South Carolina at Hartsville.
Kamryn won $2,000 in scholarships, round crown, trophy, monogrammed banner and a bicycle. Miss Wee competitors are in the 4-6-year-old age group.
The Greer Children’s Theatre presents James and the Giant Peach Jr. at the Cannon Centre the next two weeks in its free summer production.
Greer Cultural Arts has scheduled performances Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13 and 19-20 at 7 p.m. Sunday matinees are 2 p.m.