Trash services will be delayed by one day for city residents in observance of Labor Day. Emergency services will continue as scheduled.
City residents are reminded if new trash bins are need to call public services. A new trash bin will be brought to your residence or business and the old one will be picked up.
The Greer Fire Department is without its ladder truck for two months and the city is wrestling with how to pay more than $30,000 in excess of the insurance the driver, who caused the damage, carried.
Damage to the 17-year-old aerial truck has exceeded $55,000 and the meter is still running. Chief Chris Harvey said the truck is being repaired in Piedmont and won’t be back in service until at least mid-October to Nov. 1.
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from the South Carolina Gun Company at 242 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., Suite E.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a $5,000 award and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has announced a $5.000 reward.
Ovation Brands announced a change in operations leadership and corporate structure as the brand prepares to roll out its reinvention to the entire system.
Restaurant pros George Wooten and Pete Pascuzzi, who have been spearheading re-concepting efforts across the enterprise in executive leadership capacities, will be assuming new roles as Divisional Chiefs for the Buffet and Ryan’s brands, respectively, and both will report to COO Greg Graber.
City employees will pay the price for failing to meet minimum health standards set by a 10-member wellness committee of their peers in fiscal year 2014-2015.
City Administrator Ed Driggers told City Council Tuesday that, the intent of the program “is to promote a healthy workforce and reduce increased premiums. It rewards good behavior, a healthy lifestyle and reduces cost,” he said.
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Southern Sisters Boutique will open at 115 E. Poinsett Street in late September.
Danielle and Mary Prestifilippo specialize in jewelry and accessories.
Empire Ltd., an upscale men’s consignment clothing and shoe studio, opens today at 205 Trade Street.
James Carter is relocating his store from Fountain Inn.
Don Broadhurst has purchased Cameroon Cigars and Accessories from owners Mark Grant, his wife Anna Marie, and partner Dixon Howard. Sara Church is the store’s general manager.
The store, at 207 Trade Street, has remained open through the transaction.
Southern Thymes Café closed Monday nearly seven months after its chef proclaimed “RIP Meat and 3”.
Southern Thymes at 219 Trade Street, had signage on its window and door announcing its closing and thanking customers for their support on Monday. A separate hand-written sign announced the restaurant was for sale.
Bids totaling nearly $665,000 for grading and the purchase of steel for the Greer Commission of Public Works substation at Victor Hill were awarded today at the monthly utilities’ public meeting.
The contract between CPW and Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District, where the property exists on Victor Hill Road, is undergoing its final review, said CPW General Manager Jeffrey Tuttle.
The Rotary Club of Greater Greer installed new club officers for 2014-2015 at a dinner and program at Great Bay Oyster House.
Some of the best barbecue cooked east of the Red River will be competing for $9,000 in prize money in the two-day 4th Annual Sooie’t Relief BBQ Benefit this weekend in Greer Station.
The Wing Fling competition featuring grilled and smoked wings will be tasted and judged Friday night. The Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned cook-off Saturday features chicken, pork and beef.
Carter Smith, executive vice president at Economic Futures Group, Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce was chosen by his peers as this year’s “Upstate Economic Developer of the Year.”
The award, recognizing the work and dedication of local developers in the Upstate who have made a significant difference in their community, was announced at the Upstate SC Alliance’s mid-year meeting Wednesday.
William Grady said in two pointed sentences what it took a panel, roundtable and keynote speaker to present Thursday at the Minority Business Summit at Greer’s Grace Hall.
“Being a minority gets you in the door,” Grady, owner of Grady’s Cleaning Services, said. “What you do, keeps you in that door.”
Road closures have been announced for Friday and Saturday’s Sooie’t Relief BBQ Benefit in downtown Greer.
Cookers arriving Thursday from noon to 9 p.m. will park in the cooker lot. The festival is 6-10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday.
A Minority Business Summit will be held Thursday at Grace Hall from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kinneil Coltman, Chief Diversity Officer at Greenville Health System, will be the keynote speaker at a free lunch from noon – 1:15 p.m. Greer Memorial Hospital is the presenting sponsor.
Bojangles’ at Buncombe is considered another feather in the development of the Buncombe Road/Hwy. 14 to Wade Hampton Blvd. corridor.
The fast-food restaurant had its ribbon cutting today with city executives and Bojangles’ corporate officials officially welcoming customers to its first store serving the rapidly growing Riverside community.
The Greenville County Workforce Investment Board (GCWIB) is accepting applications for Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) programs.
The program is subsidized through the Federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and provides funding for training needed in current businesses due to expansion, new technology, retooling, new services/product lines and new organizational structuring or as part of a layoff avoidance strategy. Approximately $78,401 is available during this application round.