Miss Greater Greer Lia Holman won the talent preliminary and Miss Hartsville Anna Brown, who is from Greer, won the swimsuit preliminary Tuesday in the Miss South Carolina pageant at Columbia.
Holman is a music major at Claflin University. She said she uses her music to express herself.
The Miss South Carolina and Teen pageant begins preliminary competition Tuesday night with 30 girls either from the greater Greer area or representing Greer or its surrounding communities.
Lia Holman is Miss Greater Greer and Brittany Doss Miss Greater Greer Teen (together on home page) begin their preliminaries Tuesday.
Alicia Smith was looking forward to her interview at the Miss South Carolina pageant.
The Greer High School graduate is Miss Mt. Pleasant. A week of talent, evening gown, swimsuit and on-stage questions leads up to the televised finals (my40 in Greenville, 8-10:30 p.m.) on Saturday at Columbia’s Township Auditorium.
Raegan Loftis, a rising senior at Greer High School, is working as an intern with GreerToday.com.
During Loftis’ first week she featured Barrett and Bailey Tyler, daughters of Bill and Susan Tyler of Greer, as they prepare for the Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen pageant, respectively. A story on Tall Tales, which began its first summer storytelling scheduled last week, was announced with the season’s schedule.
Services for Allen Peter Turlak, 17, will be held tonight with burial Thursday.
Turlak, who was a junior at Greer High School, died Saturday at Spartanburg Regional Hospital from injuries in a wrong-way crash on Business 85, near Heron Circle, in Spartanburg Friday morning.
Greer High School held its graduation services Wednesday at the Bon Secours Wellness Center in Greenville.
Zoe Nicholson won best in show and two first place honors at the Artisphere art exhibit produced by Greenville County High School students. There were over 250 pieces entered from 14 high schools.
Nicholson won for her photograph “Contineo” and Ricky Carter won the People’s Choice Award with his drawing “Clingstone Memories.”