ZIP code: 29687
Area code: 864
Area: 10.9 sq mi
Greer is giving its support to a group of entities applying for $12 million in TIGER discretionary grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a full service regional transportation network.
City Council unanimously (7-0) approved City Administrator Ed Driggers to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Greenville Transit Authority (Greenlink) for the purpose of installing a bus/transit station within the city’s central business district and possibly at Wade Hampton Blvd and Buncombe Road.
Mutaz Sarhan of Greer has been awarded a $1,500 Subway of South Carolina Scholarship.
Sarhan is a graduating senior at Greer Middle College Charter High School in Taylors. He plans to study chemistry at Furman University, before continuing his studies in medical school. His father owns and operates the Subway restaurant on Spartanburg Highway in Lyman.
The Greater Greer Education Foundation awarded $13,000 in scholarships to 13 students from six high schools in the Greater Greer area Tuesday afternoon at Greer City Hall. Students were selected by the guidance department of each school and submitted to the Foundation. The Foundation in turn will present scholarship funds to the technical school or college on behalf of the student.
The scholarships fall into two categories: undesignated scholarships given by donors to the Foundation for study in particular fields and scholarships made possible by the contributions to the board’s scholarship fund.