The new owners of a downtown restaurant are experimenting to incorporate a more diverse menu – yet maintain its core offerings.
Neile Bramlett and his wife, Frankie Hendrix, have taken ownership of Chocolate Toad at 224 Trade Street.
Lowes Foods is opening a staffing center for its stores, first coming to Greer, and then entering the Simpsonville and Greenville markets.
The staffing center, at 1659 Woodruff Road in Greenville, is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are welcome.
Jodi Fortenberry, Director of Membership Development for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a Lifetime Sales Achievement award by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).
“Jodi has done an excellent job reaching out to the business community to share the benefits of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. This is a tremendous honor and we are proud to have her on our team,” said chamber President/CEO Mark Owens.
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) dedicates a portion of its revenues to partnership projects that support local communities in which the port operates.
Applications must demonstrate a clear fit within one of the following focus areas: maritime commerce, economic development, environmental awareness, and community outreach.
Our daughter is a special needs child, who doctors say will live about half as long as the average adult. There’s also a good chance she will be under our care her entire life.
Senator International will begin scheduled international cargo service in and out of Greenville-Spartanburg International in Greer.
Senator International is a global German-based freight forwarder, that will provide convenient delivery of cargo services into the region that include South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia.
The Blue Ridge Brewing Co. at 308 Trade Street is open for lunch and its new hours will be 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A meat and two lunch special will be offered from 11 am. - 2 a.m.
Greer Bancshares Incorporated (GRBS) the parent company of Greer State Bank, Friday reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $684,000 or $0.27 per diluted common share for the quarter ended June 30, compared to net income of $661,000 or $0.27 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2016.
Year to date net income attributable to common shareholders through June 30 was $1.345 million or $0.54 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $1.515 million or $0.61 per diluted common share for the same period in 2015.
The Greenville Health System (GHS) Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to sell its 144-bed nursing home, The Cottages at Brushy Creek, to Orianna Health Systems.
The decision to sell The Cottages was the result of a plan to position GHS to respond to a healthcare environment with rapidly changing reimbursement and care delivery patterns driven primarily by changes in Medicare and Medicaid, according to GHS’ announcement.
Target will hold two job fairs Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., to hire approximately 130 team members and seasonal team members for its stores in Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson.
Team leaders will conduct pre-scheduled interviews with applicants. Interested applicants should visit Target.com/careers to apply in advance or visit the Guest Services counter at the Anderson or Spartanburg Target stores to apply in person. A limited number of instant, walk-in interviews will also be available.
The brakes have been put on GSP’s plan to acquire a driverless, technology-controlled personal rapid transit system (PRT).
Greenville-Spartanburg Airport commissioners agreed to pause on a decision for a more-than $24 million, battery powered, pod car system that would transport travelers from the economy parking lot to the terminal in 5-7 minutes, according to Peter Muller, PRT Consulting.
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) named Jim Newsome, South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO, the first Person of the Year award recipient in the Coalition's 28-year history.
"Never has an individual so distinguished himself in a manner that will have such a positive impact on all participants in ocean shipping, shippers, carriers, ports and terminals," said Peter Friedmann, executive director, AgTC. "We applaud Jim Newsome for his pivotal, groundbreaking leadership to find a solution to the SOLAS container weight threat."
The four empty connecting apartments are not a homeless shelter by any stretch of the imagination.
They are homes – fully furnished and decorated – awaiting the first occupants of the Greer Shelter to Empower People (STEP). “And they are opportunities of hope for families that are temporarily homeless and don’t want to be,” said Don Louis, STEP director.
Greer Community Ministries (GCM) has a new milk cooler through a $5,000 grant from the Greer State Bank Foundation.
“Greer State Bank employees deliver a regular Meals on Wheels route, they volunteer at our events, serve on our board, and help us in so many ways throughout the year,” said Cindy Simpler, GCM executive director.
Lowes Foods is hiring more than 100 people for its first grocery store in the Upstate at Riverside Commons.
The new concept store, to be built at the corner of Hammett Bridge Road and Suber Road, will be 42,500 square feet. Lowes is building other stores in the Upstate in an aggressive marketing campaign.
Larry Compton has been named Senior Vice President and Mortgage Director for Greer State Bank.
The bank also hired Allen Robinson, Vice President, Mortgage Production Manager, and Stacey Burrell, Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer.
Thieves are taking note of the anticipated record number of holiday travelers.
Cookouts and fireworks shows aren’t the only attractions for those who don’t have our best interest in mind during the 4th of July weekend.
The Greer Commission of Public Works was awarded the 2015 Green Fleet Leader Award from the Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition at its annual stakeholder meeting Tuesday in Sumter.
CPW submitted for the award several months ago which highlighted the 20 company compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, the usage of a GPS monitoring system to cut down on idling time and unnecessary vehicles overlapping in the field.
The right south bound lane on Highway 14 from Wade Hampton Boulevard to McLeskey Todd Pharmacy will be repaved in July.
Greer Commission of Public Works has awarded the Rogers Group the contract for $192,000. The Rogers Group purchased Greer’s three-generation Ashmore Brothers last September. CPW commissioners unanimously (3-0) approved the work at Tuesday’s monthly meeting.
The former Allen Bennett Hospital/Roger Huntington Nursing Center campus is on the market again for an asking price of no less than $2 million.
Request for proposals for the acquisition and development of the approximately 9.74 acres located on Wade Hampton Boulevard was approved by City Council Tuesday night.