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DOWNTOWN GREER From June 2014


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Mix of personalities performed Saturday in Idol competition
JUN 30, 2014

Brian Scott Garner sings

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One teen said she sang in a Spartanburg bar, another performs at Smiley’s Café in Greenville and another singer has credits on Broadway and Indianapolis in singing roles.

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Free haircuts for vets, active military today at the White House Salon
JUN 30, 2014

Staff Sgt. Henry Campbell gets his hair trimmed by Samantha Ball at The White House Salon Monday. Campbell was in Korea, Viet Nam, Iceland and Germany among the six countries he was stationed.
 

The Army was outnumbering other service personnel receiving free hair cuts today at The White House Salon.

Ret. Staff Sgt. Henry Campbell of the Army was given a trim and shampoo this afternoon. Campbell said he traveled extensively while in the service. “I’ve been to Viet Nam, Korea, Germany and Iceland,” Campbell said of the six countries he was stationed.

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Smith & James recognized with Mayor's Award for small business
JUN 26, 2014

Mayor Rick Danner presents Smith & James the Mayor's Award for small business to Brandon and Bernard Price and Chip Bittner.
 

Smith & James, the oldest continuing business in downtown, was honored with the Mayor’s Award at the Small Business of the Year celebration presented by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.

Southern Eye Associates was recognized as the Small Business of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony was held at City Hall.

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Restaurants big winners for U.S.-Germany lunch crowd; next matches at Happy Hour
JUN 26, 2014

German fans broke out in song with victory in hand at Wild Ace.
 

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It was standing room only at restaurants with televisions and beer on tap today.

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Guild Mortgage celebrates downtown location, eyes expansion
JUN 25, 2014

Kristi Farmer, Greer Branch Manager for the Guild Mortgate Company, cuts the ribbon celebrating the company's downtown location.
 
 

Eight months after putting down roots in downtown, Guild Mortgage Company celebrated with a ribbon cutting Wednesday.

“Greer is a great location and has a thriving downtown, that is a melting pot, convenient to many areas and businesses and great restaurants,” said Kristi Farmer, Greer Branch Manager, at the 104 Trade Street location.

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July 4 openings and closings for Greer Station merchants
JUN 25, 2014

Jason Clark's BIN 112 and The Strip Club 104 will be closed during the July 4 weekend.
 

Greer Station merchants have announced their July 4 opening and closings during the holiday weekend.

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The Wink Cafe opens Saturday at new location
JUN 20, 2014

The Wink Cafe and Catering will open Saturday at 1209 W. Poinsett Street, next to Merrell's Pizza.
 

The Wink Cafe and Catering opens Saturday at it news location next to Merrell’s Pizza at 1209 W. Poinsett Street.

The meat and two restaurant, co-owned by Art Elsey and Tracy Richard, will continue its regular hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Free haircuts for veterans, active military at White House Salon June 30
JUN 20, 2014

Colt Davis, owner/operator of the The White House Salon, at 200 School Street, is offering free haircuts to veterans and active military on June 30.
 

Colt Davis, owner of The White House Salon, is offering veterans and active military free hair cuts on Monday, June 30.

“It’s our way of saying thank you,” Davis said. “We want to show our appreciation to the military and provide them a free haircut heading into the July 4th weekend.”

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'Sarge' named mascot for annual Freedom Blast
JUN 20, 2014

The mascot for the City of Greer Freedom Blast on Saturday, June 28 is the bald eagle.

“Sarge” has won the popular vote as the bald eagle mascot at the City of Greer’s Freedom Blast. The mascot is among several additions to the only Independence Day celebration in the Upstate on Saturday, June 28.

The event is 6-10:15 p.m. The Zack Brown Tribute Band 20 Ride is the headline entertainment. Greer Idol and Idol Teen will hold its first elimination round.

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Residents enhance ideas for next Community Master Plan
JUN 15, 2014

Participants wrote suggestions and posted them on a map of Greer.
 
 

Greer went back to the future at the Cannon Centre last Thursday evening. A workshop was held for residents of Greer to give their suggestions that will lead to a Community Master Plan projecting into 2030.

Fifteen years and two master plans ago resulted in the state-of-the-art city hall and city park, police and municipal courts complex and the multi-purpose Cannon Centre that houses the community’s cultural arts.

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Residents invited to express vision for the future of Greer
JUN 11, 2014

David Langley, center, said Greer is ripe for a third master plan that will produce results like the city and municipal complexes.
 
 

Residents of Greer are invited to express their vision for the community’s future at a workshop Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 at the Cannon Centre.

“The underlying thing not talked about is that Greer is a small town with a lot of character and is in the middle of an international business community,” said David Langley. “The question is ‘how do you grow without losing the value that makes Greer unique?’”

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Cari's has customers happy and that makes the owner happy
JUN 10, 2014

Cari's Creations and Home Decor offers furniture and home accessories.
 

By ROLLAND NALL

Cari Keegan opened Cari’s Creations and Home Decor last Saturday in downtown Greer and is already seeing excellent returns on its investment.

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Zac Brown Tribute Band to perform at Freedom Blast
JUN 9, 2014

The Zac Brown Tribute Band 20 RIDE is the headliner at the City of Greer Freedom Blast scheduled June 28, 6-10:15 p.m. at Greer City Park.
 

 

 

 

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Boomer edges reigning champ to win downtown dog competition
JUN 4, 2014

In the end, it was Boomer who stood alone at the top of the podium. 
 

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