A hug Gunnery Sgt. Jacqueline Samuel received Friday was “like heaven,” she said.
Bree, 6, and Milani, 4, were surprised beyond belief when Samuel met up with her daughters for the first time since last December. Bree ran to her mother and wrapped her arms around Jacqueline. Milani was a little more tentative, unsure if what she was seeing was real or imagined.
The Bryant Center of the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department held its annual awards ceremony recently to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and to recognize business and community leaders who support the agency's mission.
Publix grocery store in Duncan was recognized as the Business Partner of the Year for providing employment opportunities for clients. Sarah Gaff talked about how she used Bryant Center services to become an employee at Publix.
Bass Pro Shops closed on its purchase of 75 acres of land Thursday on the border of Greer in Spartanburg County at the intersection of I-85 and Highway 101.
The price was not disclosed between Bass Pro Shops and Milliken Enterprises. The imminent partnership was announced in April.
Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) presented its annual Pollution Prevention (P2) award for 2014 to Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc. for its innovative pollution prevention initiatives.
“Mitsubishi Polyester Film is an abiding partner with ReWa in promoting a cleaner environment as evidenced in their excellent pretreatment compliance record. The achievement of earning the 2014 Renewable Water Resources Pollution Prevention Award is further demonstration of their continuous dedication to exemplary environmental stewardship,” said Joel Jones, Pretreatment Program Manager.
Customers of Greer Commission of Public Works are asked to contact the utility this week for pilot lights to be lit in anticipation of near-freezing temperatures in the greater Greer area this weekend.
Saturday and Sunday low temperatures are forecast for 34 and 35 degrees, respectively. CPW is closed on weekends except for emergency service.
Bids for parts have been approved for construction of the fifth substation in the Greer Commission of Public Works inventory.
The three CPW commissioners unanimously approved $1.1 million and General Manager Jeff Tuttle said the lease to the property on the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District site has been signed.
Savings account? Check. Retirement account? Check. Debt managed responsibly? Check. Life insurance? Wait a minute ...
Jason Clark of BIN112 has been selected the Restaurateur of the Year by the Upstate Hospitality Association.
The prestigious award is part of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) recognizing the top members in its association. Peers, suppliers and associates nominate candidates.
Greer Commission of Public Works was recognized as the lone recipient to be honored for advancement of alternative fuel usage.
Jennifer Satterthwaite, presented the inaugural award – Emily Hall Tremaine Local Government Energy Leadership Award – at Monday’s monthly CPW commissioners meeting.
Greer has arguably the lowest price of gas in the United States.
The GreerToday.com gas price comparison shows the lowest price at $2.64 a gallon of unleaded fuel at Murphy USA at 14065 E. Wade Hampton Blvd. and Marathon at 1904 Gap Creek Road.
Do you know someone who would never call attention to accomplishments and deserves recognition?
Greenville Technical College is "Calling and Heroes," and needs your help in identifying those deserving individuals. Each year, the college recognizes members of the community and the college who act unselfishly in service to others.
Business leaders, attorneys, a municipal judge, a city councilman and others joined host, the Greer Police Department, in the Cops for Tots Charity Golf tournament Thursday.
The tournament at the Greer Country Club is the main fundraiser for the GPD. Proceeds are used to purchase gifts for under privileged children in need in the greater Greer area.
Bojangles' will open its second Greer restaurant within two months Monday morning.
The restaurant opens at 5 a.m. across from BMW at 1487 Highway 101 South. Owners Lee Ann and Allen Johnston opened Bojangles' at Buncombe in August. The Johnstons own five Bojangles' in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.
Passengers at GSP could have easily surmised a gun and knife show was being held Wednesday at the baggage claim area.
Instead the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had a display table of grenades, guns, knives, a power drill, tools and liquids that were among the 100 pounds of abandoned property during the past 30 days at Greenville-Spartanburg International.
Brian Martin was perfect with five motions made and all five passed unanimously, 7-0, at the Greer City Planning Commission Monday night.
It was another energy-filled meeting.
My husband will be leaving his full-time job in a year so that he can go back to school full-time and finish his degree. We’ve both agreed this is what we want to do, but it means that we’ll go from a yearly income of $90,000 to $45,000.
Doug Messer, owner of Dixie Messer Mirror and Glass for the past 36 years, died Sunday after a courageous battle with cancer.
Read Messer’s obituary here.
Three brothers are opening Five Guys at Suber Commons Monday at 11 a.m.
Maxwell, Bryan and Kevin Griffith are opening their seventh Five Guys franchise restaurant in the upstate.
Norfolk Southern has added a Saturday outbound train from the Greer Inland Port to Charleston. That increases outbound NS service to six trains a week with a Saturday cutoff of 5 p.m. and availability in Charleston by noon the following Monday.
The schedule of inbound trains per week remains at five while the container gates at the South Carolina Inland Port are open 24/7 for truck activity.