Facebook

CITIZEN JOURNALISM From June 2015


ARTICLE ARCHIVES

Greer Chamber supports removal of Confederate flag from State House grounds
JUN 23, 2015

Greer Chamber supports removal of Confederate flag from State House grounds

In the aftermath of last week’s tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina has proven itself to be as resilient a state as it is caring. The horrific shooting has caused many to question the presence of a confederate flag on State House grounds, and while our main focus is, and will continue to be, the victims and their families, opportunities for change should not be disregarded.   

At 4 o’clock yesterday, Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from State House grounds. While we understand the flag represents heritage to some, to many, it represents hurt. The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Executive Board voted to support the removal of such a divisive symbol from our state grounds, and hope the necessary steps to complete this process will be taken swiftly so an already grieving state may continue to heal.

Read More


Gowdy, Scott co-author Trade Promotion Authority stand on transparency
JUN 17, 2015

Rep. Trey Gowdy spoke at the sold out Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce First Friday luncheon on June 7.

By Rep. Trey Gowdy & Sen. Tim Scott

International trade accounts for more than one in five jobs in South Carolina, and in the Upstate alone exports support more than 64,000 jobs. To put it simply, our state is a trading powerhouse.

Whether it's exporting automobiles or agricultural products, producing tires and turbines or powering a manufacturing renaissance, our workers can compete with anyone, anywhere.

Read More



BROWSE OLDER ARTICLES


2017 - Mar (3) | Feb (1) |
2016 - Dec (2) | Jun (1) | Mar (1) | Feb (1) |
2015 - Nov (1) | Oct (1) | Aug (1) | Jul (3) | Jun (2) | May (1) | Mar (1) | Jan (3)
2014 - Sep (1) | Apr (2) | Jan (1)
2013 - Nov (2) | Oct (1) | Jul (3) | Jun (2) | Apr (1) | Mar (1) |
2012 - Dec (3) | Oct (1) | Sep (1) | May (2) |

Trending: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Obituaries, Chon Restaurant, Allen Bennett Hospital