Under the Radar won Grand Champion and Waylon’s Wickedly Good Q was Reserve Champion at the 4th Annual Sooie’t Relief BBQ competition last weekend.
There was $9,000 in prize money distributed.
Southern Sisters Boutique will open at 115 E. Poinsett Street in late September.
Danielle and Mary Prestifilippo specialize in jewelry and accessories.
Empire Ltd., an upscale men’s consignment clothing and shoe studio, opens today at 205 Trade Street.
James Carter is relocating his store from Fountain Inn.
Don Broadhurst has purchased Cameroon Cigars and Accessories from owners Mark Grant, his wife Anna Marie, and partner Dixon Howard. Sara Church is the store’s general manager.
The store, at 207 Trade Street, has remained open through the transaction.
Southern Thymes Café closed Monday nearly seven months after its chef proclaimed “RIP Meat and 3”.
Southern Thymes at 219 Trade Street, had signage on its window and door announcing its closing and thanking customers for their support on Monday. A separate hand-written sign announced the restaurant was for sale.
Some of the best barbecue cooked east of the Red River will be competing for $9,000 in prize money in the two-day 4th Annual Sooie’t Relief BBQ Benefit this weekend in Greer Station.
The Wing Fling competition featuring grilled and smoked wings will be tasted and judged Friday night. The Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned cook-off Saturday features chicken, pork and beef.
William Grady said in two pointed sentences what it took a panel, roundtable and keynote speaker to present Thursday at the Minority Business Summit at Greer’s Grace Hall.
“Being a minority gets you in the door,” Grady, owner of Grady’s Cleaning Services, said. “What you do, keeps you in that door.”
A Minority Business Summit will be held Thursday at Grace Hall from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kinneil Coltman, Chief Diversity Officer at Greenville Health System, will be the keynote speaker at a free lunch from noon – 1:15 p.m. Greer Memorial Hospital is the presenting sponsor.
Greer Merchants are collaborating to stage Catwalk for a Cure, a fashion event at Grace Hall this fall. Partnered with the Susan G. Coleman foundation, the event will be raising awareness for Breast Cancer.
Models will be walking the runway with 48 men and women outfits from Greer Station Association merchants: Chelsea’s, Greer Trading Post, Gregory’s, Maiale, Smith & James, Talloni and Southern Sisters. Vendors will sell crafts, jewelry and scarves.
The Greer Trading Post is celebrating its first anniversary Friday from 6-8 p.m.
Jessica Monroe, owner of the consignment store at 217 Trade Street, is inviting visitors for hors d’oeuvres and wine while Alex Hunnicutt entertains.
The Upstate South Carolina Law Enforcement Softball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, at Century B Park, 3605 Brushy Creek Road.
The Greer Police Department is the tournament host. The first game is scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Let’s face it. Potholes are inconvenient.
So are burned out streetlights, overgrown lots and barking dogs.
Josh Jordan and Keddy Mendoza won Greer Idol and Greer Idol Teen, respectively Friday night, with the competition and Tunes in the Park forced indoors at Greer City Hall. Jordan won the $1,500 Idol prize and Mendoza earned $500 for Idol Teen.
Blue Ridge Brewing Company is coming to Greer and will occupy the former building that housed The Cazbah at 308 Trade Street.
It will be the brewing company’s second location. It has played a vital part in Greenville downtown’s resurgence and is located at 217 N. Main Street.
Tunes in the Park is cancelled tonight making the Aug. 8 entertainment and Greer Idol and Idol Teen the finale of the summer. This is the second of the five-week season that has been canceled.
Greer Cultural Arts cancelled tonight’s performance of Rock and Roll Reunion and the Idol semifinals at 1 p.m. Officials said 4.5 inches of rain the past two days saturated the amphitheater.