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The boil water advisory has been lifted in Taylors, the Greer Commission of Public Works announced Thursday.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Fatz Cafe parent Cafe Enterprises Inc. has named Jim Mazany, former president of Joe’s Crab Shack, its next president and CEO.
Mazany is a 30-year industry veteran who has also held senior leadership roles at TGI Fridays and Applebee’s. He takes over at the Taylors-based casual dining chain for Chris Thomas, who stepped down to “pursue other opportunities.”
Greer won its fifth straight game and the No. 7-ranked Yellow Jackets remained unbeaten in Region 2-AAAA beating Eastside 43-20 at John Carlisle Stadium in Taylors Friday night.
Quay White and Dre Williams dazzled with long touchdown runs and averaged 13 yards per rush, and quarterback Trey Houston threw a touchdown pass and caught one to lead Greer’s scoring. The Yellow Jackets averaged 9.7 yards per play.
A firefighter from the Lake Cunningham Fire Department was killed Monday morning in a motorcycle crash in Greenville.
Adam Cory Shaver, 28, from Taylors, died from multiple trauma, according to Greenville County Coroner Park Evans.
Chance Pride scored three touchdowns to lead Eastside past Riverside 34-13 at Eastside Friday night.
Timothy (Timmy) James Dunlap, 14, has earned Eagle Scout.
The Court of Honor ceremony was held Sunday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Dunlap is a member of Troop 925, out of Taylors, and his Troop Master is Marty Yigdall.
A man attending an area church conference was hit and killed while walking along a shoulder of a road.
John William Cowan, 61, of Taylors was killed when a 2008 Ford pickup, driven by a 43-year-old man, ran off the side of the road on Locust Hill Road Saturday and hit Cowan, according to law enforcement reports.
Braden Johnson pitched Northwood to a 4-0 victory over Corpus Christi, Texas in the Junior Baseball World Series Tuesday night.
It was Northwood’s (Taylors), second straight victory and next plays Hawaii Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Hayden Stapleton hit a home run in the top of the first inning that ignited Northwood from Taylors to an 8-2 victory over the Central Region’s Midland, Mich., in its first game of the Junior League World Series at Taylor, Mich.
The opening ceremonies for the Junior League World Series were held Saturday, minus fireworks, at Taylor, Mich.
Weather forced a smaller opening ceremony but officials said the fireworks display may be rescheduled this week.
The Northwood Junior baseball team is en route to Detroit to play in the Little League World Series beginning Sunday.
Northwood Little League, for the second straight year, has a team headed to the World Series.
The Northwood Juniors (13- and 14-year-olds) defeated Virginia 4-3 to win the Southeast Region baseball championship today.
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.
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.
Defending South Carolina state champion Northwood Little League, from Taylors, was eliminated from the state tournament Monday night at the Chester Baseball Complex.
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.
By LeGette Shirley
Special to GreerToday.com
The design of renovations to Taylors First Baptist Church has been completed.
The project, now under construction, is intended to improve the experience of visitors entering the church and traffic flow inside. Construction is scheduled to be completed in September.
It’s Brushy Creek’s turn to get some vacant fill-in property for new homes.
Two separate parcels were approved by City Council Tuesday night that may see the construction of 136 townhouses on Brushy Creek Road. Council approved multi-family residential annexation that are virtually across each other.