Hundreds of cheerleaders and dancers from the Rockstar cheer and dance teams in Greer will compete this weekend at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.
Rockstar qualified 10 teams with up to 30 members each from a series of regional youth, junior and senior competitions. Rockstar earned bids to The Summit at the Disney World competition by earning the No. 1 or No. 2 placements at each regional competition.
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Hannah Bannister, Blue Ridge High School, and Chelsea Danielle Gentry, of Berea High School, have been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.
The $12,000 annual scholarships have a total worth of $48,000 with satisfactory academic progress.
Seeing smoke billowing from a neighbor’s yard a young Amy Harvey called 911, thinking a house was on fire.
The call turned out to be a neighbor cooking on an outdoor grill but Amy reacted to seeing smoke, just as her father, Greer Fire Chief Chris Harvey taught his children and hundreds of others on fire safety.
Red Roots, triplets who engage the crowd with their story “through real life lyrics and rolling banjos intertwined with guitars," will be performing in concert Monday at Brushy Creek Baptist Church.
Nicole, Natalie and Nika Taylor, 23, perform Christian country music with a mix of bluegrass and rock ‘n’ roll.
Two iconic restaurants in Greer have announced name and ownership changes but will keep their menus intact.
Greer Station Diner, becomes effective Friday, and will continue under Scott and Maria Marsh, owner-operators of Greer Station Café. It’s the third name change, formerly Southern Thymes Café, within a year at the restaurant at 219 Trade Street.
Roads in the downtown central business district will be closed Friday and Saturday for the 31st Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest.
All roads will be closed to vehicular traffic throughout the entire event.
School will most likely be out before the Memorial Drive Extension bridge will be repaired.
Weather and construction delays will push the completion of the project, near the intersection of Chandler and Taylor Road, into late May and possibly June. A mid-April finish was previously announced.
Thom Behtz, ALDI Jefferson division vice president, answered a series of questions about ALDI’s coming into the Greer market. Behtz explains the store’s decision where to locate, when it will open, the store model, and the company’s purchasing philosophy.
Jim Fair: The main entry into the property will be from Mt. Vernon Road, while ALDI will face Wade Hampton Blvd. Why is a side entrance and a traffic signal at the store’s entrance part of its selection philosophy? What goes into site selection for ALDI in a community?
A less-stressed Chris VanderBerghe was telling all who asked, opening night at Wild Ace Pizza and Pub on Thursday, “was the easiest opening we have ever had.”
Suzanne Koty, an English teacher at Sumter High School, was named 2015/2016 South Carolina Teacher of the Year.
Koty was handed the keys to a Greer-produced 2015 mineral white metallic BMW X5 xDrive35i she will drive throughout South Carolina as the state’s public education ambassador.
Bob Anderson, 39, a student in the Honors program at Greenville Technical College, has been selected as the Alden Transfer Scholarship recipient this year at Furman University.
Anderson lives in Greer with his wife, Andrea.
Perry Williams has been taking photographs since he attended Greer High School. A camera, sometimes three or four, are nearby at all times.
Williams, a commissioner on the Greer Commission of Public Works, entrepreneur and professor at Clemson University, all but swept the Greer Juried Arts photography contest judged last month. He finished 1-2-3 in “Greer Goes Global” and 1-2 in “Greer – An Upstate Destination”.
Greer Bancshares Incorporated, the parent company of Greer State Bank, Wednesday reported quarterly net income attributable to common shareholders of $761,000 or 31 cents per diluted common share, as compared to the prior year first quarter net income of $1.153 million or 46 cents per diluted common share.
Fiscal year 2014 was aided significantly by $579,000 of gains on the sale of securities compared to $247,000 in the current period and the reversal of $700,000 of previous loan loss provisions compared to none in the current period.
International Business Times
April 22 is Earth Day, the annual event meant to raise awareness about Mother Nature’s health and the efforts being made to protect it.
The complete musical lineup for the Greer Family Fest on May 1-2 has been announced.
Sister Hazel, previously announced as the headline event, will perform Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Greer’s Inland Port continued its record-setting pace in rail moves and is 52 percent ahead of planned volumes, according to the S.C. Ports Authority.
The Inland Port handled 5,187 rail moves in March, achieving its highest volumes since the facility opening in October 2013, according to the S.C. Ports Authority. Fiscal year to date, the Inland Port has handled 40,313 rail moves.
Joe Fowler was a double winner despite fishing alone at Saturday’s 20th annual Greer Family Fest Bass Fishing Tournament.
The first place haul of 15.3 pounds earned the $1,000 first prize. His biggest catch, weighing 6.2 pounds, earned the top catch.
A church without a permanent home has found a location to its liking on Snow Street in a soon-to-be vacant building.
Pastor Harold Anderson of New Beginnings Outreach Ministries, Inc., petitioned City Council on Tuesday to consider leasing the building for its ministries.
Vintage Market at the Park will host about 60 vendors, food trucks and music Saturday on what is expected to be a warm, sunny day with temperatures reaching into the low 80s.
The bi-annual outdoor market at Greer City Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., features vintage finds, repurposed décor, jewelry, furniture, handmade crafts and goods and clothing.