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Chon, a Thai cuisine restaurant, is opening downtown
DEC 23, 2016

Chon, a Thai cuisine restaurant, is opening in the first quarter of 2017.
 

A Thai cuisine restaurant will open in downtown Greer in the first quarter of 2017.

Chon will be located in the former Greer Station Diner at 219 Trade Street, next door to GreerToday.com

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National restaurants open on Christmas; hospital cafeterias are best kept secret and most serve traditional holiday fare
DEC 22, 2016

Traveling is never fun on the holidays without knowing what restaurants may be open and their hours.

Here's one of the best kept secrets for travelers: hospital cafeterias are open to feed staff, patients and visitors and most often have turkey with the trimmings. The Dogwood Cafe,with Chef Sam Kleckley, at Pelham Medical Center and the cafeteria at Greer Memorial Hospital will be open. Both cafeterias are routine stops during the week and Sundays, too.

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BNC touts its resources, local management as a Greer-friendly bank
DEC 21, 2016

BNC Regional Manager Ed Stein, Greer Branch Manager Jennifer Polson, and City Manager Blair Miller pitched their bank to a group of business representatives as a well-resourced, locally managed community bank.
 

There is a player in the Greer banking community making a pitch to become the community bank of choice.

Since Carolina Financial Corporation, operating under CresCom Bank, announced its acquisition of Greer State Bank on Nov. 8, for $45 million, one bank in particular, is publicly promoting its credentials to lure customers to their institutions.

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Jim Benson awarded honorary degree at Greenville Technical College commencement exercises
DEC 21, 2016

Jim Benson of Greer received an honorary degree from Dr. Keith Miller, president of Greenville Technical College, during commencement exercises last week.
 

Jim Benson was awarded an honorary degree at the Greenville Technical College commencement exercises last week.

Benson established a business in Greer at the age of 17, hauling used cars from Pennsylvania back to Greer to be sold. With the money he earned, he established a used car lot, and before he was 21, established a Chrysler franchise. Today, that one dealership has turned into seven, an amazing success story that began in Greer.

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Greer area merchants make last-minute shopping easy and online
DEC 20, 2016

Barista Alley
 
 

Here are some last-minute gift ideas from greater Greer merchants that may be ordered online or by visiting the businesses before the holidays. Some merchants are offering special deals.

Barista Alley

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Dave Ramsey's take on layaway
DEC 19, 2016

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

How do you feel about using layaway programs?

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Fluor-led project team completes all eight 419-foot towers for iconic New York bridge
DEC 18, 2016

All eight 419-foot towers of the iconic New New York Tappan Zee Bridge project has been put in place by a Fluor-led team.
 

All eight 419-foot towers of the iconic New New York Tappan Zee Bridge project has been put in place by a Fluor-led team.

Construction of the eight sleek, chamfered-designed concrete towers – four on both the eastbound and westbound spans – began in the late summer of 2015. The towers will support the 2,230-foot cable-stayed main span. The project team will install a total of 192 stay cables ranging in length from 190 feet to 623 feet.

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85/385: Expect disruptions, 150-foot long girders arriving to be set up on bridge
DEC 14, 2016

85/385: Expect disruptions, 150-foot long girders arriving to be set up on bridge

Drivers need to be on the lookout for possible traffic disruptions late Thursday morning and into early afternoon near the intersection of Woodruff Road and I-385.

Crews will be setting 150-foot long girders on a bridge near Woodruff Road during that time.

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Rebuild Upstate gets Best Practices Award
DEC 14, 2016

Reframe Association honored Rebuild Upstate with a Best Practices Award for Community Partnerships.
 

Reframe Association, which is a network of volunteer-based home repair and home rehab organizations throughout the country, honored Rebuild Upstate with a Best Practices Award for Community Partnerships.

The award is for agencies that work with other nonprofit organizations and community stakeholders who are vital to holistic community development. According to the nomination submitted for the agency:

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Greer Memorial Hospital earns Magnet recognition to its decorated history
DEC 14, 2016

Members of the nursing staff at Greer Memorial Hospital celebrate earning Magnet recognition.
 

Greer Memorial Hospital staff keeps thumping its chest as one of the most decorated hospitals in South Carolina for patient care.

GMH was designated Wednesday only the fourth hospital in South Carolina to earn Magnet Nursing recognition by the American Nursing Credentialing Center / Magnet Commission. The ANCC is an affiliate of the American Nurses Association.

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Dave Ramsey: Attack the debt with the largest interest rate first
DEC 14, 2016

Dave Ramsey
 

Dear Dave,

We just started following your plan, and we have $39,000 in debt. We make $55,000 a year, and two of our smaller debts — one car and a credit card — are both $7,500. The credit card has a higher interest rate, so my wife thinks we should pay it off first. I look at the car as a necessity, and for that reason I think we should pay it off first. Who’s right?

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Stunning $3 million bid for former hospital site overwhelms City Council, vote on ordinance is tabled
DEC 13, 2016

The team representing Jim Benson huddle while City Council was in a two-hour executive session.
 

City Council left almost $1 million on the table and reneged on a promise to settle what has become the jinxed former 10-acre Allen Bennett hospital site.

Just when it appeared a stunning last-minute $3 million counter offer by JBM LLC attorney Kristine Cato would seal the deal for the much-litigated property, a two-hour executive session resulted in no decision and Council facing a 2017 with a contentious issue between kingpin Greer automobile dealers squared off against each other.

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Spirited showdown expected at City Council to decide sale of former hospital site
DEC 12, 2016

City Council will hear an offer from a second bidder for the former Allen Bennett Hospital site Tuesday at 5 p.m. The offer is for $250,000 more than a previous bid.
 

The withdrawal of an injunction to stay Greer City Council’s second reading of an ordinance to sell the former Allen Bennett Hospital nearly 10-acre site has set up a spirited showdown at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall for ownership that is separated by $250,000.

“The city now admits that it is free to take the best offer,” said a spokesperson for JBM Leasing LLC. “We agree. We will be at the meeting Tuesday night, prepared to show that JBM’s offer is the best.”

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Gateway to downtown Greer shines brightly
DEC 10, 2016

The White House Salon is decorated for Christmas as it sits at a gateway into downtown Greer at 200 School Street.
 

The White House Salon is decorated for Christmas as it sits at a gateway into downtown Greer at 200 School Street.

Colt Davis, owner and operator, typically decorates the white house for all holidays and honors military and veterans for all patriotic occasions with flags and red, white and blue bunting.

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Injunction filed asking for stay for City's second reading ordinance approving sale of former Allen Bennett property
DEC 9, 2016

 

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Lawsuit alleges City of Greer made secret deal for former Allen Bennett Hospital campus
DEC 8, 2016

A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Greer by JBM Leasing LLC challenging the right of the City to make an alleged secret deal for the former Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital campus.
 
 

A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Greer by JBM Leasing LLC challenging the right of the City to make an alleged secret deal for the former Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital campus.

Mayor Rick Danner, City Administrator Ed Driggers and Executive Director of Greer Development Corporation Reno Deaton were also named as defendants.

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Magna bringing 480 jobs to $29 million seat assembly plant in Spartanburg County
DEC 6, 2016

 
Magna is building a new facility in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, to supply seats to BMW. The new plant is expected to be operational by June 2017 and could employ up to 480 people over the next four years.
 

Magna International, a BMW supplier, is adding its fourth South Carolina plant that will also bring 480 jobs in the next four years.

The new, $29 million, 230,000-square-foot facility, scheduled to open in June 2017, will be built on a 20-acre site in the Tyger River Industrial Park on Highway 290 and Anderson Mill Road.

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Health study: Patients with a primary care physician have lower healthcare costs
DEC 5, 2016

The National Institute of Health has proved that patients with a primary care physician have lower healthcare costs, better management of chronic diseases and high levels of satisfaction with their care.

Establishing a relationship with a primary care physician is beneficial for adult health and wellness. Medical Group of the Carolinas—Mountain Park introduces a new physician, Dr. Todd Fennell, an internal medicine physician.

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Dave Ramsey: Sometimes the professor is wrong
DEC 5, 2016

Dave Ramsey: Sometimes the professor is wrong

Dear Dave,

My daughter is in her first year of college. Recently, her math instructor walked students through the process of getting a credit card and building credit. We’ve always followed your plan and taught her to do the same.

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Trail derailment damages about 100 Greer manufactured BMWs
DEC 4, 2016

Trail derailment damages about 100 Greer manufactured BMWs

About 100 BMW cars assembled at the BMW Manufacturing facility in Greer were damaged Sunday when a Norfolk Southern train derailed in Jenkinsville in Fairfield County.

The train was about 85 miles from Greer on its way to Charleston when two locomotives derailed on Highway 215 about 3 p.m.

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