Randall Street will be the first downtown street to undergo water and sewer line replacement beginning in the latter part of May.
Greer CPW Commissioners approved $380,535 to Dillard Excavating Co. Inc. for the first phase of the estimated $4 – $4.5 million project to replace the central business district’s aging infrastructure and incorporate a new streetscape appearance. Some of the downtown infrastructure is more than 100-years old, city officials said.
View Alex Love’s report on Greer Trade Day and what shoppers and vendors said of the inaugural event.
Chase Bryant is the headline performer for the 33rd Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Festival Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, throughout downtown Greer and City Park.
Bryant, 24, will perform a concert on May 6 at 7:30 p.m. He is the youngest entertainer to headline the festival.
The soft opening for Chon Thai Restaurant has been short-lived.
Doh King, owner of downtown Greer’s first Thai food restaurant, has opened for lunch and dinner at 219 Trade Street.
A fine dining restaurant is locating on Trade Street and will open in the second quarter.
Michelle Scruggs told GreerToday.com the tentative date for the restaurant’s opening is in the second quarter and the name has been narrowed to two.
Jason Clark’s two downtown restaurants, BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 A Steak House, were both honored as Top 10 Diner’s Choice in Greenville.
OpenTable Diner’s Choice selections are based on metropolitan areas, which makes Clark’s honors more noticeable.
A crowd of shaggy-haired customers welcomed Mike Bullock back to work today.
Bullocks Barber Shop, at 225 Trade Street, has been closed since Bullock had a pre-dawn heart attack at home on Jan. 20. A sign on the door was placed signaling customers he would be back at work Monday, as usual.
Tunes in the Park and Greer Idol have been eliminated from the Greer Recreation Department’s 2017 programs.
More popular events promoted by the city remain like the International Festival and Movies in the Park and Railfest.
Jennifer Jones, as President and Chief Executive Officer for Citizens Building and Loan, is one of six women holding a position of that magnitude in South Carolina banking.
CBL hired Jones just after graduating Presbyterian College and 16 years later she runs the oldest financial institution in Greer. CBL was founded in 1907.
There are some great options for celebrating New Year's Eve in downtown Greer.
A Thai cuisine restaurant will open in downtown Greer in the first quarter of 2017.
Chon will be located in the former Greer Station Diner at 219 Trade Street, next door to GreerToday.com
Here are some last-minute gift ideas from greater Greer merchants that may be ordered online or by visiting the businesses before the holidays. Some merchants are offering special deals.
The White House Salon is decorated for Christmas as it sits at a gateway into downtown Greer at 200 School Street.
Colt Davis, owner and operator, typically decorates the white house for all holidays and honors military and veterans for all patriotic occasions with flags and red, white and blue bunting.
Despite the cold and rain, the Greer Christmas Parade, kicked off at 2:30 this past Sunday, with nearly 70 entries.
Unfortunately the Blue Ridge High School and Greer High School marching bands were unable to attend due to the weather condition's effect on instruments and uniforms. Many band members came out to watch the parade and ride on other floats to support their schools.
The Greer Christmas Parade is scheduled for a 2:30 p.m. start Sunday – rain or shine, according to Greer Relief Executive Director Caroline Robertson.
The weather forecast is calling for 100 percent chance of rain with a high of 45 degrees Sunday.
The Greer Station Vintage Christmas is Thursday through Saturday at Grace Hall.
The indoor event will benefit Saved by the Heart, a non-profit for animal rescue serving Greer. Last year’s event helped raise funds for the rescue’s veterinary, food, maintenance bills and foster program.
Brian Martin’s investment into Greer has resonated far beyond the Upstate with his vision of residential growth downtown combined with small businesses.
Martin, an attorney at 212 Trade Street, has five apartments he leases – from studio to two-bedroom – plus two additional one-bedroom units he rents for Airbnb quests.
Jason Clark, honored as the Restaurateur of 2014 and 2016 in the Upstate, demonstrates how to carve a turkey and present a beautiful plate of food for the family and guests on Thanksgiving.
Greer wrapped its arms around Cliff Harpst, a WWII hero, who settled in Greer in 2007
Upon moving to the City of Greer following his wife’s death in 2007, World War II veteran Cliff Harpst became a fixture in the community, weaving tales about his life and war experiences throughout downtown Greer.