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2 Alzheimer's, dimentia free public meetings this week
JUN 10, 2024

Two support groups meeting for Alzheimer’s and dementia are scheduled for free this week.

The bi-monthly discussion about typical “behaviors” that people with brain changes may encounter, is scheduled Wednesday 2-3 p.m., at Appalachian Council of Governments (ACOG), 30 Century Circle, Greenville.

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Repetitive behavior may signal person looking for comfort, security, familiarity
JUN 10, 2024

Repetitive behavior may signal person looking for comfort, security, familiarity

By JULIA ELDRED

A person with dementia may do or say something over and over. This can be a word or phrase, question or activity, or undo something that has just been completed. In most cases, the person is most likely looking for comfort, security and familiarity.

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Alzheimer's, dementia free support group sessions this week
JUN 9, 2024

Two support groups meeting for Alzheimer’s and dementia are scheduled for free this week.

The bi-monthly discussion about typical “behaviors” that people with brain changes may encounter, is scheduled Wednesday 2-3 p.m., at Appalachian Council of Governments (ACOG), 30 Century Circle, Greenville.

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D&D donating Explorer, Navigator to Spartanburg Community College
JUN 5, 2024

D&D Motors will donate a 2023 Ford Explorer and a 2023 Lincoln Navigator to Spartanburg Community College's Ford ASSETT Program on Friday. Skip Davenport, right, is the President of D&D Motors.
 

D&D Motors will donate a 2023 Ford Explorer and a 2023 Lincoln Navigator to Spartanburg Community College's Ford ASSETT Program. 

The special donation is scheduled for Friday at 9 a.m. at SCC.

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Michelin has June hiring event
MAY 28, 2024

Michelin Hosts Hiring Event June 4


Michelin, a global leader in tire manufacturing announces its Manufacturing Hiring Event 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 4 at the Spartanburg Community College Tyger River Campus, 1875 E. Main St., Duncan, SC.
The event invites candidates to interview in person for Production and Forklift Operator positions.

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SC Ports operations online, gates open including Inland Port Greer
MAY 19, 2024

Updated Tuesday, 2:43 p.m.

SC Ports operations are online and gates are now open, the SCPA announced at 2:42 p.m. Tuesday.

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Officer involved shooting in Greenville, K9 stabbed
MAY 14, 2024

Just before 3 p.m. Monday deputies within the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Warrant’s Division were assisting the Department of Homeland Security with a warrant service on a suspect with an active warrant.

Deputies made contact with the suspect outside at Woodlawn Cemetery located at 1 Pine Knoll Drive where a K9 engaged with a suspect who stabbed the dog at least one time.

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Man in custody for Walmart robberies
MAY 14, 2024

A man is in custody, in Laurens County, after committing a string of robberies that occurred at Walmarts in both Greenville and Laurens counties. 

Around 9 a.m. a Greenville County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who was working an off-duty assignment at Walmart on White Horse Road, was alerted that a man, later identified as Lylique Zyquan Lionel Alston, presented a note to a cashier demanding money. 

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New research study looking for participants
MAY 9, 2024

The Investigating Measures of Survival and Residence Among Persons with Dementia (I-MEASURED) study empowers persons living with dementia and their family care partners to identify and help design novel patient- and family-centered outcomes for future dementia trials.

In this phase of the research, participants are invited to participate in a 30-60 minute moderated survey over Zoom video conferencing. All participants are provided $40 for their time.

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GPD responds to Blue Bridge Brewery dismturbance
MAR 20, 2024

Timothy McCombs
 

Greer Police Department officers responded to Blue Ridge Brewing at 306 Trade Street, Greer, on Tuesday night, in reference to a disturbance involving a firearm.

Suspect Timothy McCombs, 26, had left the location in a vehicle before officers’ arrived, but was located a short distance away at which point a traffic stop was conducted, according to GPD.

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Clemson student had 'memorable' evening 45 years ago
JAN 12, 2024

A former Clemson student performed with Bob Hope 40 years ago at Littlejohn Coliseum. An archived photo was found with the student and Hope rehearsing backstage. Can you identify the student? We want to know.
 

Bob Hope came to Clemson on Oct.7, 1978 to perform at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum.  Almost 85 years ago, Feb. 18, 1938, Hope and Shirley Ross, in the “Big Broadcast” movie, debuted what would turn out to be Hope’s signature song, “Thanks for the Memories”.

Hope reportedly performed “Thanks for the Memories” at the end of his show at Clemson.

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Jada Samuel crowned Miss South Carolina 2023
JUN 25, 2023

Miss Bridge City, Jada Samuel, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2023 Saturday night.
 
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Margaret Turner is crowned Miss S.C. Teen
JUN 23, 2023

Margaret Turner hails from Greenwood and is a 16-year-old sophomore at Greenwood High School.
 
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Man who killed USC Union softball players is sentenced
JUN 23, 2023

Mia Camille Stokes, USC Union softball player killed Feb. 7, 2020.

A judge sentenced a Spartanburg man to 20 years in prison of which he must serve at least 17. He has already served 3 years, leaving, at minimum, 14 more. Following that he will serve five years of home detention and another five years of probation.

Yuriy Karpik, 27, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Spartanburg to two counts of Felony DUI with Death, two counts of Felony DUI with Great Bodily Injury, and one count of Malicious Injury to Personal Property value over $2,000.  Circuit Court Judge R. Keith Kelly issued the sentence.

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Miss Columbia Teen is triple winner at Miss S.C. pageant
JUN 23, 2023

Thursday's preliminary winners at the Miss South Carolina pageant.
 

Miss Columbia’s Teen, Mary Elle Marchant, won the Teen Evening  Gown award Thursday night at the Miss South Carolina pageant and received a $500 savings bond. Marchant, following her award Thursday night at Columbia’s Township Auditorium, has achieved the distinction of a triple preliminary competition winner.

Winners were announced in six categories after the third night of preliminary competition.

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Fowler is double winner in Miss South Carolina Teen
JUN 22, 2023

Miss Clemson's Teen, Abigail Kate Fowler, won the Overall Teen Talent award and received a $500 scholarship in Wednesday’s Miss South Carolina pageant in Columbia. Fowler is a company dancer with International Ballet in Greer.
 
 
 

Miss Clemson's Teen, Abigail Kate Fowler, won the Overall Teen Talent award and received a $500 scholarship in Wednesday’s Miss South Carolina pageant in Columbia.

Fowler performed a lyrical dance to “Never Enough” by Loren Allred from the feature-film, “The Greatest Showman“. Having won the Teen Evening Gown award on Tuesday evening, Fowler’s win Wednesday earned her the status of a double preliminary winner.

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BMW Charity Pro-Am, Thornblade commit through 2027
JUN 6, 2023

BMW Charity Pro-Am, Thornblade commit through 2027

The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX – one of the longest-running tournaments on the Korn Ferry Tour schedule – will continue through at least 2027, as the Korn Ferry Tour, title sponsor BMW Manufacturing and presenting sponsor TD SYNNEX announced a four-year extension..

A one-of-a-kind Korn Ferry Tour event featuring celebrities and amateurs playing alongside professionals, the BMW Charity Pro-Am is one of six Korn Ferry Tour tournaments which will be televised on Golf Channel.

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Greer CPA firm acquired by Greenville company
MAY 17, 2023

Greer CPA firm acquired by Greenville company

Copper Advisors, a full-service accounting firm in Greenville, has acquired the full-service tax and accounting firm of Edwards & Hedrick CPAs in Greer.

The acquisition expands the services footprint of Copper Advisors beyond Greenville to include the Greer market.

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Upstate man sentenced to 15 years for stalking, shooting into home
MAY 16, 2023

Herbert Francis Barnhill
 

Herbert Francis Barnhill has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, 5 years for possession of weapon during the commission of a violent crime, 10 years for discharging a firearm Into a dwelling, 5 years for stalking, 1 year for contraband, and 30 days for possession of marijuana – all to run concurrently.

As part of the plea, a permanent restraining order was issued against Barnhill for the benefit of Melissa Hammond and her minor child. Circuit Court Judge J. Derham Cole issued the sentence.

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GPD renews push for unsolved 20-year bank heist, murders
MAY 15, 2023

GPD renews push for unsolved 20-year bank heist, murders

BY JIM FAIR

The City of Greer Police Department is renewing its request to the public for help in solving a 20-year-old bank robbery that resulted tn three people being killed – a bank employee and two customers.

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