By Rick Ezell
"Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done" (1 Chronicles 16:8 NIV).
The Merle State Hunger Walk is Sunday from 2 – 4 p.m. starting at Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main Street, and ending at Daily Bread Ministries at 521 E. Poinsett. That route will be closed to traffic until after the walk.
Registration is 1:30 p.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church.
Twinkies is going out of business and laying off all of its 18,500 workers after a national strike crippled its operations, the company said today.
Founded in 1930, the company was fighting battles beyond labor costs. Competition is increasing in the snack space, and Americans are increasingly conscious about healthy eating.
Attention prospective Walmart employees.
A job fair is scheduled for the Greer Walmart Neighborhood Market with employees to be hired by mid-December and the store opening in February.
Many greater Greer area and national restaurants are offering free food this weekend to veterans and active military personnel.
Veterans Day is officially November 11 and will be observed Monday, November 12.
Greer knows Santa is hot.
His annual visit to Greer’s “Breakfast With Santa” sponsored by the City Parks and Recreation Events Division was sold out within 8 hours – one working day at city hall.
Even Big Thursday has its rivalries when bidding on items – silent or live.
Cutouts of head coaches Dabo Swinney of Clemson and Steve Spurrier of the University of South Carolina were nearly side-by-side to be bid on later tonight during the live auction.
Big Thursday is today at Fairview Baptist Church.
This is the biggest annual fundraiser for Greer Community Ministries, founded in 1972, a faith-based organization, dedicated to provide for the elderly, homebound and disadvantaged.