ZIP code: 29687
Area code: 864
Area: 10.9 sq mi
Michael J. Cooke, a member of the Greer Cultural Arts Council Board of Directors, died Saturday.
Cooke performed in Greer Childrens Theater events and volunteered on the set for its productions.
Robert Earl “R.T.” Turner, 63, of 205 Wayman Drive, died April 11, 2013 at Village Hospital.
A native of Greenville County, son of the late Paul Arthur and Betty Hipps Turner, he was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, a retired employee of General Electric, and attended Grace Baptist Church.
The Blue Ridge Foothills, Wade Hampton Taylors and Carolina Foothills girls had fun raising money at Zaxby's in Greer.
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Six students from greater Greer area high schools have been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University. The scholarships have an annual value of $12,000 and 4-year total of $48,000.
Victor Chasteen and Lucas McClain of Blue Ridge High School, Zachary Davis of Riverside HS, Ilse Peterson of Eastside HS, Kendra Webb, Greenville HS, and John Partin, home schooled, received the grants based on academic achievement, school, church and community involvement.
7-Eleven, the world’s largest convenience store chain, is coming to the Upstate. Palms and Hickory Point stores will be rebranded as 7-Eleven.
Palms stores will close Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. and all day Thursday as the stores will be converted to the 7-Eleven point of sales technology. The re-branding will take at last two months, according to store employees at the Greer area Palms.