Nigel Beckett-Paden said he knows from experience how damaging a domestically abusive relationship can be.
As a child, Beckett-Paden said, he watched his mother suffer at the hands of an abusive individual for three years.
The Greer Cultural Arts Council is gearing up for its latest production, a contemporary take on Lewis Carroll's classic “Alice in Wonderland” called “Wonderland High.”
The play, set at a modern high school, will bring to life all of the wild and wonderful characters fans of Alice you know and love as well as a few new ones.
If you are looking for a great place for a fashionable new hairstyle, Cuttin' Loose is the salon for you.
Cuttin’ Loose Hair Salon has been owned and operated by Connie Center for 24 years now. Cuttin’ Loose recently moved to its new location at 1243 Locust Hill Road in Greer. The hair salon offers a variety of services plus The Stitch Boutique, which has a great selection of boutique and personalized items.
Updates on current projects and unveiled plans for future groundbreaking innovations highlighted a business meeting co-hosted by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and Southwest Airlines at the Spartanburg Marriot Hotel on Friday.
Dave Doty, Senior Manager of Business Development for Southwest, and Dave Edwards, GSP District President and CEO, both laid out an expanded partnership between the airline and airport as well as updating airport projects and hinting at new improvements in the works for future travelers.
The Greer Commission of Public Works was presented with the Green Fleet Leader Award from the Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition on Monday.
The award is presented each year to a stakeholder organization that best demonstrates leadership and excellence in clean transportation and alternative fuel activities in South Carolina.
Riverside sophomore quarterback Andrew Brown knew his throw to wide receiver Kris White in last week's season opener against Travelers Rest was going to result in a touchdown.
He had studied too much film and worked too tirelessly to prepare for his first varsity start for it not to.
Jamie Jordan turns a baseball into a one-of-a-kind business
Three years ago Jamie Jordan was looking for a way to make extra money without sacrificing time spent with her two children.
The smiles on the children’s faces were as wide as the gym at the Taylors Rec Center.
iCan Bike Camp, a multi-state and international event coordinated through the iCan Shine non-profit foundation, is hosting its annual event this week. Children with varying disabilities from Down syndrome to autism are learning how to ride bicycles.
Tony Keely has been cooking all of his life.
The Executive Chef at Northampton Wines Cafe in Greenville knows his way around a grill.
Sgt. Randle Ballenger wears his uniforms proudly. Both as an Army National Guard sergeant and traffic sergeant with the Greer Police Department.
Jim Morgan saw quite bit in his tenure at the Greer Post Office. The self-described people person always looked forward to what each day would bring.
Morgan, 68, retired from the U.S. Postal Service in April after 25 years, fondly looking back on his time working as a window clerk and mail carrier.
The Greer Children's Theater is putting the finishing touches on production of Disney's The Lion King Jr. opening at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center on Friday at 7 p.m.
The GCT will run the show on consecutive weekends with show times on Friday, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows at 2 p.m.
Riverside dropped a home lacrosse match on Monday night to Christ Church, 14-11.
Peyton Lambrecht and Mark Blasko had outstanding games for the Warriors but it was not enough to overcome the strong play of the Cavaliers' Chase Poplin who scored eight goals.
Three special guests visited the children at Little Me Academy in Greer on Thursday morning.
Officer John Saunders of the Greer Police Department, Miss Greater Easley Teen 2016 Sarah Finleyson, and Jeff Randolph of the Randolph Group, who developed O'Neal Village in Blue Ridge, paid a visit for a special story time and delighted the youngsters with some classic children's tales.
Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County kicked off its 2016 building season with two projects in Greer.
During a Wednesday morning ceremony, BMW representatives presented Habitat for Humanity with a $70,000 check to finance a home at 210 Brown Street. Building the home is a collaborative effort between BMW Manufacturing Co., Greer, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville and Spartanburg counties.
Mazzie Drummond's dream to turn Greer High School into a girls basketball powerhouse was already taking shape before he was named the team's head coach.
Through the establishment of an AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) basketball program in the Greer community, Drummond has been able to develop players that are now fueling a pipeline of talent into the Lady Yellow Jackets' program.
Rilee Brooks, 7, loves spending Christmas with her papa. She always has a sweet time when she's with her family.
"I like to go to my papa's house and we make gingerbread men cookies," Rilee said.
Landon Chasteen, 9, loves his grandparents. Spending time with them is his favorite holiday tradition.
"I love going to my grandparents' house," he said.