10.06.2017 | GREENVILLE JOURNAL | 3
POLL A local bar owner is refusing to show NFL games to protest the league’s handling of the national anthem controversy. Do you agree? Yes 76%
No 17% 7%
Oh great. Now we’ve managed to politicize football.
THEY SAID IT
“Not only does this research confirm what our indicators hinted at weeks ago, it puts the picture into sharper focus, adding more definition to the eclipse’s total impact.” Duane Parrish, director of the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, on the study that revealed the August solar eclipse had a $269 million impact on the state’s economy.
“We want it to be really attractive. Right now, it’s most definitely not attractive.” Dianna Graceley, city administrator of Travelers Rest, on the current state of Poinsett Highway and its potential as a gateway into the city’s downtown.
“I can’t do the showy stuff. I’m trying to make virtue of my limitations, because I can’t do the wiggly-wiggly all over the place, so I’ll go in with more tact to compensate.” R&B/soul singer and musician James Hunter, on the reasoning behind his guitar playing style.
Flu Shots Oct. 10 & 16 • 5-7 p.m. • Greer Memorial Hospital Oct. 24 • 4-7 p.m. • Patewood Memorial Hospital GHS will be providing free flu vaccinations to adults in the community. Visit ghs.org/flu for other dates, times and locations. Talk with the Docs Mon., Oct. 16 • 11:30 a.m. • Facebook Live Visit the GHS Facebook page to take part in a live discussion with our doctors on breast cancer. Meet the Midwives Tues., Oct. 24 • 6 p.m. • Greenville Midwifery Care & Birth Center Learn about GHS’ nurse-midwifery program and how a midwife can enhance the birthing process. Free; registration required. Run4Life Sat., Nov. 4 • Caine Halter YMCA Help raise funds for cancer research and support programs by taking part in this 10th annual 5K run/walk. Visit run4lifesc.org. Talk with the Docs Wed., Nov. 8 • 11:30 a.m. • Facebook Live Visit the GHS Facebook page to take part in a live discussion with our doctors that includes when to use the ER vs. urgent or primary care. To register, for more information or to see a full schedule of events, visit ghs.org/events.
Published on Oct 4, 2017