The new owners of a downtown restaurant are experimenting to incorporate a more diverse menu – yet maintain its core offerings.
Neile Bramlett and his wife, Frankie Hendrix, have taken ownership of Chocolate Toad at 224 Trade Street.
One person died after a house fire at 412 Poinsett Street in Greer.
John Benjamin Norris, 90, was killed, according to Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans. The cause of death is unknown pending autopsy reports.
The School District of Greenville County and the City of Greer have renewed a lease agreement for the softball/baseball and football fields at Riverside Middle School.
The 5-year renewal, $1 a year, is effective Sept. 1 through August 2021. The city will play for all utilities associated with the fields while using the facilities.
I make $25,000 a year, and I’m single. I expect my salary to increase to $35,000 next year, so can I get by with a $500 starter emergency fund instead of $1,000? I have about $38,000 in debt right now, including student loans, and I don’t know how to keep up with bills and everything if I try saving a bigger emergency fund.
Northwood Little League’s 8-10-year-old team eliminated Florida in the Tournament of State Champions being played in Greenville, N.C., 2-1 in nine innings Tuesday.
Northwood, the South Carolina state champions, plays Virginia, a 24-10 winner over Georgia.
The Carolina Brotherhood Ride, with firefighters and police officers cycling, passed through downtown Greer Tuesday morning to pay tribute to fallen brothers and sisters from the Carolinas.
Greer is part of the five-day, 463-mile bicycle ride. Thirty cyclists from the Carolina Brotherhood Ride are making their way to Raleigh, N.C. It began in Columbia on Monday morning. The riders faced temperatures reaching into the mid-90s with a heat index of over 100 degrees.
The "cool cats" of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra Jazz Quartet will take Summer Lollipop-goers on a smooth, musical trip that introduces them to the great American art form known as "jazz," including its origins as well as how this genre has grown in popularity and appreciation.
Two performances will be offered: a "twilight" concert at the Hughes Main Library in downtown Greenville on Monday, August 1 at 7 p.m., and an afternoon concert at the Central-Clemson Regional Library in Central on Tuesday, August 2 at 2:30 p.m.
National Night Out will be celebrated Tuesday Aug. 2 at Greer City Park.
The free event allows neighbors and police officers to get to know each other better in an effort to improve safety.
Girl Scout Troop 811 of service unit 636 has built and installed two Little Free Libraries in Greenville County – Century Park Kids Planet and St. Giles Presbyterian Church on Hudson Road.
The libraries were part of the Junior’s Bronze award project in which they contribute to an ongoing program. The little free libraries are a “give a book, take a book” program that is within easy access to the public to help encourage literacy in both children and adults.
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Olivia Wells, a junior voice major at Anderson University, won the 2016 Greer Idol Season 10 championship and the $2,000 first prize Friday night.
The Northwood Little League begins play in the state championship tournament beginning Saturday in Chester.
Northwood plays Irmo in its first game Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Chester Baseball Complex. The tournament is double elimination.
A Greer Idol contestant will win $2,000 Friday night in the Season 10 finals at the Greer City Park amphitheater.
Will Rawls, Andre Webb and Olivia Wells will compete for the championship Friday rain or shine. Last week’s band did not perform but the six Idol contestants did weather severe thunderstorms to sing in the semifinals.
Lowes Foods is opening a staffing center for its stores, first coming to Greer, and then entering the Simpsonville and Greenville markets.
The staffing center, at 1659 Woodruff Road in Greenville, is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are welcome.
North Greenville University ranks fifth in the 25 Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the South for 2017 by Christian Universities Online (CUO).
The methodology behind this ranking began with schools that are members or member eligible of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). Publicly available data for these schools were collected in five categories. These categories are faculty-to-student ratio, percent of full-time beginning undergraduates receiving grant or scholarship aid, selectivity, overall retention rate and overall graduation rate. Each category received equal weight in calculating the final ranking.
The Greenville Little Theatre presents "Rockin' the Summer!" Aug. 5-14.
The show will features music from the 50s, 60s and 70s, including Evis, the Eagles and Abba.
The Peace Center has announced the single ticket on sale dates for most shows in the 2016-2017 Broadway season:
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Greer Community Ministries (GCM) received a $1,750 grant for participating in Meals on Wheels America’s 2016 March for Meals campaign.
Throughout March, the nonprofit highlighted the benefits of its Meals on Wheels program and asked the community to get involved by donating time and funds.
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) dedicates a portion of its revenues to partnership projects that support local communities in which the port operates.
Applications must demonstrate a clear fit within one of the following focus areas: maritime commerce, economic development, environmental awareness, and community outreach.
Senator International will begin scheduled international cargo service in and out of Greenville-Spartanburg International in Greer.
Senator International is a global German-based freight forwarder, that will provide convenient delivery of cargo services into the region that include South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia.
A Byrnes High School football player who drowned in Lyman Lake Monday was a lifeguard at a Spartanburg recreation center, according to reports.
Markell Tyquann Nesbitt, 16, of Lee Street in Lyman was swimming with a group of friends when he went under and did not resurface.