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Ryan's launches kids promotion with superheroes
JAN 31, 2014

Ryan's launches kids promotion with superheroes

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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Protect yourself against collectors seeking electronic access
JAN 28, 2014

Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

I’ve heard you say to never give collectors access to your checking account. Does that include payments with a debit card too?

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Weather advisories close Charleston port, Greer remains open
JAN 27, 2014

The Greer Inland Port will be closed noon Tuesday until 1 p.m. Wednesday because of predicted severe weather. 

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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Engaged? Start planning now. A to-do-list for brides-to-be
JAN 26, 2014

The decision to get married is the first of many big decisions you will be making in the weeks and months to come. 

Advertise in our Bridal and Wedding section.

• Free engagement and wedding announcement with photo(s).

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Norfolk Southern's call set Inland Port in action mode
JAN 24, 2014

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.

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Haley, Graham to highlight ceremony at Inland Port
JAN 24, 2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham is due at the Inland Port in Greer this afternoon for a ceremony. Graham was guest speaker with Sen. Tim Scott Thursday night at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet at the Embassy Suites in Greenville.

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.

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Chamber doles out top 2013 awards at 76th annual celebration
JAN 23, 2014

Greer Mayor Rick Danner, right, was presented the Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award.

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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Create a registry that reflects your personality as a couple
JAN 22, 2014

• Advertise in our Bridal and Wedding section. Email Julie here.
• Free. Publicize your engagements and wedding announcements here.

For engaged couples, it can seem as if there are a million things to accomplish before the big day arrives. One essential piece of the wedding puzzle involves creating a registry that makes it easy for guests to celebrate your union with gifts that reflect your personality as a couple.

• Before Building Your Registry It's no wonder why guests love the ease and simplicity of a gift registry. But many couples may not know where to begin when setting out to create this useful list. Here are some helpful pointers from Macy's to help you get started on creating a perfect wedding registry:

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Beer tanks arrive, brewery's plans include mid-March opening
JAN 22, 2014

Brewery tanks arrived at the Swamp Rabbit Brewery and Taproom Tuesday.

From our media coverage partners at TravelersRestTribune.com

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GCM's guide to 5 essential food donations for coming weeks
JAN 21, 2014

Greer Community Ministries is asking for donations of the Fabulous Five foods in subsequent weeks (see list below story).

By Krista Gibson

Greer Community Ministries

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Greer State Bank launches mobile banking app
JAN 21, 2014

Greer State Bank is posting banners signaling its celebration of 25 years of service to the community.

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.”

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CPW, ReWa seek agreement until legislature defines responsibilities
JAN 20, 2014

CPW, ReWa seek agreement until legislature defines responsibilities

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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Dave Ramsey: You don't want to mess with these guys
JAN 20, 2014

Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

My husband has his own business installing windows. As a result, we now have IRS and state tax debt. We’re managing the payments, but where should these debts be placed in the debt snowball plan?

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Strip mall, Dollar Tree, 2 housing developments make for long PAC meeting
JAN 17, 2014

Dollar Tree will move to this location at Wade Hampton Blvd. and Patterson Road as a stand alone store.

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.

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Grocery store, strip mall planned for Riverside Crossing
JAN 16, 2014

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.

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Greer Memorial entrance to get relief from swooshing winds
JAN 15, 2014

The entrance to the lobby of Greer Memorial Hospital will be extended out to the curb to rid visitors and staff of winds that bring in cold air.

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.

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Barre Fit classes begin Thursday at Dance Visions
JAN 14, 2014

Barre Fit classes begin at Dance Visions on Thursday. The first class is free.

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.

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334 new homes get Planning Commission's approval
JAN 14, 2014

Phil Pickett, Amy Macks and Jan Keith sign in to speak at Monday night's City Planning Commission meeting.

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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Dave Ramsey: Putting emergency funds into bonds is a bad idea
JAN 13, 2014

Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

What do you think about the idea of putting your emergency fund into bonds?

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Cabela's sifting through applications for 235 hires by spring opening
JAN 10, 2014

Cabela's sifting through applications for 235 hires by spring opening

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.

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