Ryan’s is inviting kids to become superheroes with their new online partner, Herotopia in its February, Thursday Family Night promotion. Herotopia is an online superhero game that is fun and educational for kids ages 6-12 years old. The promotion begins Feb. 6.
Kids visiting Ryan’s on Thursday will get a new set of collectable cards, featuring the Smighties, Herotopia’s small, but mightiest heroes. The card packs will include special codes that may be redeemed for virtual prizes in the online game. Free Herotopia-inspired Valentine’s Day greeting cards may be downloaded on the company’s website.
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Due to predicted severe winter weather, South Carolina Ports Authority facilities in Charleston are closed until Tuesday at noon. The Greer Inland Port will remain open Tuesday, according to a port authority official.
An advisory by the SCPA on Monday evening reported all facilities would be closed Today. Michael Hoffman, Terminal Manager for the Greer Inland Port, said it will be business as usual Tuesday.
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Wick Moorman, Norfolk Southern CEO, made a bold phone call last January to Jim Newsome, President/CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority.
Fast forward one year later to Friday’s invitation only party that included guests Gov. Nikki Haley, Sen. Lindsey Graham, political leaders, and business and industry decision makers. The celebration was for the $50 million Inland Port that began receiving containers 7.5 months after the March 1 groundbreaking.
A Norfolk Southern inspection train will arrive at the Greer Inland Port this afternoon delivering Gov. Nikki Haley and Sen. Lindsey Graham among others in a review of the $50 million project that broke ground only 11 months ago.
Jim Newsome, President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority and Wick Moorman, Chairman, President and CEO of Norfolk Southern, will join state and port officials and customers served by the South Carolina Inland Port.
On an evening that touted South Carolina’s two senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott as keynote speakers, the 76th annual Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce celebration announced its top awards for 2013. The annual event was held at Embassy Suites in Greenville.
The evening featured the passing of the gavel of 2013 Chairman of the Board Bill Roughton (Park Sterling Bank) to the 2014 Chairman Ken Harper (Countybank).
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Greer State Bank has launched its mobile banking app enabling customers to access their bank, bill pay and credit card accounts.
“People are constantly on the go, but not always able to visit one of our branch locations,” said Vic Grout, Chief Banking Officer and Executive Vice President, Greer State Bank. “The convenience of mobile banking lets a customer easily manage their finances whenever they choose to best fit their schedule. This new mobile app is just another one of the tools we provide to enhance the banking experience for our customers.”
Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) is seeking an agreement with Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) to partner in providing sewer services to a southern part of Greer in Spartanburg County.
CPW commissioners held a special meeting Friday to adopt a resolution allowing General Manager Randy Olson to negotiate and implement an agreement with ReWa.
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A strip mall, Dollar Tree, a monastery and two new housing developments made for one of the most active Planning Advisory Committee meetings in nearly a decade on Thursday. And that doesn’t include developers who presented a new commercial project, Riverside Crossing that will include a 45,000-square foot grocery store and 10,000- square foot strip mall across from Riverside High School.
“I don’t believe we’ve had one this big since I came here in 2007,” said Don Hollomon, city engineer.
A grocery store and strip mall is being planned for Riverside Crossing at Hammett Bridge Road and East Suber Road across from Riverside High School.
Developers for Gemini Real Estate told the Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) Thursday an unnamed 45,000-square-foot grocery store and 10,000-square-foot strip mall is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2015.
The walk-in entrance to Greer Memorial Hospital will be extended to the edge of the driveway under the canopy to rid visitors and staff of swooshing winds that filter into the hospital’s lobby.
The plan was in place before record single digit temperatures, at the beginning of the month, sent staff at the front desk scurrying for layers of clothing, winter coats and gloves.
Barre Fit classes begin at Dance Visions Thursday with the first class offered for free. It is the newest fitness craze that offers a fast and safe way to change the shape of bodies.
The exercises are a low impact workout that uses the ballet barre to tone, change and shape.
Four properties that could result in a total of 334 new homes were approved for annexation and rezoning at Monday’s Planning Commission meeting.
Commissioners, swayed by the concerns of residents speaking against the annexation at Snow and Burns roads approved the measure 4-3, but reduced the zoning request to R-15 single family that limits new houses to 175. The requested R-12 zoning would have allowed 217 homes.
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Cabela’s (NYSE: CAB) is sifting through its pool of applicants and continues on course to open its first South Carolina store in Greenville at Magnolia Park in the spring. Its location is at the junction of I-85 and I-385 on Woodruff Road.
“We are hiring 235 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees for the opening,” said Nathan Borowski, Cabela’s spokesman. “We are going through the applications now.” Interviews were conducted in late December. Jack Petty is the store’s general manager.