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Kouskolekas participates in Donate Life Rose Parade float
DEC 31, 2015

Tony Kouskolekas, President of Pelham Medical Center in Greer, contributed a handwritten dedication in honor of organ and tissue donors on the 2016 Donate Life float at Friday's Rose Parade.
 

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) will be part of 2016’s Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, Calif. on Friday.

Tony Kouskolekas, President of Pelham Medical Center in Greer and SRHS leaders Anita Butler and Paul Newhouse participated in the Donate Life Rose Parade Float CEO Rose Dedication Program. The program provides hospital leaders the opportunity to leave a handwritten dedication in honor of organ and tissue donors on the 2016 Donate Life float.

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New River Bluegrass has No. 1 song entering 2016
DEC 29, 2015

Members of New River Bluegrass are Dwayne Brown, Mike Johnson, Barry Long, Mike Mullins, Chuck Price and Andy Smith.
 

New River Bluegrass will begin 2016 with the number one song, “God of Isaac & Abraham” on the Singing News Bluegrass chart.

It is the second time New River has been number one but it’s the first time a Barry Long written song has hit the top of the chart. The group’s “When I look back down the road” reached number one in November 2013.

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Hollywild hires Platt as animal curator
DEC 21, 2015

S. Nigel Platt has been hired as animal curator for Hollywild Animal Park.
 

S. Nigel Platt has been hired as animal curator for Hollywild Animal Park.

“Mr. Platt brings a wealth of experience and passion for quality animal care to his leadership position at Hollywild,” said executive director Kim Atchley. “He is a perfect fit for the collective efforts of our board, staff, and volunteers as we move forward into a new era for Hollywild.” 

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CPW holiday lights winners announced
DEC 20, 2015

Bobby Lindsay won for most creative light display.
 

Greer Commission of Public Works selected its holidays lights contest winners.

Todd VaRnadore  won best overall, Bobby Lindsay for most creative and Phillip Taylor for best use of LED lights. Each are CPW customers and were awarded $100 each.

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'It's Mommy!' Soldier home from Kuwait surprises daughter
DEC 18, 2015

Ryann Hoffhaus, 3, peeks through the wrapping to see what big present awaits her.
 

Ryann Hoffhaus, 3, peeled back the wrapping on a 6 ½-foot tall box in the corner of Wild Ace Pizza and Pub.

Nodding her head Ryann ripped the package open at her eye level, peeked inside and yelled, “It’s Mommy!”

Sgt. Cecilia Hoffhaus reached for her daughter, gave her a tight hug and a big kiss on the cheek. “I dreamed about this for days,” Hoffhaus said Friday.

 

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Foothills Philharmonic has free holiday concert
DEC 18, 2015

The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra hosts a free Christmas Concert at Greer First Baptist Church on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
 

The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra highlights its 15th concert season with a free Christmas Concert and Toys for Tots drive at Greer First Baptist Church on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

The orchestra, conducted by Kory Frieze, will play traditional holiday favorites, both secular and Christian. Guests are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy.

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'Shopping from a wheelchair is a nightmare'
DEC 17, 2015

Author Kim Wooten shows the difficulty shopping, even without the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds that accompany holiday shoppers.
 

Long lines and crowded stores can come as a headache to some shoppers. However, Christmastime brings challenges to shoppers with disabilities.

“There's music and moving lights and large crowds and it's just difficult to maneuver anywhere," stated Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, a professor of marketing at the Rutgers School of Business-Camden. 

Kaufman-Scarborough has studied consumers with disabilities since 1995 and has found that most consumer research failed to consider customers with mobility issues ­– such as those having to shop from a wheelchair – as well as people with hearing, vision and cognitive impairments.

 

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Blue Ridge Brewing Co. schedules April opening
DEC 16, 2015

The Blue Ridge Brewing Company restaurant will be at 306 Trade Street featuring rooftop dining. The brewery will be in a separate building next door.
 

The Blue Ridge Brewing Co. in Greer is scheduled to open in April, according to owner Bob Hiller. It will feature a full-scale brewery next door.

“I don’t like opening restaurants in winter and the Greer rooftop is so important to us we feel pretty confident that we can be open in the first or second week of April,” Hiller told GreerToday.com.

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A Christmas Story: Ja'len's smile will light up a room
DEC 13, 2015

Ja'len Shippy lights up when he talks about his favorite things to do at Christmas.
 
 

Ja'len Shippy, 11, has a smile that will light up the room.

Ja'len also lights up when he talks about his favorite things to do at Christmas.

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A Christmas Story: Ashton's bike is best present ever
DEC 11, 2015

Ashton Townsend's best Christmas present ever,

Ashton Townsend is 10-years-old and has a close bond with his family. Spending time with family, said Ashton, is his favorite part about the holidays.

"I'm most thankful for having my family," Ashton said.

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A Christmas Story: Cadence exhibits the holiday spirit
DEC 10, 2015

Cadence Bailey isn't bashful about showing her Christmas spirit.
 

Cadence Bailey is a shy four-year-old, but she's not bashful about showing her Christmas spirit.

"My favorite part of Christmas is getting presents," Cadence said.

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Tim Lowe is keynote speaker for annual Chamber event
DEC 9, 2015

Tim Lowe, President of Lowes Foods, with Lisa Garland, owner of the Stomping Grounds, the unofficial ambassador for the grocery store chain in Greer.
 

Tim Lowe, President of Lowes Foods, will be the keynote speaker for the 78th Annual Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.

The event is Feb. 4, 6-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort and Conference Center.

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A Christmas Story: Lillian celebrated birthday at Christmas parade
DEC 9, 2015

A Christmas Story: Lillian celebrated birthday at Christmas parade

Lillian Owens celebrated her fifth birthday on Sunday at the Greer Christmas parade and she is already bursting with holiday spirit.

"I like the (Christmas) lights," said Lillian.

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Hightower to host harmonica workshop
DEC 8, 2015

Max Hightower will host a harmonica workshop on Dec. 20 at Rhythm & Brews at 213 Trade Street.

A young and adult workshop will be held with children 5-13 years old at 2-2:45 p.m. and adults from 2-2:45 p.m. The youth session is $10 and adults is $25.

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A Christmas Story: Ben all about spreading holiday cheer
DEC 8, 2015

Ben Hannah likes celebrating Christmas holidays with family, friends and at church.
 

Ben Hannah is nine-years old and he loves people.

Ben knows exactly what Christmastime is all about, too.

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Christmas parade in a word: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
DEC 7, 2015

What can be better than waving to Santa Claus and enjoying cotton candy during a parade?
 
 

The Greer Christmas Parade put an exclamation point on the weekend’s Christ in Greer activities.

“We had perfect weather, people came out early which was great, we had a larger group (92) of entries and Santa was feeling good this year speaking and walking with the crowd, Caroline Robertson, Executive Director of Greer Relief, and the organizing non-profit for the third consecutive year.

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A Christmas Story: Ava is tech savvy for her age
DEC 7, 2015

Ava enjoyed the Greer Christmas parade on Sunday.
 

Ava Raines is eight years old and enjoys lots of things about the holiday season.

"I like opening presents and going to other people's houses," she said.

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A Christmas Story: Shelby expecting regal holidays
DEC 5, 2015

Shelby is looking forward to a Christmas fit for a princess.
 

Shelby Williams is seven-years-old and is royal, indeed, so she knows exactly what she wants for Christmas.

"I want a castle I can go into," says Shelby.

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A Christmas Story: Guya still making her Santa list
DEC 5, 2015

Guya Diedhio's favorite Christmas present ever is a

Guya Diedhio, 8, loves the holidays and all of the yummy food that comes with it.

She knows exactly what her favorite Christmas meal is.

"Chicken is my favorite," she said.

 

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Christmas in Greer weekend begins with tree lighting
DEC 4, 2015

The Christmas tree lighting in City Park drew one of the largest crowds to the annual event, according to city police.

Santa Claus came to town Friday night and lit the Greer Christmas tree in City Park.

The tree lighting was the beginning of a three-day Christmas celebration for kids and adults. City officials said it was the largest crowd to attend the tree lighting in recent memory.

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