RJ Rockers and Thomas Creek Brewery owners are seeing residual benefits from their brand launched restaurants on the concourse at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer.
Mark Johnsen, owner of RJ Rockers, and Tom Davis, owner of Thomas Creek Brewery, were part of a symbolic ribbon cutting with Hudson and MSE Brands Friday at GSP. The restaurants opened July 14.
Read Chris Brown’s story.
Stephanie Cooper, Eli, her one year old son, and Christopher Brown – their mailman, joined “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to talk about how Chris miraculously saved Eli’s life.
Chris Brown, a Greer postal worker who saved an infant’s life last month, will appear on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday at 4 p.m. on WYFF-TV.
Brown performed a Heimlach maneuver on a child who ingested a plastic bag that blocked his air passages. The child expelled the bag and did not require any medical attention.
Some friends recently offered me a timeshare. It’s an older place on the beach, and they’ve had it for about 20 years. I’d have to pay a transfer fee of $100, plus a yearly association fee of $500. I know you’re not a big fan of timeshares, but does this deal sound okay?
The countdown for Kohl's opening in Greer is less than five days.
The 67,000-square foot store, at 1320 W. Wade Hampton Blvd. will have a soft opening Sunday from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. with the grand opening scheduled on Friday, Sept. 26 at 8:45 a.m.
A 300-unit, three-story walkup apartment complex, The Residences at Brushy Creek, was unanimously approved, 5-0, for a Design Review District Monday by the Planning Commission.
The 18-acre property will be accessed off Brushy Creek Road and will abut Century B Complex. A traffic engineering study by the city will be required on state owned Buncombe and Brushy Creek roads. The property falls short of the Brushy Creek/Buncombe Road intersection.
Some men probably didn’t think getting on a bus would be a lifesaver. But it may have been just that on Friday at Greer Memorial Hospital.
PDQ, a fast casual restaurant opening Sunday on Pelham Road, proudly states, “It’s all about the P.”
Patrick Benson has been promoted to Chief Information Officer at Ovation Brands. He has led initiatives for the company – Ryan's, HomeTown Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet and Fire Mountain as part of its reinvention. Benson was former senior vice president of Information Technology.
Hollywild Animal Park has not received any formal letter of warning or notification of an “ongoing investigation”, according to park officials in a response to media queries late Wednesday.
A routine inspection from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in July resulted with four violations (non-compliant items – NCI) at the animal park. The report concluded a capuchin was wearing a long chain around her waist causing discomfort and the park failed to meet sanitation and facility standards.
Landon Powell, head baseball coach at North Greenville University, will be the guest speaker at the Greer Business Luncheon, Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Powell will share his testimony and Pastor Rick Ezell of GFB will talk about “Dealing with Frustration”.
Greer Community Ministries has assembled its 2014-2015 board of directors. April Staggs, vice president of commercial lending at Greer State Bank, is the chairperson.
The board members and their businesses:
Property owners will be billed to recover expenses incurred by the city to abate nuisance violations, demolish unsafe structures and administration costs including legal fees. City Council gave first reading approval, 7-0, Tuesday night to the proposed ordinance.
Ruthie Helms, supervisor of building inspections, told council unpaid invoices would be treated in the same manner of municipal taxes.
Duncan town council tabled a proposed smoking ban Tuesday and said it plans to consult with other area cities and towns with smoking ordinances to observe how their respective bans are working.
Council members said the proposal will be explored in a yet to be named workshop with input from citizens.
DanceVisions will be part of a headline act on the Grand Ole Opry stage in March.
Felicia Abbot announced that a select group of her students will make a two-day whirlwind trip to Nashville, Tenn., to perform during a matinee production at the Opry.
City Administrator Ed Driggers and U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy received awards at the First Friday luncheon hosted by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce last Friday.
Leadership Class XXXV, with 31 members, were also introduced last Friday.
My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just a few dollars here and there, but added together it makes a huge dent. Can you give us some advice?
• Read Smith's testimony.
Donna O. Smith of Greer testified before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security this summer to insure that implementation of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act stays on track.
Body-worn cameras are now part of a dozen Greer Police Department officers’ wardrobe.
Six months after testing three manufacturers’ models, Police Chief Dan Reynolds, on Friday, ordered the cameras distributed to two patrol divisions on alternating shifts. The cameras cost $3,000 ($250 each plus air cards) and data storage is $86,000. “We worked the logistics out of the testing, determining what type of camera we would use and type of storage needed,” Reynolds said.