“There are 2 primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them.”
Greer residents can keep up to six chickens in their backyards, but no closer than 50 feet from their neighbors.
City Council amended the livestock ordinance, 6-0, Tuesday night to include domesticated female chickens on property except for duplexes or apartments. Councilman Wayne Griffin who cast the only no vote May 13 was absent.
Memorial Day is the first holiday of the year that brings out our inner professional griller. I love to grill but we have our favorites and it is time consuming to experiment with new sauce recipes during the busy week.
Holidays and summer vacations with family and friends challenge us, though, to be creative and step up our grilling game.
Restaurants are honoring veterans and active military this Memorial Day weekend.
Below are some of the restaurants with their discounts. You might want to call ahead on the national restaurant chains listed or visit websites for coupons and information.
Greer Relief and Greer Middle College Charter High School (GMC) combined on a win-win challenge that earned the non-profit 8 truckloads of food donations and the school $10,000.
Executive Director Caroline Robertson invited GMC to compete for a grant from the Feinstein High School Challenge. Alan Shawn Feinstein, for the 17th consecutive year, divided $1 million among hunger fighting agencies. It was Greer Relief’s first time participating in the challenge.
Three players are tied for the lead at the BMW Pro-AM for the first time entering the final round. Furman’s Matt Davidson, former Auburn All-American Blayne Barber and Duke’s Ryan Blum share the 54-hole lead at 14-under-par 201.
Wake Forest’s Kyle Reifers and Vanderbilt’s Jon Curran are a shot back in a tie for fourth.
If a picture is worth a thousand words then the scrapbook décor of photos on the walls at Rosie Hot Dog must be worth millions.
By David Evans
International Etiquette and Protocol Consulting
The celebrity course rotations for this week’s BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament were announced today.
The tournament opens Thursday and rotates three courses – Thornblade Club, Green Valley Country Club and The Reserve at Lake Keowee – until Sunday’s final round at Thornblade.
It’s easy to be grateful for the big moments in your life, but in the day-to-day craziness, sometimes we forget to be grateful for all of the people and the little things in life that make us happy.
Besides being grateful for my family . . . especially my late mother, Bobbie Wood Hawkins, I am grateful for good health.
It was a festival-like atmosphere and turnout at the “Vintage Market at the Park” Saturday.
A “Meet the Jackets" football fundraiser is scheduled at Zaxby’s in Greer, 902 W. Wade Hampton Blvd. on Tuesday, May 13 from 5-8 p.m.
Players and coaches will be available for photos and autographs. Head Coach Will Young said all players have been invited.
Greer Community Ministries has received an $81,219 grant to renovate its kitchen and update its lighting and HVAC systems.
Greenville Women Giving announced $500,255 in grants to eight area organizations Wednesday. The grants range from $40,000 to $100,000.
It’s that time of year when outdoor grilling makes its debut. May is considered grilling month and over Memorial week the highest volumes of grills are sold.
When considering which meal to prepare on the grill, don't be scared to try out some fun and easy vegetable recipes as well. Fresh corn in the husks will impress your guests and keep the menu light and colorful. Corn in the husks or in aluminum foil can be prepared easily in less than 35 minutes.
The Upstate Mini-Market has been launched at the Stomping Grounds.
JP Wersinger, co-owner of Suburban ShareCrop, and part-time employee at the coffee shop, brought fresh vegetables to the store last year and customers downtown were among his subscribers.
The Greer High Oldies are coming to town to spill the beans on classmates and events through the years and celebrate one common thread – their passion for all things Greer High School, past and present.
The reunion, well into the hundreds, makes an economic impact in downtown Greer, eating and shopping in the central business district.
Warning: If you plan on attending the “Vintage Market at the Park” Saturday, plan your time wisely and drive a vehicle(s) that can handle a quantity of merchandise.
It’s the biggest market assembled in Greer – even bigger than the highly successful Vintage Market held last fall at City Park.
Daily Bread Ministries is planning a four-unit homeless rehabilitation shelter to be located at 509-511 E. Poinsett Street, Adam Wickliffe, chairman of the board of directors for the ministry, announced in a letter today.
Greer’s Freedom Blast is the next big event for a community-wide celebration scheduled June 28 at Greer City Hall.
The 30th Annual Family Fest broke all attendance records previously set at last year’s Freedom Blast that reportedly had 12,000 – 15,000 visitors with the Swingin’ Medallions performing. The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce organizes the Family Fest.