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100 deadliest days for teen drivers
MAY 30, 2018

100 deadliest days for teen drivers

More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. 

As school lets out for summer, AAA  Carolinas stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year.

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Greater Greer Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students
MAY 25, 2018

May 24, 2018 

 In its second round of funding, the Greater Greer Education Foundation, in partnership with the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, awarded $1,000 scholarships to 12 area students in a ceremony Thursday at Greer City Hall.

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Former Greer standout, gets first MLB start today for White Sox
MAY 2, 2018

Daniel Palka, Greer High School class of 2010, gets his first major league start with the Chicago White Sox today.
 

Update: Daniel Palka went 0-4 in his first Major League Baseball start and left three runners on base. The White Sox lost, 3-2.

A former Greer High School baseball standout will get his first major league start Wednesday afternoon.

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Greater Greer Education Foundation Presents $9,651.65 in grants to 10 schools
FEB 2, 2018

Skip Davenport, right, chairman of the Greater Greer Education Foundation, talks with Grants Committee Chairman David Dolge, before presenting grants to 10 schools Thursday at a reception at Greer City Hall.

  Feb. 1, 2018

The Greater Greer Education Foundation presented $9,469.65 in grant money to 9 school in Greenville and Spartanburg counties at a news conference Feb. 1 at Greer City Hall.

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ARTICLE ARCHIVES

Benson is a finalist for national automobile dealer of the year
DEC 9, 2017

Jim Benson his wife, Evelyn, at the Benson Automotive Memory Lane, which houses his antique car collection,
 

Jim Benson will be honored at the National Automobile Dealers Association’s 2018 NADA Show in Las Vegas in March as one of 47 nominees for the TIME Dealer of the Year.

Benson, 81, is South Carolina’s representative of the automobile industry’s most prestigious and highly coveted honors. Recipients are among the nation’s most successful auto dealers who also demonstrate a long-standing commitment to community service.

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Ludley, Greer High Principal, is Grand Marshal for Christmas Parade
NOV 28, 2017

Greer High School Principal Justin Ludley, and his family, will lead the Christmas Parade.
 
  

Greer High School Principal Justin Ludley, his wife Barrett, and their oldest child James, 3, will lead the Christmas Parade  through Greer on Sunday Dec. 3 at 2:30 p.m. Justin and Barrett’s 6-month old triplets (Tess, Anna, and Will) will be at home.

The parade culminates Greer's weekend of festive activities,

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Greer falls to South Pointe, 67-21
NOV 25, 2017

Greer's Quay White scored two touchdowns and ran for 156 yards.
 
 

South Pointe scored more points than any team against Greer in the Yellow Jackets’ long storied history Friday night at Dooley Field.

The Stallions were off and running and didn’t stop until South Pointe won its 25th straight victory and beat the Greer Yellow Jackets, 67-21, for the Upstate Class 4A Championship. Greer (12-2) saw its winning streak end at 11 games.

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Greer has hefty task versus South Pointe
NOV 24, 2017

Greer's Qua White is averaging one TD every fourth pass reception.
 
 

Greer has waited 14 years to get where South Pointe has been for three consecutive years – winners of the state 4A championship.

The South Pointe Stallions, unbeaten (13-0), with a 24-game unbeaten streak, play the Greer Yellow Jackets (12-1), with an 11-game win streak, Friday night at Dooley Field in a 7:30 game.

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Houston sets passing record in Greer's dismantling of Greenville
NOV 18, 2017

Houston sets passing record in Greer's dismantling of Greenville

Greer gave Greenville an old-fashioned whupping Friday night in front of a near-capacity crowd at Dooley Field.

Trey Houston, with five scoring strikes, broke a single season touchdown pass reception record, Dre Williams galloped to a 99-yard touchdown and the Greer defense took no prisoners as the Yellow Jackets pounded Greenville, 47-15.

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No love lost in Greer vs. Greenville matchup
NOV 17, 2017

No love lost in Greer vs. Greenville matchup

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One of the largest crowds at Dooley Field is anticipated at tonight’s 7:30 game.

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Greer wins 10th straight, plays rival Greenville next
NOV 10, 2017

Quay White scored two of his four touchdowns on a 50-yard punt return and 72-yard kickoff return.
 

Greer marched into the third round of the Class AAAA football playoffs Friday night by knocking off South Aiken, 42-21, at Dooley Field.

Greer will play Greenville, a 42-27 winner over York, next Friday in the semifinal game of the Upper State bracket. The game will be played at Dooley Field and a packed stadium is all but guaranteed when the two rivals play. Greer beat Greenville, 27-19, in the regular season. Greer has a 10-game winning streak and is 11-1 overall.

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Greer, Eastside play at home in second round of playoffs
NOV 10, 2017

Greer and Eastside hosts second round state football playoff games Friday night at 7:30.

South Aiken comes to Greer to play the Yellow Jackets at Dooley Field. Greer is 10-1 and beat Daniel 42-7 last week. South Aiken, 9-2, defeated Ridge View 47-28.

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Eastside, Greer dominate All-Region II team
NOV 6, 2017

Greer Head Football Coach is the Region II-AAAA Coach of the Year.
 

The All-Region II-AAAA football team was announced Monday with Eastside and Greer dominating the 44-player team.

Jordan Morgan, quarterback for Eastside High School, is the Player of the Year and Will Young of Greer is the Coach of the Year.

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Troy Pride profiled in 'Striving for Greatness' feature
NOV 3, 2017

Former Greer High School standout Troy Pride Jr. is working his way into earning playing time with Notre Dame.
 

Former Greer High School standout Troy Pride Jr. is featured this week in a profile on Irish Sports Daily.

Pride is a sophomore cornerback who broke into the starting rotation two weeks ago in a 49-14 win over Southern California two weeks ago.

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Craig inducted into Greer Ring of Honor
NOV 3, 2017

Arthur Craig, Greer High School class of 1964, was inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime of the Greer-Daniel playoff football game Friday night.
 
 

Arthur Craig, Greer High School class of 1964, was inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime of the Greer-Daniel playoff football game Friday night.

Craig is the fifth member of the class of 1964 joining Clay Bradburn, Robert Lynn, Bobby Harley and Don Brown. Craig was presented the honor by Brown.

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Greer, Eastside, Blue Ridge, Byrnes begin playoffs tonight
NOV 3, 2017

The high school football playoffs begin tonight with all games at 7:30.

Greer appears to be one of the most balanced teams head coach Will Young has fielded in the playoffs. The Yellow Jackets will enjoy home field advantage through the playoffs.

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Program in Greer schools could be future of education across state
OCT 31, 2017

Jeff Bertrand, the virtual reality lead at the Clemson University Center for Workforce Development, demonstrates one of the programs available as part of EducateWorkforce.
 
 

By PAUL ALONGI
Clemson University

About 300 students in two Greer schools are beginning to use cutting-edge educational materials to learn the skills they need to land a job in advanced manufacturing, as industry leaders seek a larger pool of highly skilled workers.

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Greer clinches Region championship, waltzes past Union County
OCT 21, 2017

Greer clinched the Region II-4A championship Friday night by walloping Union County in the annual Yellow Jackets Bowl, 63-20, at Dooley Field Friday night.

Greer is 8-1, losing only to Class 5A Byrnes, and is 3-0 in the region. It was the Yellow Jackets’ seventh straight win. Union County is 1-8 and 1-2.

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Houston grades near perfect in Greer's win over Greenville
OCT 13, 2017

Trey Houston received an A+ Friday night as he led Greer to a 27-19 victory over rival and unbeaten Greenville at Dooley Field.

Houston accounted for 278 yards, scoring four touchdowns – two running and two passing.

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Greer, Byrnes represented on Shrine Bowl roster
OCT 9, 2017

Quavian White of Greer HS was selected as a defensive back to the Shrine Bowl.'

Two Greer players and one from Byrnes have been selected to play for the South Carolina Shrine Bowl team.

Quavian White was selected as a defensive back and Bradley Thompson as an offensive lineman. Khalid Jones of Byrnes was selected as a linebacker.

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