Honoring our Heroes & Veterans



Sen. Scott interviews WW II veteran Cliff Harpst
NOV 11, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott posed for a picture with World War II veteran Cliff Harpst when Scott visited Greer last year to introduce a veterans job program.

Sen. Tim Scott interviewed Cliff Harpst and posted the video today, Veterans Day, to honor all veterans and people serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Harpst has become a celebrity in Greer since he arrived. The World War II veteran runs errands for downtown merchants, has a sandwich named for him at the Stomping Grounds on Trade Street, and has worked annually at the Waffle House – only on Christmas Day to allow staff to spend time with their families.

Read More

Restaurants say thank you on Veterans Day
NOV 10, 2015

Restaurants say thank you on Veterans Day

• Area Veterans Day celebrations

Restaurants are thanking military veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces with free food, drink and deals on Veterans Day 2015.

Read More

Area Veterans Day celebrations
NOV 10, 2015

Area Veterans Day celebrations

President Woodrow Wilson honored the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…"

In 1954, Congress, at the urging of the veterans service organizations, struck out the word "Armistice" and inserted the word "Veterans." With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

Read More


2018 - Dec (2) | Nov (2) | Oct (1) | Aug (1) | May (1) | Mar (1) |
2017 - Nov (4) | Sep (1) | Aug (1) | Jun (2) | May (1) | Jan (1)
2016 - Nov (4) | Oct (1) | Sep (3) | Jul (1) | Jun (5) | May (3) | Apr (3) | Mar (2) | Feb (1) | Jan (1)
2015 - Nov (3) | Sep (2) | Aug (1) | Jul (5) | Jun (3) | Mar (5) | Feb (1) |
2014 - Dec (1) | Nov (10) |

Trending: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Obituaries, Chon Restaurant, Allen Bennett Hospital


View All Events