A week of Halloween events began today at Greer City Park,
Do you know someone who would never call attention to accomplishments and deserves recognition?
Greenville Technical College is "Calling and Heroes," and needs your help in identifying those deserving individuals. Each year, the college recognizes members of the community and the college who act unselfishly in service to others.
Five suspended Blue Ridge High School athletes turned themselves in to the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center Friday to face assault charges.
They were charged with assault and battery by a mob for an incident on Tuesday at the high school.
Business leaders, attorneys, a municipal judge, a city councilman and others joined host, the Greer Police Department, in the Cops for Tots Charity Golf tournament Thursday.
The tournament at the Greer Country Club is the main fundraiser for the GPD. Proceeds are used to purchase gifts for under privileged children in need in the greater Greer area.
Bojangles' will open its second Greer restaurant within two months Monday morning.
The restaurant opens at 5 a.m. across from BMW at 1487 Highway 101 South. Owners Lee Ann and Allen Johnston opened Bojangles' at Buncombe in August. The Johnstons own five Bojangles' in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.
Samantha Monteith from Pooler, Ga., was crowned the 2015 Miss North Greenville University on Saturday, Oct. 18 in Turner Chapel. Megan Lindler was Miss NGU 2014.
Monteith won a $1,000 scholarship and will compete next summer in the 2015 Miss South Carolina Pageant.
Passengers at GSP could have easily surmised a gun and knife show was being held Wednesday at the baggage claim area.
Instead the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had a display table of grenades, guns, knives, a power drill, tools and liquids that were among the 100 pounds of abandoned property during the past 30 days at Greenville-Spartanburg International.
Free flu shots are available Thursday at Greer Memorial Hospital from 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the lobby.
The hospital annually offers free flu shots at a series of locations. The drive began at Benson OctoberFAST at Greer First Baptist Oct. 4, offered them at Washington Baptist last week and is issuing shots at the hospital this week – Tuesday and Thursday.
Brian Martin was perfect with five motions made and all five passed unanimously, 7-0, at the Greer City Planning Commission Monday night.
It was another energy-filled meeting.
Including pets in your family's Halloween festivities can be a fun addition to your celebration. However, with all the excitement comes the chance for pets to get into danger or trouble. You can head off potential problems and enjoy an evening of fun with some safety tips and smart planning.
Fright Night and Kids Comic-Con are scheduled at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate this weekend.
Middle School Fright Night is Friday from 7-9:30 with science experiment, costume contests and a dance contest recognizing the last contestant standing.
Myrtle Beach assistant city manager John Pedersen has been named to become the new city manager. The Myrtle Beach City Council held a special session today to make the selection.
Greer City Administrative Ed Driggers was among the four finalists for the position and interviewed with Myrtle Beach city council and business leaders.
Doug Messer, owner of Dixie Messer Mirror and Glass for the past 36 years, died Sunday after a courageous battle with cancer.
Read Messer’s obituary here.
Three brothers are opening Five Guys at Suber Commons Monday at 11 a.m.
Maxwell, Bryan and Kevin Griffith are opening their seventh Five Guys franchise restaurant in the upstate.
SATURDAY, Oct 25
The Pride of Riverside Marching Band qualified for the state championships. It is the first time in the school’s history a Riverside High School marching band advanced to the state finals.
The Greenville Hospital System, which includes Greer Memorial Hospital, offered the following response to a request for information on its Ebola protocols.
It didn’t take the World Health Organization calling the Ebola outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times” for Dr. Christopher Lombardozzi of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) to think Ebola.
Lombardozzi said staff at Spartanburg Regional Hospital and Pelham Medical Center has routinely been briefed on Ebola. “We started preparing well before anyone in the United States contracted it,” he said. “We started meeting in August about what may or may not happen.ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR
Norfolk Southern has added a Saturday outbound train from the Greer Inland Port to Charleston. That increases outbound NS service to six trains a week with a Saturday cutoff of 5 p.m. and availability in Charleston by noon the following Monday.
The schedule of inbound trains per week remains at five while the container gates at the South Carolina Inland Port are open 24/7 for truck activity.