The B. A. Bennett & Co. Insurance building at 101 Trade Street was getting a new roof and its exterior pressure washed Monday. The building is circa 1923. There were no delays in traffic on Trade or Poinsett streets throughout the day.
Bill Ryman spent Tuesday washing and cleaning the City of Greer’s street sweeper for the evening’s Touch A Truck event on Trade Street.
Greer police had a patrol car, city fire truck, CPW bucket truck, towing truck, and a school bus were among the vehicles on display.
Trade Street will be closed between Poinsett Street and The Davenport from 5 – 8 p.m. this evening for Tuesdays on Trade Touch A Truck. A variety of trucks from the city’s public services, including police and fire, will be on display.
Touch A Truck has been one of the more popular events held downtown to spur interest for families to bring their children and visit merchants and restaurants.
Nate Monroe, exploring in the dark with only a light on his work helmet, knew immediately he had a pure find of early 20th Century Greer architecture and business culture at the Reese Building at 217 Trade Street.
Lisa Hawkins Lynn found inspiration in a 16-year-old girl’s mission to build churches abroad. Leanna Morris, through Samaritan’s Purse, is raising money to build churches, about $15,000 each, in countries like Egypt, India, Bolivia or third-world nations.
Lynn is all-in supporting Morris and her ministry. "Marne Hannon asked me to help, so when introduced me to Leanna, I instantly knew I wanted to be a part of this bigger picture." said Lynn.