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CB&L's $10,000 donation to GCLC aids completion of new building
MAY 22, 2015

CBL Executive Vice President Jennifer Jones presents the CBL Foundation’s $10,000 donation to Cathy Neel, Greer Christian Learning Center Director.
 
 

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.

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BIN112, The Strip Club 104 get third straight annual TripAdvisor honor
MAY 22, 2015

Jason Clark ages his beef on site.
 

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.

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Student from Greer Middle College earns Subway grant
MAY 21, 2015

Mutaz Sarhan of Greer Middle College Charter High School has been awarded a $1,500 Subway of South Carolina Scholarship.
 
 

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.

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More apartments downtown driven by market demand
MAY 21, 2015

100 Trade Street is undergoing a $200,000 upfit with two offices on the first floor and two residences on the second floor.
 

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.

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Cook-Out site, schedule set for Greer location
MAY 20, 2015

Two rotted houses and two garages must be removed before construction begins.
 

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.

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Inland port handles highest ever monthly rail moves
MAY 20, 2015

Fiscal year to date, the Inland Port has handled 45,826 rail moves.
 

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.

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Cole selected Oncology Certified Nurse of the Year
MAY 19, 2015

C. Lynn Cole has been named the 2015 Oncology Certified Nurse of the Year. She serves as a Thoracic Clinical Navigator at the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute in Spartanburg. 
 
 
 

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.

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Frank Hilliard, 57, mortgage consultant, loses battle with cancer
MAY 19, 2015

Frank Hillard, 57, died of cancer on Sunday.
 

• Obituary

Frank Hilliard’s humor could be found on his LinkedIn page where he described himself as “President, Retired and Enjoying It” posted last November.

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Southwest brings back second flight from GSP to Baltimore/Washington
MAY 19, 2015

Southwest Airlines is adding a second daily non-stop flight from GSP to Baltimore-Washington International Airport beginning Nov. 1.
 

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.

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Kids had a fun time at Sharonview block party
MAY 17, 2015

The recipient of a cheetah made by a face painter appeared pleased with the result.
 

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.

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Sharonview moving to Wade Hampton Blvd. was high priority
MAY 14, 2015

Bill Partin, CEO of Sharonview Federal Credit Union, is given the symbolic first dollar of profit from Mikelle Porter of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.
 

 

 

 

 

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Sharonview block party celebrates grand opening Saturday
MAY 12, 2015

Sharonview Federal Credit Union celebrates its grand opening at its new Greer branch at 1324 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

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:

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Production associates at Magna
MAY 11, 2015

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.

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Volvo announces Berkeley County is location for U.S. factory
MAY 11, 2015

“This new global industrial footprint and a complete product renewal forms the foundation for our growth and profitability targets.
Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive, Volvo Cars
 

 

 

 

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New entertainment venue to replace Greer Opry House
MAY 9, 2015

Elvis, among hundreds of memorabilia being sold at the Greer Opry House, will be leaving the building for the final time by the end of May.

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.

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Seasoned chef brings flair when Lake View reopens today
MAY 7, 2015

Chef Les Waugh cuts ribeyes and sirloins into beef tips to serve Thursday when Lake View Steak House reopens.
 
 

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.

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Bosch celebrates opening Greer distribution center
MAY 6, 2015

Bosch executives, key customers and Greer Mayor Rick Danner attended the ribbon cutting and ceremonies for the openinjg of the 156,000 square-foot LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) facility located at 140 Caliber Ridge Road.
 

 

 

 

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GSP passengers paying less than regional competitors
MAY 5, 2015

The average domestic airfare from Greenville-Spartanburg Airport was $401.99 in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to USDOT.

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.

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Family Fest was everything it was advertised and more
MAY 2, 2015

Mili Seffrin, 8, finishes the cross she made in the woodworking section at Creation Station. She made the cross to put on her dog's grave.
 

Galleries

• Miss Greer Pageant

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Come early and plan to stay late at Family Fest today
MAY 1, 2015

Dads had just as much in the Kids Zone as their children.
 

 

 

 

 

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