Trade Street will be closed all day Saturday for Oktoberfest scheduled downtown.
The 300 block of Trade Street and the Depot parking lot will be closed Sunday noon to 5 p.m. for a car show.
The 10th annual Benson OctoberFAST benefitting Greer Community Ministries is Saturday, at Greer First Baptist Church, 201 W. Poinsett Street.
The event will celebrate the 80th birthday of Jim Benson, owner of the Benson Automotive group, the title sponsor.
Downtown Greer’s aging infrastructure, said to be more than a 100-years-old in places, will get an overhaul beginning in 2017. Downtown streets will also get new paving.
The project’s overall cost is estimated at $4 - 4.5 million. That does not include a $1.031 million, 75/25 matching grant, awarded Greer from the Greenville Legislation Delegation Transportation.
The Greenville Health System in upstate communities is hosting annual free flu shot clinics.
“One of the best ways to keep yourself and your family healthy is to schedule a flu shot,” said Sue Boeker, a GHS registered nurse and infection prevention specialist. “The shot has a proven track record in keeping people healthier during flu season and it’s especially important for those diagnosed with chronic diseases, including asthma, diabetes and lung disease to be vaccinated.”
Buying in bulk at Costco can give you savings, but buying an entire pallet can be cheaper than wholesale.
This is what Brent Faid, aka Scruffy, is bringing to his Auction House at 208 School St. in Greer.
Online merchandise buyers and sellers now have one of the safest places imaginable to make transactions in Greer.
The City of Greer has designated a “safe zone” in the Miller Street parking lot – just outside the Greer Fire and Police departments. The parking lot, although public, serves personnel at both departments 24/7.
Raise another glass or two to toast Jason Clark’s BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 A Steak House as top-ranked restaurants in South Carolina by OpenTable.
The perennially honored Greer restaurants, where Clark is executive chef and owner, earned 4.5 stars out of a possible five.
Winners of Tuesday’s Wing Fling can boast about their good fortune.
However, they will need a pretty big shelf to display their award – a golden, long-necked, standing upright chicken on a bigger than normal base.
The inaugural Railfest held Saturday at City Hall and City Park was a huge playground of trains of all shapes and sizes for kids and adults.
The children were easy to spot with their Norfolk Southern hats feature puzzles and safety guidelines inside. And it was easy to find most of them as they were lined up throughout the entire four hours riding on the train that made its way throughout the park.