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How to deal with back to school anxiety
AUG 5, 2022

Dr. Casey Berson, Child Psychiatrist, Prisma Healthcare
 

As kids head back to school, whether in person or at home, many families are feeling stressed because of the uncertainties caused by the pandemic. Child psychiatrist Dr. Casey Berson offered some advice on how to deal with back-to-school anxiety and stress.

“Kids are smarter than we give them credit for and they’re absolutely going to pick up on our own anxieties and our own reactions, so we have to be aware,” said Berson. “If you find that you’re a little bit more anxious, which is completely normal, maybe call your support person after the kids are in school.”

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NGU provides GCSO with educational opportunities
AUG 5, 2022

NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant., Jr., left, and Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis.  
 
 

Beginning the Fall 2022 semester, North Greenville University and the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) will partner to provide quality higher education for the sheriff’s office employees.

“We are delighted to offer this educational opportunity to these courageous public servants in the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office,” said NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr.  “We want to partner to create and foster a safe, secure community through transformational education, community service, and strategic enforcement.”

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Upstate man sentenced 20-years for child sex assault
AUG 1, 2022

A Gaffney man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the sexual assault of a child.

Michael O'Neal Armstrong, 47, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct, and was sentenced by Circuit Judge Keith Kelly.

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Tran, POW in Vietnam, retiree from Taylors, dies
JUL 9, 2022

Quang Huu Tran
 

Quang Huu Tran studied in Florida as an overseas student from Vietnam in 1963 to 1965. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Vietnamese Literature while studying in Japan in 1970.

Tran served six years as Captain Pilot of Division 4 in Can Tho, South Vietnam. He was a prisoner of war for nine years, due to his allegiance to the United States’ efforts to liberate South Vietnam.

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Panthers return to Wofford for summer camp
JUL 5, 2022

Panthers return to Wofford for summer camp

The Carolina Panthers return to Wofford College for training camp with 12 practices scheduled, beginning July 27. See practice dates and times here.The league-wide Back Together Saturday event with an evening practice and special events is scheduled July 30.

Some normalcy returns to camp with autographs allowed. Veterans Christian McCaffrey and D.J. Moore will return, with 2021 No. 1 Panthers pick Jaycee Horn, a defensive back from the University of South Carolina.

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Creform builds kitting cart for aircraft/ aerospace manufacturer
JUL 2, 2022

Creform has designed and built a kitting cart for an aircraft/ aerospace manufacturer that focuses on inspection and repair of aircrafts and their engines.

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling and commercial use, has designed and built a kitting cart for an aircraft/ aerospace manufacturer that focuses on inspection and repair of aircrafts and their engines.

The parts being handled are normally the user’s  customer property and are typically those that not only are critical in terms of their cost but also the potential negative effect on the overall schedule if damaged or lost. Since many of these parts cannot be quickly or economically replaced, they need to be handled carefully. 

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Carter, Miss Greater Greer, wins preliminary
JUN 23, 2022

Miss Greater Greer, Rachel Carter, (left) won the Red Carpet/Social Impact preliminary Thursday night. Miss Greenville County, Sarah Kay Wrenn, won the Talent preliminary, performing a lyrical dance to

Four preliminary winners were announced at the Miss South Carolina/Miss Teen Pageant after the third night of preliminary competition on Thursday at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

The final competition for the Teens is at 6 p.m. on Friday when the new Miss South Carolina Teen will be crowned. The final competition for the Miss candidates starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday when the new Miss South Carolina will be crowned live on FOX stations.

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4 more preliminary winners in Miss South Carolina/Teen pageant
JUN 23, 2022

Miss Hartsville, Jill Dudley (left) won the Talent preliminary, performing a vocal rendition of

Four preliminary winners were announced after the second night of preliminary competition on Wednesday at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

Miss Hartsville, Jill Dudley, won the Talent preliminary in the Miss South Carolina competition. She performed a vocal rendition of “Never Enough”.

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Freedom Blast features fireworks Saturday in Greer
JUN 22, 2022

Fireworks will be featured Saturday at Greer's Freedom Blast.
 

Greer will host its annual Freedom Blast Saturday at City Park from 6-10 p.m. Admission is free.

Spartanburg based party band Back 9 will provide two sets of music sandwiched around festivities featuring army vehicles on display, Preston Johnson Veterans Walk honoring military who served, inflatables and crafts for children.

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Fowler, Greer International Ballet dancer, wins SC Teen preliminary
JUN 21, 2022

Tuesday Miss South Carolina preliminary winners: (right) Miss Inman, Maria Julianne Phillips, won Talent performing a vocal rendition of

By JIM FAIR

Four preliminary winners were announced after the first night of preliminary competition on Tuesday at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

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Man, wanted for Simpsonville murders, kills himself
JUN 21, 2022

Man, wanted for Simpsonville murders, kills himself

A man wanted for a double murder last week of a couple in their Simpsonville home, shot and killed himself Monday when Greenville County Sheriff Office deputies responded to a Greenville extended stay hotel to make an arrest.

Deputies with GCSO’s  F.A.S.I.T. (Fugitive Apprehension and Special Investigations Team) responded to 64 Orchard Park (WoodSpring Suites) to take Jerry Willard Yancey, 57, into custody for the double murder of Ansel and Alice Bouchillon that occurred on June 15, according to a GCSO spokesman.

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The Donnan/COBE Project. Stepping into a New Era
JUN 19, 2022

Renovation of NGU’s administration building will include a new “jewel box” entrance, creating a distinctive exterior at the pinnacle of the university’s hilltop campus in Tigerville.
 
 

North Greenville University (NGU) unveiled plans to transform a campus landmark and create a new home for its largest academic program with the announcement of The Donnan/College of Business & Entrepreneurship Project.

Construction on the project, which has been in the design phase since last fall when it was approved by the NGU Board of Trustees and is supported by a newly launched $8.5 million capital campaign, is scheduled to begin this fall. The project centerpiece is the renovation of historic Donnan Administration Building to house the College of Business and Entrepreneurship (COBE) and a new office suite for NGU’s senior administration.

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Man charged with involuntary manslaughter in teen's death
JUN 15, 2022

Torqavious Brice Johnson, 18, is charged with involuntary manslaughter.
 
 

Greer Police arrested and charged a man with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Greenville teen Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to a residence at 1:10 a.m. on Werninger Court in the Lismore Park subdivision for a reported shooting, according to Lt. Patrick Fortenberry. 

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GCSO make 2 arrests in 2006 unsolved murder
JUN 15, 2022

Brittney Nicole Goldsmith has been arrested in connection with Nishan Huff’s murder. in 2006.
 

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have made two arrests in connection with the murder of Nishan Huff that had gone unsolved since 2006.

As of Tuesday, Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have obtained a warrant for 53-year-old Frank Rozier and 38-year-old Brittney Nicole Goldsmith in connection with Huff’s murder.

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Greenville man receives life in prison without parole for abduction
JUN 14, 2022

Jerry Cecil Edwards, 63, of Greenville, received life in prison without parole.
 

 

 

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Spartanburg Regional Foundation awards $600,000 in grants
JUN 10, 2022

The Spartanburg Regional Foundation grants program allocated more than $600,000 this year to promote health and wellness in the community. 
 

The Spartanburg Regional Foundation grants program allocated more than $600,000 this year to promote health and wellness in the community. These grants promote partnerships and clinical innovation, provide assistance for community members in crisis, and fund important technology and facilities upgrades.  

“The Foundation is proud to support a deserving group of 2022 recipients, and we are grateful to the donors who make these grants possible,” said Kristy Caradori, executive director of the Foundation. “We were pleased to have numerous outstanding applicants from both the community and the health system. Our Grants and Allocations Committee and Board of Trustees have done a thorough job of reviewing proposals and selecting organizations and projects that will make a meaningful impact on the well-being of our community.” 

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Prisma Children's Hospital expands to include Greer Memorial
JUN 6, 2022

Prisma Children's Hospital expands to include Greer Memorial

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital is continuing to expand its services at community hospitals by offering around-the-clock hospital units just for children, with a new satellite location that opened at Greer Memorial Hospital on Monday.

The unit offers children and families specialized pediatric care for a broad range of diagnoses including respiratory illnesses, asthma flare-ups, dehydration, fever in young infants, jaundice and skin infections. The unit will care for children ages newborn to 18 who don’t require intensive care unit-level treatment or subspeciality care.

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NGU cuts online tuition
JUN 2, 2022

North Greenville University is reducing online tuition costs from $450 to $395 per credit hour in all online bachelor's degree programs in the fall.
 

North Greenville University (NGU) is making it easier for adult learners to complete their degree, earn a second degree, or pursue skills needed for a new career path during these trying times.

Inflation is causing consumers to pull back spending on some items as they look to cut expenses.

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NGU wins big, advances to DII World Series
MAY 29, 2022

North Greenville University's baseball team celebrates its championship win Saturday.
 

North Greenville University beat Columbus State in the championship game of the Southeast Super Regional Baseball Tournament at NGU’s Ray & Bea Dillard Field, 13-3, Saturday.

Columbus State forced a final championship game when it beat NGU 4-3 to even the best-of-3 series at one win each. It was North Greenville’s record setting 50th win of the season.

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Congratulations to area North Greenville grads
MAY 29, 2022

Congratulations to area North Greenville grads

North Greenville University (NGU) celebrated the achievements of 325 graduates as they received their degrees during the university’s Spring Commencement on April 29 in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium on the Tigerville Campus.

During the evening ceremony, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr., conferred 294 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 31 candidates for graduate degrees.

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