Customers of Greer Commission of Public Works are asked to contact the utility this week for pilot lights to be lit in anticipation of near-freezing temperatures in the greater Greer area this weekend.
Saturday and Sunday low temperatures are forecast for 34 and 35 degrees, respectively. CPW is closed on weekends except for emergency service.
Jason Clark of BIN112 has been selected the Restaurateur of the Year by the Upstate Hospitality Association.
The prestigious award is part of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) recognizing the top members in its association. Peers, suppliers and associates nominate candidates.
Greer Commission of Public Works was recognized as the lone recipient to be honored for advancement of alternative fuel usage.
Jennifer Satterthwaite, presented the inaugural award – Emily Hall Tremaine Local Government Energy Leadership Award – at Monday’s monthly CPW commissioners meeting.
A week of Halloween events began today at Greer City Park,
George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin nearly three weeks ago and Amal announced that she is changing her name to Amal Clooney.
While Amal opted to take Clooney as her last name, her age (36) and professional identity as an international lawyer are factors that would make one think that she would have kept her maiden name in some way (perhaps as a middle name).
Doug Messer, owner of Dixie Messer Mirror and Glass for the past 36 years, died Sunday after a courageous battle with cancer.
Read Messer’s obituary here.
TUESDAY, Oct 28
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A billion dollar laugh.
That is what was generated Tuesday night when it was announced at City Hall that Greer’s booming economy grossed $843.5 million in retail sails for fiscal year 2014.
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Joada Hiatt, the preeminent authority of ghost stories in Greer, will host the annual frightening tour downtown on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Hiatt, the author of several books on Greer’s history, will conduct the walk beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the depot on Randall Street, up Trade Street and ending at the Heritage Museum on S. Main Street. The walk is about ¼ mile long.
Greer Station Café is tentatively scheduled to open Nov. 1, according to Wendy Mitchell owner of the restaurant, formerly Southern Thymes.
Mitchell told GreerToday.com she decided the name change to brand it with the central business district marketed as Greer Station.
The Greer Christmas Parade is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2:30 p.m.
The theme is "Spirit in Christmas" in Greer. The parade route, 1.1 miles, begins at Poinsett Street and Memorial Drive and ends at N. Main Street and Cunningham Drive.
The public is invited to participate in the next step of the Greer Community Master Plan, a design workshop to be held on Oct. 21 at the Cannon Centre.
Two sessions are being planned: noon – 2 p.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Presentations are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The Oktoberfest will be held in nearly perfect weather Saturday for a day of food, drink and entertainment on two stages. It is the traditional end to Greer’s festival season.
Roads will be closed to vehicular traffic in downtown Greer from 6 a.m. Saturday until 1 a.m. Sunday for the annual Oktoberfest.
• Trade St. from Poinsett St. to railroad tracks