Pelham Medical Center (PMC) was recognized as one of the Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems for 2015.
PMC was one of seven South Carolina hospitals awarded as a result of the 17th annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey released by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.
“Our systems enable our physicians in the hospital to easily access your office records to ensure you receive the highest-quality care. Access to those hospital records allow your primary care physician to ensure your after-hospital care is as effective as possible,” said Tony Kouskolekas, president of Pelham Medical Center.
Spire, a compressed natural gas (CNG) fill station for trucks and other vehicles, has opened at Hwy. 101 South and 85 Freeman Farm Road.
The Greer CNG station is one of the five largest in the nation, a Spire official said.
“Don’t you love it when a plan comes together,” City Administrator Ed Driggers gushed.
Kevin Duncan, of Greer State Bank, has been promoted to assistant Vice President, LPL Financial Consultant, Greer Financial Services.
Duncan has more than eight years of experience in banking and financial services. He joined Greer State Bank last year and served as the Buncombe Road Branch Manager and developed the bank’s Private Banking services.
President and Chief Executive Officer, J. Thomas Johnson announced two promotions and a new appointment to the saving bank’s executive officers team.
Jennifer T. Jones, who has been with CBL since 2000, has been named Executive Vice President. Dennis D. Trout, with the bank since 2013, has been promoted to Senior Vice President.
Hurricane Joaquin, updated to a very dangerous Category 4 storm, is in Greer CPW’s crosshairs.
The utility company has an emergency plan in place to respond to any damage caused by wind and rain expected from Joaquin throughout the weekend.
Hurricane Joaquin has rained out Oktoberfest that was scheduled for Saturday on Trade Street.
Heavy rains, dangerous winds and flooding of creeks and rivers is likely on Saturday and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service's latest warnings.
Scott Timmons has joined Greer State Bank as Branch Manager/Private Banker and Assistant Vice President. He has more than 10 years of banking experience. He will serve the Buncombe Road branch and be responsible for leading the branch team, business development and customer acquisition.
Timmons takes over the Private Banking responsibilities while working with Greer Financial Services and Wealth Management.
BrightStar Care in-homecare agency has moved to 110 west Church Street, Suite A, in Greer.
The company, owned by Frank Sanders, provides a range of compassionate, person-centered medical and non-medical care to people of all ages, from infants to seniors.
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Oktoberfest will be held in downtown Greer Saturday and accommodations at a downtown venue with a television will be open to host Clemson and Notre Dame fans for the nationally televised football showdown Saturday night.
The annual festival will feature oompah bands, a variety of German foods and selection of Warsteiner beers – Oktoberfest, Pilsner, Dunkel and Konig Ludwig Weissbier. Warsteiner is Germany's largest privately owned brewery.
Greer received another economic jolt of optimism today as Mitsubishi Polyester Film (MTF), Inc., announced it is investing $100 million in the expansion of one of the world’s largest suppliers of polyester film.
The announcement coincides with the 51st anniversary of the plant in Greer. MTF officials at the 50th anniversary celebration last year (Sept. 25) hinted the expansion announcement would be announced this month.
Bojangles’ opens its Taylors restaurant Monday morning at 5 a.m. with an all-day grand opening until 10 p.m.
The new restaurant marks the sixth Bojangles’ opening in South Carolina by Chix and Bix Restaurant Group, led by Allen and Lee Ann Johnston. The group opened two Bojangles’ restaurants in Greer last year, one on Hwy. 101 and one on S. Buncombe Road.
Survivors of the primate barn fire that happened in the early morning hours of Jan. 9 were brought out to the media Thursday. And a plea for more contributions was sounded with admissions declining and the park’s shortfall at $150,000 and counting, according to park officials.
“It’s taken us these months to really assess the impact of the fire beyond the structure that was damaged,” Kim Atchley, executive director, said. “It’s been a really tough year. People have called every day to see if we’re open.
Trade Street will be closed Saturday between Victoria Street and Randall Street from 6 a.m. – noon. The Greer Station Diner is hosting a classic car show.
Next Saturday, Oktoberfest, will cause Trade Street to be closed all day and into the night.
The family of Reuben Ernest "Buzz" Newman was honored with a resolution for 110 years of combined service to the Greer Commission of Public Works.
Jeffrey Tuttle, General Manager of the Commission of Public Works, proposed the resolution to honor the family of Reuben Ernest “Buzz” Newman, Jr., for 110 years of combined service since 1968. Newman worked 28 years and his sons, Michael and Brent, continue to serve as linemen since 1974.
Children waved from the steps of First Baptist Church of Greer.
Shop owners vacated their stores.
The Insurance Source of Greer has added Amy Biggs as its First Impression Specialist.
A 2015 graduate of Ohio University, Biggs brings expertise in customer service, social media, blog writing and editing to the Insurance Source.
A new family medicine practice has opened in the Medical Office Building at Pelham Medical Center.
It’s a satellite office of physicians from the Medical Group of the Carolinas (MGC), Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Systems physician group.
The demolition of the Allen Bennett Hospital campus continues with plans to have the entire campus razed by early January.
The NEO Corporation was approved for the demolition and removal of the structure not to exceed $790,000. NEO also razed the Exide campus.