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BMW, Michelin announce production shutdowns
MAR 20, 2020

BMW, Michelin announce production shutdowns

Two of the Upstate’s largest employers will temporarily cease production.

BMW Manufacturing and Michelin North America announced they are shutting down all or part of their production operations. Both of the shutdowns were in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BI-LO designates shopping hour for seniors, high-risk customers
MAR 20, 2020

BI-LO designated a special shopping hour, 8-9 a.m. Monday through Friday, dedicated to seniors and high-risk customers.
 

Southeastern Grocers, parent company and home of BI-LO designated a special shopping hour, 8-9 a.m. Monday through Friday, dedicated to seniors and high-risk customers, in all stores. The response is due to the COVID-19 virus affecting the United States.

The grocer asks all customers to respect this time given to the elderly and other high-risk community members to allow them the comfort of purchasing necessary products in a safe environment.

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CresCom Bank locations without drive-thru lanes closing lobbies
MAR 20, 2020

CresCom Bank locations without drive-thru lanes closing lobbies

CresCom Bank is closing its lobby to the public and offer drive-thru only service.

The COVID-19 has forced businesses to scale back their face-to-face operations to limit contact.

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CPW customer service lobby, lake warden office closed
MAR 17, 2020

CPW customer service lobby, lake warden office closed

The Greer CPW customer service lobby and the lake warden’s office at Lake Robinson (2544 Mays Bridge Road) are closed through at least March 31.  Both Lake Cunningham and Lake Robinson are open for recreation. 

The changes are due to the growing coronavirus concerns and the utility’s attempts to limit exposure to customers and employees.

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Mikelle Porter receives Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's Chairman's Award
JAN 31, 2020

Mikelle Porter (third from left}) with Greenville Technical College colleagues left to right:  Tameka Brown, Dr. Jermaine Whirl, Allison Keck, Dia Robinson, Judy Wilson, and Beth Todd, receives the Chairman

Mikelle Porter was presented with the Chairman's Award at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting, on Jan. 23, 

 The Chairman's Award is presented to an individual who has been invaluable to the chamber's outgoing chairperson. Recipients have helped the chairperson and the chamber execute the organization's mission of championing economic prosperity for chamber members and the community as a whole.

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Lowe's opens distribution center, brings 150 jobs to Duncan
JAN 29, 2020

The Duncan distribution center will replenish inventory at more than 100 stores, serving locations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.
 

Lowe’s announced Tuesday that it has opened a new bulk distribution center in Duncan that will bring 150 jobs.

The 1.3-million-square-foot facility received its first shipment of goods on Jan. 7 and plans to begin shipping appliances this week out of the Inland 85 Logistics Center near Inland Port Greer.

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Online retailer 193 Mac Store fails to deliver branded goods to U.S. consumers
DEC 31, 2019

Online retailer 193 Mac Store fails to deliver branded goods to U.S. consumers

The Better Business Bureau of the Upstate is warning consumers that 193mac.store is believed to be a scam.

The BBB spent two weeks attempting to contact the business with a non-existent address, an out-of-service phone number, and no response from their support email.

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Mark Owens named head of combined Winston-Salem organizations
DEC 12, 2019

Mark Owens elected President and CEO of consolidated Wnston-Salem business organizations.
 
 

Mark Owens was elected president and CEO of the consolidated and newly named Greater Winston-Salem (N.C.) Inc. by the boards of the two organizations.

Owens was former President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. He began with the Winston-Salem chamber in 2017.

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AIRSYS Cooling Technologies bringing 116 jobs to Greer
DEC 4, 2019

AIRSYS Cooling Technologies bringing 116 jobs to Greer

AIRSYS Cooling Technologies Inc., a global information, communication and technology (ICT) cooling solution provider, announced Tuesday it plans to establish operations in Greer. The company's more than $5 million investment is projected to create 116 new jobs.

The company’s services are designed to provide a wide variety of cooling solutions for schools, data centers, mobile shelters and outdoor telecom cabinets.

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Langley and Associates launch new website
DEC 3, 2019

David Langley
 

Langley and Associates Architects has launched its new website.

The firm, founded by David Langley, celebrates 25 years of serving clients in 2020.

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Pelham Place Shopping Center sold
NOV 12, 2019

Pelham Place, a 51,158 square-foot shopping center at 3093 S. Highway 14 in Greer has been sold for $6.65 million.

Tenants include Tropical Grille, Poinsett Medical, Nail Style, Papa John’s, and Eye Level Learning Center, among others. Greenville-based Crown Properties, LLC, acquired the property. The property formerly had a Bloom Grocery Store until it was discontinued.

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VICARIO opens to the public on Saturday
OCT 29, 2019

VICARIO opens to the public on Saturday

VICARIO Liqueurs and Spirits is opening to the public Saturday.

Owners Renato Vicario and Janette Wesley make all 15 of their Italian liqueurs in Greer with ingredients from the sustainable 7-acre property. The bottling takes place in the 8,000-square-foot warehouse on the property.

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Greer Port's impact is a boom to the state's economy
OCT 28, 2019

Greer Port's impact is a boom to the state's economy

Greer Mayor Rick Danner described Inland Port Greer as a “game-changer” when it was in its planning and building stages in 2012 until its opening in October 2013.

Six years later with year over year growth – Greer Inland Port handled a record 143,204 rail moves in fiscal year 2019 – Greer is a “Community of Opportunity,” Danner said Monday as he welcomed South Carolina Ports Authority leaders, legislators and the author of an Economic Impact Study to Greer City Hall.

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Food fight: alleged infringement of Duke's brand name
OCT 8, 2019

Food fight: alleged infringement of Duke's brand name

A federal food fight became public when a 102-year-old brand with Greenville roots is being challenged in an alleged infringement of the “Duke’s” brand name.

Sauer Brands, the owner of the Duke’s mayonnaise trademark, has filed a lawsuit against Greenville-based Duke Foods claiming trade infringement.

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Greer reports record gross sales, robust growth
OCT 8, 2019

Greer reports record gross sales, robust growth

The City of Greer recorded another year of record sales with $1.35 billion in gross retail sales for fiscal year 2019.

The record represents combined sales from Greenville and Spartanburg County.

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Gossett Concrete opens new facility in Taylors
OCT 1, 2019

Gossett Concrete Pipe Company, Inc. opened its new production facility, during its 75th anniversary celebration, at its headquarters on West Lee Road in Taylors.
 

Gossett Concrete Pipe Company, Inc. announced the opening of its new production facility during its 75th anniversary celebration event last week at its headquarters on West Lee Road in Taylors.

After two years of planning and construction, the company’s new precast facility allows the company to expand its services to meet the evolving needs of its valued project partners. The new precast facility spans 14,000 square feet and is the company’s fourth production facility.

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How to re-watch Hollywood history
SEP 25, 2019

How to re-watch Hollywood history

Family Features

Streaming media is transforming TV and movie watching, but the convenience and ability to binge watch favorite shows aren't the only benefits. Super-fans of a specific actor or genre can geek out like never before thanks to unprecedented access to libraries filled with beloved stars and film categories.

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Taylors Mill adds 2 businesses
SEP 7, 2019

Mad Smash
 

Taylors Mill announced Mad Smash and The Blue Ox Hatchet House, will occupy space in the Dock No. 3 area of the mill near 13 Stripes Brewery and The Farehouse.

The Mad Smash was created by licensed massage therapist Jennifer Middleton, who specializes in pain relief. Customers can pound away their frustrations in the rage room by smashing glass or other breakables or de-stress with a massage.

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Hurricane Dorian beginning to impact gas prices
SEP 3, 2019

Hurricane Dorian beginning to impact gas prices

Gas prices are cheaper in every state except four, including Florida and South Carolina. 

“Hurricane Dorian is not threatening major gas infrastructure, but its impact has localized to the states along its path, including South Carolina,” said Tiffany Wright, AAA Carolinas spokesperson. “While motorists across the country are seeing price drops, South Carolinians and those traveling through South Carolina to evacuate Dorian aren’t so lucky.”

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Sunglasses mistaken for gun at Walmart
AUG 15, 2019

Sunglasses mistaken for gun at Walmart

The Greer Police Department responded to the Walmart Supercenter located 14055 E. Wade Hampton Blvd at approximately 12:35 p.m. Thursday after receiving a telephone call about a person seen walking into the store with what was believed to be a pistol in their hand.

Officers arrived shortly thereafter to search for the subject.

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