Jason Clark of BIN112 has been selected the Restaurateur of the Year by the Upstate Hospitality Association.
The prestigious award is part of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) recognizing the top members in its association. Peers, suppliers and associates nominate candidates.
David Dalby harvested some of the best crops to date at the Greer Memorial Hospital’s community garden this past summer.
Dalby is producing winter crops at the garden for the first time. He said the cold weather crops are good up to 10 degrees below zero.
Bojangles' will open its second Greer restaurant within two months Monday morning.
The restaurant opens at 5 a.m. across from BMW at 1487 Highway 101 South. Owners Lee Ann and Allen Johnston opened Bojangles' at Buncombe in August. The Johnstons own five Bojangles' in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.
Three brothers are opening Five Guys at Suber Commons Monday at 11 a.m.
Maxwell, Bryan and Kevin Griffith are opening their seventh Five Guys franchise restaurant in the upstate.
Greer Station Café is tentatively scheduled to open Nov. 1, according to Wendy Mitchell owner of the restaurant, formerly Southern Thymes.
Mitchell told GreerToday.com she decided the name change to brand it with the central business district marketed as Greer Station.
Bi-Lo Holdings announced it is closing 23 low performing stores before or on Monday, Nov. 17.
No stores in Greer are closing but two in Greenville County will be among the 23 closed – Hampton Point, 3039 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors and 2712 Anderson Road, Greenville.
Ford Emery celebrated his third birthday in a fashion few children have experienced – at the Greer Fire Department at 103 West Poinsett Street.
This week, Oct. 5-11, is fire prevention week.
The Oktoberfest will be held in nearly perfect weather Saturday for a day of food, drink and entertainment on two stages. It is the traditional end to Greer’s festival season.
Roads will be closed to vehicular traffic in downtown Greer from 6 a.m. Saturday until 1 a.m. Sunday for the annual Oktoberfest.
• Trade St. from Poinsett St. to railroad tracks
Lake Robinson’s annual celebration is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 12, at the J. Verne Smith recreational area.
The 800-acre lake has served as a wildlife habitat, fishing, recreational area and drinking water source.
QuikTrip could have saved the expense of a private jet and a squad of execs to promote its second Greer store opening Thursday at 6 a.m.