In General News
The Greenville Bicentennial has just added what’s sure to be a popular event next year: The Brothers of the Brush Contest. Throughout the year, residents of Bond County will compete to determine who can grow the best facial hair. There are 6 categories, including longest beard, best mustache, and best Santa Claus, among others. Anyone interested in registering can go to greenville200.com to download the entry form and read the rules. Entry forms are due by January 6th.
This Saturday, make room in your schedule for the 65th Annual Pancake and Sausage Day, hosted by the Kiwanis (kuh WAN iss) Club of Greenville. Just head over to the St Lawrence church on Prairie Street anytime between 7 am and 2 pm. Tickets cost 7 dollars for adults, 3 for kids 5 to 12, and everyone else eats free. Again, the Pancake and Sausage day is from 7 am til 2 pm at St Lawrence church on Saturday.
On Campus NEws
On Thursday, December 11th, celebrate the end of the semester with some cool grooves from the GC Jazz Band. They will be performing Christmas tunes starting at 7 pm in Whitlock. The concert will feature outstanding vocals from Aleah Jenkins and Kent Luster, and the music is guaranteed to leave you bright and cheerful in about an hour!
After the jazz concert, get your flashiest neon outfit on and head to Midnight Breakfast. It starts at 10:30 pm in the DC, and there will be live music and free food for everyone! The first 50 people in the building get a free t-shirt!
From the Panther Sports Desk
The Greenville Basketball program took home two victories over the weekend. The Women’s Team beat Westminster for the first time since 2008. The score was 50 to 40. The Men’s team beat Westminster in a back-and-forth game that ended with GC holding 1st place in the SLIAC Conference. Last night, the men also picked up a win against Millikin. The women’s next game is on Friday, and the men play Principia on Saturday at 5 pm. You can hear that game right here on your home for Panther Sports, 89.5 The Grin.