Aldi is entering the Greer market with a 17,000-square-foot grocery store to be built at Poinsett and Wade Hampton Blvd, at the former site of the D & D Motors used car lot.
The store will occupy 1.9 acres of the 7.9-acre parcel. The remaining six acres will be developed later.
The top to the aviation tower at the new Wild Ace Restaurant and Pub at 103 Depot Street was put in place last week.
The topping out represents the highest point, 32-feet, of the restaurant.
Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is launching a new Fab 5 campaign to create awareness of the consistent need for basic food items. The campaign features items that frequently run low in the Food Pantry at the nonprofit organization.
“Last year we found out that people like to know specific ways to support us,” said Cindy Simpler, GCM Executive Director. “This list is a way for folks to remember to pick up a few extra of the items they probably already purchase at the grocery store and donate them to us.”
Greer Community Ministries is promoting the national Souperbowl of Caring event this month as a way to help feed hungry neighbors in the Greater Greer area. Primarily a youth-based campaign, the Souperbowl coincides with the National Football League’s Super Bowl game on Feb. 1.
Last year, 7,600 groups nationwide raised over $8.4 million in cash and food donations for local charities. Groups can sign up at souperbowl.org and designate Greer Community Ministries (GCM) as the local recipient for funds. There are a variety of ways that groups can raise funds to support GCM. Registered organizations will receive a Playbook of ideas.
You won’t find Fred Earle, Jr., getting up at the crack of dawn. That would mean he’s late for work.
“Fred will get to work at 4 to 4:15 in the morning. If he’s here after 4:15, Fred is late,” said Randy Jones, owner of Mutt’s in Greer. Earle leaves Anderson, where he has lived for the past three years, at 3 a.m.
A Military Benefit Night for the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) will be held on Monday, Jan. 12 at all Ovation Brands restaurants. The Greer-based family casual restaurant chain includes Ryan's, HomeTown Buffet and Old Country Buffet.
The national fundraiser will be held 5-8 p.m. and a portion of the sales generated during that time will be donated to ASYMCA.
Chick-fil-A announced the company learned on Dec. 19 that there was "limited suspicious" payment card activity at some of its locations. The Atlanta-based fast food chain did not disclose how wide-spread the possible breach, number of restaurants or the locations.
A news release by Chick-fil-A read it was working with law enforcement to determine the extent of the activity. Customers will be told more information later, according to the company. If a breach is substantiated, customers will not liable for fraudulent charges and Chick-fil-A said it will pay for identity protection services to those affected, including credit monitoring.