There should be no more confusion on who is responsible for sidewalk snow/ice removal at businesses and the penalty incurred for being non-compliance.
Jason Clark, owner of BIN112 and Strip Club 104 A Steak House, on Trade and Poinsett streets, respectively summed it up in laymen terms. “The city’s responsibility is to clear the road so emergency vehicles can get out first and then the public. If you own a business, it’s the owner’s responsibility.”
Greer City Council didn't have to spend much time on hearing downtown merchants complaining about the city's snow and ice cleanup last weekend.
No one spoke, merchants or residents, at City Council during public forum or when City Administrator Ed Driggers gave a storm report on the city’s efforts to plow and sand 1,368 miles of city streets.
Perry Williams was selected chairman of the Greer Commission of Public Works Board of Commissioners at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.
Williams replaces Jeff Howell, who served as chairman since 2014. Williams was first elected to the board in 2009 and served as chairman from 2011 through 2012. Howell was recently re-elected to his fourth term on the Board of Commissioners.
Do you recommend having people keep their W2 numbers as close to their tax return numbers as possible, even if they might have to pay at the end of the year or have more taken out?
Snow and ice removal from downtown streets was the hottest topic at the Stomping Grounds Saturday night. And it continued Monday.
About 50 people from nearby neighborhoods and downtown businesses and apartments gathered Saturday at the Stomping Grounds coffee and wine shop as it was virtually the only business open.
The Greer Development Corporation (GDC) has entered into a partnership with Buxton, a retail analytics company to strengthen the community’s retail development strategy.
Buxton will be used to identify retailers for best-fit site selections for Greer, according to the GDC.
Most churches have cancelled or curtailed services Sunday as roads in the upstate remained icy overnight from snow and ice that fell across greater Greer this weekend.
The Greer Inland Port more than doubled the facility’s December volume in rail moves, the South Carolina Ports Authority reported at Wednesday’s board meeting in Charleston.
The Inland Port handled 7,824 moves in December. Rail volumes grew 76.5 percent during its second full calendar year of operation, with 75,111 total rail moves completed in 2015.
Pelham Medical Center (PMC) has received Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). It designates PMC as Greer’s only certified primary stroke center.
Pelham Medical Center is part of a group of providers focused on complex stroke care.
Tim Lowe is keynote speaker.
Lowes Foods is beginning to take shape with its opening targeted for the fall.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has announced “GPS: Goals, Plans & Strategies” as its program of work and its executive board members for 2016.
Tony Kouskolekas, president of Pelham Medical Center will serve as chairman of the board. Rosylin Weston, GSP International Airport, is chair-elect and Mark King, of Mark King Consulting is immediate past chairman.
By Citizens Building & Loan
Many parents and grandparents are opening passbook savings accounts for their children. They see a passbook savings account as a useful teaching tool to help kids learn and appreciate how to save. One reason is that a passbook is tangible, it is a small booklet that keeps a running record of all the savings transactions.
Filling up your gas tank in Greer continues to be a pleasure.
Within two days of the photo taken above, gas prices in Greer have fallen below the $1.50 mark for regular unleaded.
Owners are rebranding a downtown bar into a more Trade Street-friendly environment
Rhythms On Trade is being rebranded into a music café and live recording studio. Curtis Hanvey who purchased Rhythms and Brews has decided to change the name and feature a variety of music every day except Sunday.
Daniel Fahr has been named the Young Professional of the Year for 2015 by the Water Environment Association of South Carolina – Blue Ridge/Foothills District. Fahr, serving as a wasterwater operator, has been with the Greer Commission of Public Works (Greer CPW) since October 2013.
“It’s certainly an honor to be recognized, especially when so many bright people do a great job in our region,” Fahr said. “More than anything, I enjoy working with a team that both serves the Greer community and protects our environment.”
BMW Manufacturing Co. in Greer is officially the brand’s largest annual production facility in the world, company officials announced Monday.
Greer recorded BMW’s largest annual production in 2015 when 400,904 X-models rolled off the line.
Clemson fever had a huge impact on Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer.
Unbeaten Clemson (14-0) plays Alabama (13-1) at 8:30 tonight in Glendale, Ariz., for the college football championship.
Mark Khoury was the most excited person at a pre-opening party at Abbott’s Frozen Custard Thursday night.
Khoury, owner of downtown Greer’s newest eatery at 119 E. Poinsett Street, told of his growing up in Rochester, N.Y., with Abbott’s as much a part of his life as the Clock restaurant is to Greer residents past and present.
The X5 Sports Activity Vehicles produced at Greer’s BMW Manufacturing Co., set a new sales record in 2015 and helped pace the BMW brand to a new annual sales record.
There were 54,997 X5s sold last year, nearly 17 percent more than 2014.