Greer City Council is charging ahead in its quest to create a bigger footprint in Greer Station’s event hosting business. The city’s march forward, without restraints in place, is also beginning to limit the public’s weekend access to the park.
Greer City Council Tuesday night gave unanimous approval (7-0) to a first reading for a new rate structure for its events facilities that include the McKown Center as a multi-purpose venue. The McKown Center, costing around $1 million, is undergoing its final punch list and is ahead of its planned mid-summer opening schedule.
Greer Earth Day Run scheduled Saturday features a 5K, 10K and half marathon. The half marathon begins at 7 a.m. with the 10K at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 8 a.m. and kids run at 9 a.m.
Runners can begin picking up race day packets today at noon at City Hall.
The Greer Chamber is looking for volunteers to help in the ticket booths & drink stations.
We have the following opportunities open:
The Blues Ramble is coming to Grace Hall.
Max Hightower, a Greer musician known for his association with Mac Arnold, is venturing with Sosocat Promotions to present Blues Ramble, a trio of blues music shows.
Sam Danner has been promoted to Downtown Development Director for the Greer Development Corporation.
Danner will be responsible for all business retention and new business recruiting initiatives in Greer’s historic downtown. He will lead Tourism Development activities for the GDC and lend assistance to the Greer Station Association.
Greer area businesses and friends of Jessica Monroe made her 30th birthday wish come true at a party at The Davenport.
Monroe hosted the Saved by the Heart Companion Animal Services fundraiser last month and received $700. Greer Station businesses and restaurants exhibited merchandise and food and a silent auction was held.
Acme General Store has changed its hours and eliminated its breakfast offerings.
Store hours, effective immediately, are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday noon – 6 p.m.
Spa Victoria has closed its business at 118 Victoria Street after nearly six months in business.
A note on the door greets customers. It reads: