By Citizens Building & Loan
The Citizens Building & Loan Charitable Foundation has donated $10,000 in support of the Greer Christian Learning Center. The funds will be used toward the completion of the Greer Christian Learning Center’s new building across from Blue Ridge Middle School, according to Pierce Williams, GCLC treasurer.
BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 Steakhouse have each been awarded a 2015 Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor, an internationally acclaimed hospitality website.
It’s the third consecutive year both restaurants owned by executive chef Jason Clark have received the designation.
Mutaz Sarhan of Greer has been awarded a $1,500 Subway of South Carolina Scholarship.
Sarhan is a graduating senior at Greer Middle College Charter High School in Taylors. He plans to study chemistry at Furman University, before continuing his studies in medical school. His father owns and operates the Subway restaurant on Spartanburg Highway in Lyman.
There will be two more apartments for lease in downtown Greer this summer.
Two business offices on the first floor and two upstairs residential apartments – one studio and a one bedroom unit – are being constructed at 100 Trade Street.
Cook-Out is now on the clock in Greer.
Demolition of two houses and two garages at property fronting 1353 Wade Hampton Blvd., is imminent and the build out of the fast food restaurant typically takes 90 days.
The Greer Inland Port handled its highest ever monthly rail moves, with 5,513 moves completed in April, according to the S.C. Ports Authority at its board meeting today.
Fiscal year to date, the Inland Port has handled 45,826 rail moves.
The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) has chosen C. Lynn Cole, as the 2015 Oncology Certified Nurse of the Year. Cole, of Boiling Springs, was selected based on her contributions to oncology nursing and oncology nursing service, and her support and promotion of oncology nursing certification.
Cole serves as a Thoracic Clinical Navigator at the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute in Spartanburg. In her inpatient oncology unit, she has increased the percentage of certified nurses by acting as a Clinical Unit Educator and a Certified Instructor for the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy course.
Frank Hilliard’s humor could be found on his LinkedIn page where he described himself as “President, Retired and Enjoying It” posted last November.
Southwest Airlines is adding a second daily non-stop flight from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport to Baltimore-Washington International Airport beginning Nov. 1.
Last September the Dallas-based low-cost carrier reduced two daily flights to one to BWI. “It’s a sign that the market is there for additional service to Baltimore,” Dave Edwards, president/CEO at GSP said Monday in announcing the added flight.
Sharonview Federal Credit Union held a block party Saturday to introduce the community to the new business at 1324 W. Hampton Blvd.
Seminars were conducted for the adults, children had plenty of playtime with balloons, face painters and having caricatures drawn. Lunch was served to all by Fatz.
Sharonview Federal Credit Union will host a block party Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to introduce its new location at 1324 W. Wade Hampton Blvd.
Three complimentary information sessions led by the company’s financial experts are scheduled:
Magna is holding a hiring event on Wednesday, 9 a.m. - noon for production associates at 364 South Church Street, Spartanburg.
Apply online before the event.
The Greer Opry House will undergo a complete interior and exterior upfit and will serve as a multi-purpose entertainment venue under new management. A new name will be disclosed later.
Steve Sandlin, owner of the venue at 107 Cannon Street, told GreerToday.com, he has hired Sharon Murry as general manager who will book a variety of entertainment for a more diverse age group.
One of the most seasoned chefs in Greer begins cooking this evening at the Lake View Steak House.
Chef Les Waugh cut his teeth cooking as a youth in a family of eight. “I had to do a lot of cooking growing up and I enjoyed that,” he said.
Passengers flying out of Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) continue to pay less than the average domestic fare from competing airports in the region, according to the US Department of Transportation’s fourth quarter 2014 airfare report.
The average domestic fare from GSP was $401.99 in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to USDOT. However, that represented an increase of $27.19, its lowest airfare ($374.80) recorded in the 4th quarter of 2013.ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR