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ACME's last customers get a bargain they never expected
MAR 29, 2013

An antique gas can shows its label, 113, preceding the auction at ACME General Store.

ACME General Store closed its doors and turned out the lights to the public for the final time Wednesday.

Remaining merchandise and equipment were moved to the bottom floor for an auction that would bring about one-quarter of the retail price. Clothing, shoes, games and toys, candy and store equipment mostly remained.

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6 Greer firemen to be honored for "saves"
MAR 26, 2013

Capt. Josh Holzheimer presented at Greer City Council. He exhibited a Thermal Imaging Camera the department received with a grant.

Capt. Josh Holzheimer of the Greer Fire Department is among six firemen who will be honored for saving lives using CPR.

Captain Bobby James, Scott Merrill, Scott Tompkins, Kevin Holtzclaw, Joe Borelli and Randall Hipp will join Holzheimer, the department’s training officer, at the May 10 ceremony at the Embassy Suites.

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Roses for Relief brings in the green
MAR 26, 2013

Roses for Relief was themed green for St. Patrick's Day.

Roses for Relief raised $5,700 to benefit Greer Relief.

The silent and live auctions included direct service donations.

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Two water pumps approved for purchase by CPW Commissioners
MAR 25, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Kennemore are congratulated by Greer CPW General Manager Nick Stegall for winning $100 in a drawing among the utlity's eBill program.

The Greer Commission of Public Works approved the purchase of two Water Treatment Plant Peerless High Level pumps for $99,820 today. Commissioners agreed with General Manager Nick Stegall to award the contract to PNUCOR, headquartered in Charlotte.

The purchase ($49,910 each) is to replace one worn and one broken pump, each with 40 years of service on them.

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ACME holding onsite auction on Wednesday
MAR 25, 2013

This Cigar Store Indian will be among the items that will be auctioned Wednesday. Preview some of the items here.

An onsite auction at ACME General Store will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. Furnishings, fixtures and remaining merchandise will be sold.

The auction follows one week the owners Chris and Denise VandenBerghe announcing the store’s closing with a going out of business sale. Some fixtures and furnishings were being removed last Thursday, hours after an email was sent about the store’s closing.

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Dave Ramsey: A model opportunity
MAR 25, 2013

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Dave Ramsey: Trusting in the family
MAR 25, 2013

Dear Dave,

When should a couple think about creating a family trust?

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Greer State Bank removed from consent order
MAR 25, 2013

Greer Bancshares Incorporated (GRBS), the parent company of Greer State Bank, today reported the removal of a consent order issued through the FDIC and the Commissioner of Banking.

“There were a lot high fives when I got that letter (Friday) and opened it,” said George W. Burdette, President and CEO of Greer Bancshares Incorporated and Greer State Bank. “It was a great feeling and recognition from the regulators what we have done.”

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GreerToday.com recognized by S.C. Press Association
MAR 23, 2013

GreerToday.com was awarded second place for best website in its division in the South Carolina Press Association 2012 contest. It was the only news site honored in the division.

GreerToday.com was awarded second place for best website in its division in the South Carolina Press Association 2012 contest. It was the only news site honored in the division.

The award was announced Saturday at the annual SCPA convention held at Greenville’s Poinsett Westin.

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Themed art classes scheduled next week
MAR 23, 2013

Art and Wine On Trade has scheduled theme evenings for paint classes next week and has a children’s class on Saturday at 11 a.m.

The second Paint Your Pet Night is Saturday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. Pet photos will be sketched by staff on canvas for customers to paint.

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ACME General Store closing, will not relocate
MAR 21, 2013

Denise VandenBerge, middle, helps her staff attend to a steady crowd of customers after learning ACME General Store was holding a going out of business.

ACME General Store, opening to much fanfare almost four years ago, is closing and will not relocate.

Owners Chris and Denise VandenBerghe announced the store’s closing this morning with a going out of business sale email. The store, at the corner of Victoria and Trade Street, will close as soon as the merchandise is sold. Employees were removing kitchen equipment and racks today as crowds of shoppers filled the store to purchase reduced goods.

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Massages, spa services, vendors define Shoppes On Trade
MAR 20, 2013

Shoppes On Trade offers $5 massages on Fridays to lure customers to its store.

A transformation has taken place with The Shoppes On Trade.

Kendra Glenn, Shoppes General Manager (211 Trade Street), has 37 vendors selling a variety of merchandise and $5 massages on Fridays. More vendors are expected to display their merchandise in the coming weeks.

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Major joins Dillard-Jones as Senior Project Manager
MAR 20, 2013

Thomas Major has joined Dillard-Jones Builders LLC as Senior Project Manager.
 

Thomas Major has joined Dillard-Jones Builders LLC as Senior Project Manager. Major has more than 20 years of residential design and construction experience, and has handled numerous design/build projects throughout The Cliffs Communities, Waterford Pointe and other developments throughout the Upstate.

A native of Travelers Rest, Major earned a B.A. in Architectural Engineering from Southern Technical Institute. He previously served as a project manager for McClain-Houston LLC in Clemson and as a designer with Donald A. Gardner Architects.

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BMW awarded 2012 Duke Energy Power Partner Award
MAR 20, 2013

Duke Energy awards BMW Manufacturing the 2012 Power Partner Award. From the left are Gayle Lanier, senior vice president and Chief Customer Officer, Duke Energy; Josef Kerscher, President, BMW Manufacturing Co, Greer; Ursula Mathar, Head of Sustainability and Environmental Protection, BMW Group; and Duncan Seaman, Manager, Market Operations USA and Canada, BMW Group.
 

BMW Manufacturing of Greer was a recipient of the 2012 Duke Energy Power Partner Award Wednesday in an award presentation in Spartanburg.

BMW has been using methane gas generated at a landfill located near the plant site to efficiently cogenerate electrical power and hot water.  Methane gas is captured and converted to energy providing nearly 50 percent of the plant’s total energy needs. The landfill gas-to-energy project has saved BMW an annual average of $7 million in energy costs, the company reports.

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Greenville Tech to get mobile hydraulic lab, lab curriculum
MAR 20, 2013

Bosch Rexroth has committed more than $400,000 worth of training equipment to Greenville Technical College, in addition to a $20,000 Community Fund grant, to support the creation of a mobile hydraulic lab and college lab curriculum.

Through donations such as this, Bosch assists educational institutions in developing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills of the next generation.

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Bosch Rexroth opens its largest hydraulics campus in Americas
MAR 20, 2013

Bosch Rexroth's new campus has converted an existing 260,000-square-foot industrial warehouse into a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley joined Bosch Rexroth Americas President Berend Bracht and executives from Robert Bosch LLC to formally mark the start of production at the company's newly expanded hydraulics manufacturing campus in Fountain Inn.

Headquartered in Charlotte, Bosch Rexroth is investing $80 million over five years to expand production in the new campus and convert an existing 260,000-square-foot industrial warehouse into a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that will initially produce the Rexroth A10VO hydraulic pump. The pump is used in a variety of applications, including mobile construction and agricultural machinery, mining, materials handling, and heavy industries, such as steel and automotive production.

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Dave Ramsey: There's little to salvage
MAR 19, 2013

Dear Dave,

I want to buy an inexpensive car, and I was wondering what you think about salvage titles.

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Duke Energy customers could pay $18 more a month per 1,000 kWh
MAR 19, 2013

Duke Energy’s requested rate increase of 15.1 percent for South Carolina customers would amount to an average of $18 more a month, according to the company, in a filing with the S.C. Public Service Commission (PSCSC) on Monday.

Duke Energy residential customers can expect to pay, on average, an additional $17.83 a month more per 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity based on the current monthly $100.45.

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St. James Commons gets OK from planning commission
MAR 19, 2013

The Greer Planning Commission held a brief meeting Tuesday, approving applications for St. James Commons, a proposed 21-unit subdivision, and a single-family home at 130 Mockingbird Lane.

Commissioners approved (5-0) the 21-unit St. James Commons on St. James Road.  Juha Parkkohen, representing Westminister Properties, attended the meeting but was not asked any questions. No one spoke in favor or opposed the subdivision, zoned R-10, on 7.3 acres that backs the city’s recycling center.

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ACME is being lured to Spartanburg
MAR 18, 2013

Greer is a phone call away from ACME General Store pulling up roots and becoming part of the Spartanburg downtown landscape.

Denise VandenBerghe said if Spartanburg doesn’t make the call this week she will remain in Greer and re-evaluate ACME’s future.

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