Category: Entertainment

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NFL fines former Panthers owner Jerry Richardson $2.75 million

Former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson was fined $2.75 million Thursday by the National Football League following its investigation into sexual and racial misconduct in the workplace. The investigation was conducted by former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White and the league said it substantiated the allegations against Richardson, that the improper conduct was limited to...

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Frontier Airlines will begin offering roundtrip flights to four new cities beginning Sept. 8

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport officials announced that Frontier Airlines will begin offering roundtrip flights to four new cities beginning Sept. 8. The non-stop flights will be to Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Tampa with introductory one-way tickets starting at $34. Frontier is the sixth airline – Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United – offering service...

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Benson Classic Car Show moves to August

The 12th Annual Benson Classic Car Show benefitting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Greer First Baptist Church, 201 W. Poinsett St. The SC Region Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) is helping plan the event that raises funds for Meals on Wheels and other GCM programs....

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Peace Center to screen Oscar nominated short films

The Peace Center will screen the 2018 Oscar nominated short films – Live Action, Animation and Documentary – in the Gunter Theatre, Feb. 16-18. Live Action Friday, Feb. 16, at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at noon Animation Friday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m....

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Evan Duke thanks communities for supporting Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra

By DENNIS DUKE President, Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra would like to thank the people of the city of Greer and surrounding communities for their wonderful support of our Christmas Concert.  The concert was also part of the Marine Corps’s Toys for Tots Campaign.  The community’s support made this a great success also. ...

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University’s first spirit song is in pre-production

By LILY KEARSE The first spirit song for Upstate is in the works and is tentatively scheduled to debut by spring 2018 graduation or in the fall. “Forever Spartan Strong” is the working title, according to Dr. Nolan Stolz. He was petitioned by the University of South Carolina Upstate’s 50th Anniversary Committee to write the...

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Big turnout sees dancing horse, dj, marching bands at Christmas Parade

  The Greer Christmas Parade was held in picture perfect weather with almost 100 entries entertaining thousands of viewers lining the 1.1-mile route. There was plenty of candy handed out to children and there no reports of silly string sprayed on parade visitors or aimed from vehicles. An ordinance was passed several years ago when...